Billy Dukes is a Senior Editor and Executive Producer at Taste of Country, where he has over 11,000 articles to his name. His media background includes jobs as music director at WQDR 94.7 in Raleigh, N.C.; writer for Recoil Magazine, a monthly out of Grand Rapids, Mich.; and writer for the Kalamazoo Gazette in Kalamazoo, Mich. The Western Michigan University graduate followed a girl to Raleigh in 2006 and wisely married her one year later. In 2014, they moved to Nashville, where they now live with their three sons. In his free time, Billy enjoys playing and watching baseball, cycling and home renovation.
Kenny Rogers’ Estate Suing Over Final Tour DVD Package
Officially, Rogers' last call was in Oct. 2017.
2021 Grammy Nominations: 5 Snubs, 4 Surprises + 1 Historic Moment
Maybe you only saw a list of names when the nominations were revealed. Our insiders spotted broken hearts and career-making moments.
Here Are the 2021 Grammy Awards Nominees
Nominees for the 2021 Grammy Awards include a mix of established country hitmakers and newcomers.
Kane Brown Sells ‘Rex’ the Truck
It's the end of an era for Kane Brown.
Dan + Shay Lead Country Winners at the 2020 American Music Awards
Blake Shelton, Kane Brown and Maren Morris also won AMAs.
Luke Bryan’s Wife Is Limping Around, Again [Picture]
It's the second time in six months she suffered a serious leg injury.
Carrie Underwood’s HBO Max Christmas Special to Feature John Legend, Son Isaiah
Underwood's new Christmas special is set to debut on HBO Max in December.
Lee Brice Describes His COVID-19 Symptoms
He tested positive on Nov. 8, just ahead of the 2020 CMA Awards.
86-Year-Old Woman Jumps Up to Dance to Carrie Underwood’s ‘Sunday Night Football’ Theme [W…
Marlene's dancing to the NBC show's theme might be the best thing you see this week.
Jason Aldean’s Wife Figured Out What Scares Him + Yes, There’s Video
The singer was sitting at home, watching television and eating Cheez-Its when Brittany sat down next to him for the first prank.
Tim McGraw Announces Greatest Hits Album, ‘McGraw Machine Hits: 2013-2019′
Guest stars include Faith Hill, Keith Urban, Midland and more.
New Country Music Albums Coming in 2021
There was plenty of time to write and record great country music for release in 2021.