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.
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."
The 2021 CMT Awards Red Carpet Was Smokin’! [Pictures]
Hot pink is very in for 2021.
Keith Urban to Headline Dierks Bentley’s Seven Peaks Music Festival
Kip Moore, Ingrid Andress, Randy Houser and Travis Denning are a few of the other artists slated to play the main stage.
Kelly Clarkson Stuns Garth Brooks With ‘The Dance’ at Kennedy Center Honors
"That woman is a true friend to a song."
Thomas Rhett Named the Hottest Country Artist of 2021
Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert and Eric Church also make this year's Top 10.
5 Hottest Summer Tours for Summer 2021
Including Eric Church, Jason Aldean and more.
Kelly Clarkson to Take Over the ‘Ellen’ Show’s Time Slot in 2022
This move is a good news for country fans.
Miranda Lambert, Husband Brendan McLoughlin Try Out a ‘Grease’ Duet at Casa Rosa VIP Party…
Brendan McLoughlin joined Lambert on the karaoke stage to sing "Summer Nights," a duet from the 1978 movie musical 'Grease.'
Doug Kiker, ‘American Idol’ Singing Garbage Man, Arrested for Harassment
Kiker appeared during Season 18 of American Idol, in 2020.
Miranda Lambert Brings ‘G-G-G-Geraldene’ to ‘Ellen’ [Watch]
The narrative is a little short of Loretta Lynn's "Fist City," but in that spirt.