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.
Scotty McCreery Has Beef With King George in ‘Damn Strait’ [Listen]
Saying yes to this song had to be among McCreery's easiest career decisions to date.
Kane Brown’s Daughter Can’t Stop Dancing to Dad’s Music [Watch]
Watch Kingsley Rose Brown get down to her daddy's music.
Travis Tritt Won’t Play at Venues That Require Vaccination or Negative COVID-19 Test
The singer says he's "putting my money where my mouth is."
Luke Bryan to Host the 2021 CMA Awards Solo
It's been a long time since the show had just one host.
Report: Rascal Flatts’ Joe Don Rooney Says a Deer Led to DUI Arrest
He said a deer ran in front of his car, causing him to swerve off the road and into a tree line.
Cody Johnson’s Pilot Told Him ‘We’re Going Down’ — How a Near-Death Experience Shaped ‘Hum…
"I said, ‘You mean we’re taking it down,'" Johnson recalls. "He said ‘No, you need to prepare yourself. We’re going down.’"
Tim McGraw Confronts Heckler: ‘You Got a Problem With Me?’ [Watch]
McGraw then jumped into the crowd.
Walker Hayes’ ‘Fancy Like’ Dance — See the Best Celebrity Remakes [Watch]
The best "Fancy Like" dance remakes personalize the moves first seen when the singer and his 15-year-old daughter Lela took to TikTok. That was in June.
Garth Brooks Will Honor Randy Travis With the CMT Artist of a Lifetime Award
Eric Church, Lady A, Morgan Evans, Connie Britton, Michael W. Smith, Misty Copeland and Nelly are the other presenters set to honor the CMT Artists of the Year.
Alan Jackson’s Daughter Ali Joins Him to Sing ‘You’ll Always Be My Baby’ in Nashville [Wat…
Ali Jackson Bradshaw is the singer's middle daughter.
Alan Jackson Proves He’s Still Got a Few Surprises Left Onstage in Nashville
A message for Music City, a rare cover song and a surprise cameo were three surprises from Alan Jackson on Friday night.
Luke Bryan’s Son Gets Stuck While Trying to ‘Bring Back Memories’ [Watch]
"Just let me enjoy this," Caroline says.