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.
New Date for 2022 Grammy Awards Bumps CMT Awards’ Debut on CBS
The new date created a scheduling conflict for CBS and the CMT Awards.
Sara Evans’ Husband Jay Barker Arrested After Reportedly Trying to Hit Her With His Vehicle
As of late Saturday afternoon, he was being held on a 12-hour domestic violence hold.
Luke Bryan on Vocal Rest Ahead of Crash My Playa Shows
He went a little too hard during the National Championship game on Monday.
Maddie & Tae’s Tae Dye Has Been Hospitalized for a Month
She announced she was pregnant in November and entered the hospital weeks later.
See Luke Bryan’s Sparkling Surprise for Wife Caroline on Her Birthday [Watch]
"So happy yo butt was born," he shares.
Lady A’s ‘What a Song Can Do’ Offers Something Vintage [Listen]
A one-word review of the song is "symbiotic."
Jason Aldean Parties With Former President Donald Trump [Picture]
Brittany Aldean, singer Chuck Wicks and his wife Kasi (Aldean's sister) also attended a New Year's Eve party at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla.
Luke Bryan Covers Kenny Chesney During Nashville New Year’s Eve Concert [Watch]
Additionally, Chris Janson led a version of Hank Willliams Jr.'s “All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight."
Why Dolly Parton Doesn’t Do New Year’s Resolutions
The country legend says why bother?
Top 40 Country Songs for January 2022
Songs that hit during the holiday season score well on this year-opening list of country music's Top 40 songs.
Sam Hunt, Zac Brown Band Drop Out of Nashville’s New Year’s Eve Concert
Lady A will replace a trio of performers who dropped out due to COVID-19 safety protocols.
10 Best Original Christmas Songs in Country Music
Country artists have been as reliable as any in creating Christmas songs to make the holidays more magical.