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.
The 2021 CMT Awards Red Carpet Was Smokin’! [Pictures]
Hot pink is very in for 2021.
Ingrid Andress’ ‘Lady Like’ Is Her Artist Statement [Listen]
It's that honesty that makes the performance so compelling.
Miranda Lambert and Jon Pardi Two-Stepping Is Pure Country Magic [Watch]
Pardi definitely led.
Doug Kiker, ‘American Idol’ Singing Garbage Man, Arrested for Harassment
Kiker appeared during Season 18 of American Idol, in 2020.
When Randy Travis Finds Your TikTok Cover … Alexandra Kay Reveals the Real-World Benefits
"I just sat in silence for like 10 minutes, like ‘Is this for real?’”
How Thomas Rhett and Wife Lauren Akins Announced Each New Baby
Something changes with each picture. Do you see it?
Gary Allan Announces New ‘Ruthless’ Album
The 13 songs represent everything he's worked on since Set You Free in 2013.
Thomas Rhett Totally Understands What Miranda Lambert Just Went Through
"I got emotional just watching her get emotional."
Luke Bryan’s ‘Waves’ Brings a Familiar Summer Vibe [Listen]
As sure as Memorial Day falling on a Monday, Luke Bryan will drop a new summer hit before the season officially begins.
Jana Kramer Files for Divorce From Husband Mike Caussin
The couple have been married six years and have two kids together.
5 Hair-Raising Moments From the 2021 ACM Awards
Four performances and one award make up this year's list from Sunday's (April 18) ACM Awards.
Thomas Rhett Wins His Third Male Artist Award at the 2021 ACM Awards
The singer and reigning Entertainer of the Year took the award on Sunday night, topping four other hitmakers in a very competitive category.