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.
50 Merry Country Christmas Songs to Get You in the Spirit
Drinking Christmas songs, romantic Christmas songs, rowdy Christmas songs and spiritual Christmas songs all make this list.
5 Unforgettable Country Christmas Traditions
Just like you, country music's biggest stars look forward to visiting with family, eating and maybe bickering across the table this Christmas. They carry on traditions that are heartfelt, funny, strange and flat-out unforgettable.
Dan + Shay Surprise Homeless Families With Fully-Furnished Homes
The responses are priceless.
Garth Brooks Struggles to Get Through His Christmas Song ‘Belleau Wood’
Video from Brooks' emotional performance has just been released.
Luke Bryan’s Niece Jordan Cheshire Gets Engaged
Jordan is the oldest of three kids born to Bryan's older sister Kelly and her husband Ben, both of whom died within a seven-year span.
Tim McGraw’s Family Dress as ‘Harry Potter’ Characters in Newest Theme Night Picture
What's next? 'Star Wars'? 'Breaking Bad'?
For Brett Eldredge, Christmas Is Not a Day Off
Brett Eldredge tried to take a day off on Christmas. His family wouldn't let him.
Kelly Clarkson Tells Garth Brooks How ‘The Dance’ Is Her Therapy Right Now
She was really struggling with how to define the feelings that come with the end of a marriage.
How Well Do You Know George Strait?
Including George Strait's rock roots, secret marriage and why he's not in the Grand Ole Opry.
Charley Pride’s Manager Says Late Singer Took All COVID-19 Precautions
Kevin Bailey also speaks to how seriously Pride took the pandemic.
LeAnn Rimes as ‘The Sun’ Wins ‘The Masked Singer’
Spoiler alert: if you don't want to know, don't read further because we're about to spoil it.
Luke Bryan, Morgan Wallen + More Lead Vevo’s Top 10 Country Videos of 2020 List
Videos from Thomas Rhett and Jon Pardi also shape this list.