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’ Plus One Las Vegas Residency Set List
Some songs are one-man jams but many include his full band, and then some. He calls this "the muscle."
Chapel Hart Recall How Tanya Tucker Made Them Cry [Interview]
It's what 'America's Got Talent' voters didn't see that tell the full story.
Garth Brooks Muscled Up in Las Vegas — Plus One Residency Review
Nobody really knew what to expect when Brooks took the stage at the Caesars Palace Colosseum on Thursday (May 18).
Jason Aldean Promotes Country Justice With ‘Try That in a Small Town’ [Listen]
Aldean has also been building toward a song like this.
Erin Kinsey’s Bet on Her Personal Story Is Paying Off [Exclusive Interview]
"I learned that the stuff I wrote that was most personal to me was the stuff people related to the most."
Jimmy Buffett Hospitalized, Postpones Weekend Concert
Buffett let fans know he expected to be back on stage soon.
Jimmie Allen Breaks Silence After Sexual Assault Allegations
Wednesday morning, Allen shared the first of two messages to Instagram Story.
Blake Shelton: Gwen Stefani’s ‘Shocked’ to Be Returning to ‘The Voice’
The country singer will wrap his career on the NBC reality TV show this month, but Stefani will return for Season 24 in the fall.
Reba McEntire Named ‘The Voice’ Coach for Season 24
Blake Shelton is out but country music is still in.
Who’s Left on ‘American Idol’? Season 21, Top 3 Contestants
In case you couldn't watch the latest episode of 'American Idol,' we got you!
Alan Jackson’s Daughter Mattie Marries Connor Smith
"Grateful is a gigantic understatement," Jackson shares on Instagram, promising a wedding picture drop soon. "Off to the islands with my husband!"
Jimmie Allen Suspended by His Agency, UTA
The move follows a suspension by his record label and removal from next month's CMA Fest in Nashville.