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.
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Morgan Wallen Announces 2023 One Night at a Time World Tour
The One Night at a Time World Tour includes nearly 40 dates in four countries.
Chuck Norris Tributes ‘Walker, Texas Ranger’ Co-Star Clarence Gilyard
Chuck Norris' tribute is warm and personal, and comes with a photo of the two from their time on CBS.
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The cancelation comes after problems with fan pre-sales on Tuesday and Wednesday.
‘Yellowstone’ Star Ryan Bingham Knows Fans Want Walker Sent to the Train Station
Ryan Bingham says his 'Yellowstone' character is trying to stay out of trouble, but evidence shows he's done a poor job of it.
Chase Rice Announces New Album, ‘I Hate Cowboys and All Dogs Go to Hell’
Beyond the significance of the announcement date and the album's cover, the songs on this new album tell his story in a way he couldn't previously.
Dolly Parton Receives $100 Million From Amazon’s Jeff Bezos for Charities of Her Choice
Amazon found Jeff Bezos awarded Parton the Courage and Civility Award, tweeting that she, "leads with her heart."
Watch Toby Keith’s Entire BMI Icon Award Acceptance Speech
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