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.
14 Country Stars Who Deserve More Respect
Including country legends that are an eye-popping 0-29 at major awards shows!
Morgan Wallen Slams Record Release, Drops New Version of ‘Spin You Around’
"I cringe when I listen to these songs," he says.
How Lainey Wilson Became the Black Crowes’ First Ever Collaboration
Look for a song called "Wilted Rose" on the Black Crowes' new 'Happiness Bastards' album.
Jelly Roll Reveals What He Really Thinks About Morgan Wallen
"He's truly brilliant!"
Chris Young’s Lawyer Demands Apology, Dropped Charges After Singer’s Arrest
Chris Young "never should have been arrested," his lawyer says.
Why Is the Bluebird Cafe Closed?
Nearly two dozen shows have been canceled at the Bluebird this month.
Dolly Parton’s Sister Slams Elle King Tribute: ‘Lil Spoiled Brat’
For a third straight day, Stella Parton took to social media to sound off on Elle King's tribute performance.
11 Great Country Songs About Getting Arrested
When country stars get arrested, there's an upside!
Chris Young Arrested at a Nashville Bar
Young was charged with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and assault of an officer and released Tuesday morning.
40 Country Singers Who Died Too Soon
It's more tragic when it's unexpected, as is the case with these country singers who died before their time.
See Nicole Kidman’s Little Black Dress — Emphasis on ‘Little’ — On ‘The Expats’ Red Carpet [Pictures]
Kidman's Atelier Versace gown featured an unthinkably low back and daring split up her left thigh.
See Jelly Roll’s Epic Birthday Message for Wife Bunnie Xo
"The Halfway To Heaven" singer typed over 200 words of praise and adulation for his wife.