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Billy Dukes' music background includes jobs as Music Director and night DJ 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. They live in northeast Wake County with their two dogs Daisy and Clementine and their son. In his free time Billy enjoys playing and watching baseball, cycling, and exploring nature.
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Luke Bryan Helps YouTube Sensation Score First Kiss With ‘The View’ Host Jenny McCarthy

Luke Bryan co-hosted 'The View' last week, but YouTube sensation Tommy Woolridge stole the show. The man who famously used Bryan and other artists' lyrics to try to pick up women and failed had much better success with former Playboy Playmate Jenny McCarthy. Much better success.

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Dallas Davidson
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‘That’s My Kind of Night’ Songwriter Dallas Davidson Responds to Zac Brown’s Criticism

Dallas Davidson is one of Nashville's biggest songwriters. As part of the Peach Pickers, he's helped write many of the top hits of the last five years, including Luke Bryan's 'That's My Kind of Night.' Naturally, Davidson says he took it personally when Zac Brown attacked his song.

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Scotty McCreery
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Scotty McCreery Grabs Top Spot on ToC Top 10 Video Countdown

The streak is over! Scotty McCreery's 'See You Tonight' video has displaced 10-week champion Kellie Pickler with the new No. 1 video, as decided by fans and Taste of Country readers. That's not the only shift on the Top 10 list however. New videos from Luke Bryan and Keith Urban also make an entrance.

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Scotty McCreery, Toby Keith
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New Country Music Releases – October 2013

October is just a busy as September when it comes to new country music releases. Almost a dozen albums make this list, and that promises to change as the month progresses. Scotty McCreery and Toby Keith have two of the more highly-anticipated new albums, and everyone wants to be sure they have new music on store shelves in time for Christmas. 

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Chris Young Pushed to Stretch His Style, Vocal Limits on ‘A.M.’

For Chris Young, a new album is an opportunity to push himself further both creatively and vocally. This comes with risks. It's easy to push too far and find your fans responding with criticism, or even worse, ambivalence. That doesn't seem like it's going to be a problem for this 28-year-old.

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Keith Urban, Gary Allan
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New Songs on the Radio – September 2013

Country radio lights up with new songs from superstars like Keith Urban and Hank Williams, Jr. in September 2013. 'We Were Us' is from Urban's new 'Fuse' album. It's a duet with Miranda Lambert that has fans buzzing even louder about the highly-anticipated project. Williams, Jr.'s 'I Think I'll Just Stay Here and Drink' is also a duet (and a cover). 

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Gary Allan George Strait
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Gary Allan vs. George Strait – The Showdown

Gary Allan's powerful new song 'It Ain't the Whiskey' has stormed through its first two rounds of Showdown competition, but today's challenger might be a more imposing obstacle. Earlier this week, Allan's track took 86 percent of the vote in a win over Chris Stapleton's 'It Ain't the Whiskey.' That sets up a matchup with George Strait

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Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean
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Jason Aldean Comes to Luke Bryan’s Defense After Zac Brown Blast

Jason Aldean has Luke Bryan's back. While the 'That's My Kind of Night' singer himself hasn't responded publicly to comments made by Zac Brown about his song, Aldean had some strong words for people "runnin' their mouths."

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Taylor Swift, Gary Allan, Carrie Underwood
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Gary Allan Says His Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood Comments Were Taken Out of Context

What seemed like the next round of artist vs. artist criticisms was misconstrued and taken out of context, according to one of the parties involved. Gary Allan says his answer to Larry King's question about whether or not Carrie Underwood and Taylor Swift are country has been spun in a way he didn't intend.

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Kellie Pickler, Scotty McCreery
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Former ‘American Idol’ Stars Battle for Top Spot on ToC Top 10 Video Countdown

Kellie Pickler's latest video sets a record with a 10th straight win, but a new challenger to her crown has emerged. Scotty McCreery made an impressive debut with the 'See You Tonight' video; will his fans have what it takes to make the clip No. 1 this week?

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Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Keith Urban
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Top 40 Country Songs – September 2013

The next generation of country stars hold down many of the top spots on this list of the Top 40 country songs for September 2013. You'll find a hot country duo and a solo male with one heck of a pedigree. More established stars like Keith Urban and Jason Aldean also fill out two of the Top 10 songs, but neither have their single in the No. 1 spot. 

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Keith Urban
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Keith Urban Gets Stuck in New York City, Misses Concert

Keith Urban's Sept. 12 performance in Cleveland, Ohio was canceled due to a line of thunderstorms that grounded airplanes across the northeast on Thursday afternoon. The singer sent out a message to fans explaining that he was stuck in a New York City airport.

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