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Billy Dukes' music background includes jobs as music director and night DJ 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. They live in northeast Wake County with their two dogs, Daisy and Clementine, and their son. In his free time, Billy enjoys playing and watching baseball, cycling and exploring nature.
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You Think You Know the CMA Awards?

Country music's most important night brings excitement, energy and decades of history. From changes in how the show is broadcast to changes in the actual CMA Awards trophy, only the categories themselves have remained consistent ... mostly. Click to learn everything you need to know about the Country Music Association Awards!

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Top 40 Country Songs – November 2014

Country music's top songs will be televised in November 2014. The CMA Awards promise to include a number of the hits found on this list of the Top 40, including several inside the Top 5. Florida Georgia Line, Carrie Underwood, Jason Aldean ... all are included in this monthly look at the hottest songs in country music, but none of those mentioned are No. 1.

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Carrie Underwood Talks Due Date, Pregnancy Worries During ‘The View’ Appearance

Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley appeared on 'The View' on ABC Monday morning (Oct. 27) to talk about the 2014 CMA Awards, but it didn't take long for focus to turn to Underwood's baby bump. The 'Something in the Water' hitmaker dished on her due date, what she fears about motherhood and -- at the end -- her upcoming greatest hits album.

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Little Big Town Reveal Secret Behind ‘Day Drinking’ Whistle

Talk about making lemonade from lemons! Little Big Town's Karen Fairchild couldn't sing one afternoon, but instead of calling it a day she created one of the most memorable moments from 'Day Drinking,' the group's hit song from the just-released 'Pain Killer' album.

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