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.
Garth Brooks to Play President-Elect Joe Biden’s Inauguration
Brooks shared the honor with media on Monday (Jan. 18).
Hunter Hayes Is Better After a Breakup During ‘The One That Got Away’ [Listen]
Fans noticed that Hayes name checks one of his older hits in the first verse.
Kip Moore Announces Ryman Auditorium Concert to Celebrate ‘Wild World Deluxe’
The concert will celebrate his new deluxe album.
Blake Shelton ‘Shocked’ by a Posthumous Gift From Earl Thomas Conley
Conley died in April 2019 at the age of 77.
Here Are the Lyrics to Blake Shelton’s ‘Minimum Wage’
Think "Millionaire" by Chris Stapleton with more country grit and less Memphis soul.
Blake Shelton Says ‘Minimum Wage’ Controversy ‘Is Absolutely Ridiculous’
Critics on social media said "Minimum Wage" was tone-deaf.
That Time Carson Daly Told Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani to ‘Pump the Brakes’
"I said, 'You guys, pump the brakes. This is not good. This is not going to work."
Ricky Skaggs’ National Medal of Arts Award Came After a One-Year Delay, Due to Pandemic
Skaggs' representative confirms the singer was there, but add it was supposed to happen one year ago.
Lindsay Ell and Boyfriend Adam Roa Have Broken Up
But don't worry, Ell isn't alone.
Toby Keith, Ricky Skaggs Honored by Donald Trump Amid Impeachment Proceedings
A representative for Keith has declined comment.
Jamey Johnson, Randy Houser Announce Co-Headlining Acoustic Tour
The 13-stop tour begins on Feb. 5 in Texas.
Tim McGraw and Tyler Hubbard’s ‘Undivided’ Was Inspired by National Unrest
The peppy, pop-friendly country bop simply asks us to treat our neighbors with decency and kindness.