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.
Dierks Bentley Grieves for Cancer Warrior Baylee Barradas
Their short friendship was truly special.
Blake Shelton Gets a Birthday Surprise Like None Other [Watch]
They partied into the night.
10 Artists Who Are Long Overdue for New Music (and When We’ll Get It)
Tanya Tucker ended a 10-year drought in 2019 and Shania Twain ended one at 15 years in 2002. Neither of these women can touch the No. 1 artist on this list.
Carrie Underwood’s Big, Bold Decision — Secret History of Country Music Podcast
Looking back, Underwood took one heck of a risk.
6-Year-Old Jaxon Is Really Feeling This Luke Combs Song [Watch]
The short video was amplified by Combs, who quote tweeted the video, saying it inspired him.
Kelsea Ballerini Sings About Families on ‘Sesame Street’ [Watch]
She sings, "But the one thing every family has, whatever they may be / Is the thing that we call love / That's what makes a family."
Jon Pardi Cancels June Concerts on Doctor’s Orders
The 36-year-old will need to find another way "Tequila Little Time."
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill’s Daughter, Maggie, Has Earned Her Master’s Degree
Her future is bright, but far away from the singer's line of work.
Joe Nichols’ ‘Home Run’ Comes With a Refined Approach to Hitting
Joe Nichols doesn't make albums like he used to.
Jana Kramer Has a New Man in Her Life
Officially, Kramer is in an "entanglement."
Toby Keith Reveals 2021 Country Comes to Town Tour Dates
Toby Keith announced 25 tour dates for his Country Comes To Town Tour, starting on June 20.
Brooks & Dunn’s Expanded Reboot Tour Will Include Travis Tritt, Elvie Shane
The duo added seven dates to 10 previously announced shows.