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. In 2014 they moved to Nashville where they now live with their two dogs, Daisy and Clementine, and theirs sons. In his free time, Billy enjoys playing and watching baseball, cycling and exploring nature.
Keith Urban Celebrates Daughter’s Birthday With Flashback Photo
Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman’s oldest daughter, Sunday Rose, was born on July 7, 2008, and the country superstar took to Facebook to share a throwback photo.
Country Stars Who Have Lost Weight [Pictures]
Country stars are under a lot of pressure to look beautiful at all times, but that's not necessarily why these country stars decided to lose weight. Most just wanted to feel healthier when they woke up each morning, while at least one star's slim figure came as a result of giving up booze …
One Arrested for Threatening Security at Band Perry Concert
Police have arrested one of the men allegedly responsible for making threats that led to the cancellation the Band Perry’s show in Delaware on Sunday night (July 3).
The Band Perry Cancel Concert After Threats
Two men walked into an near where the Band Perry were set to perform on Sunday (July 3) and allegedly made threats that caused the trio to postpone their show until August.
Scotty McCreery Robber Pleads Guilty
A 21-year-old man has pleaded guilty to robbing Scotty McCreery and his roommates at gunpoint, but he refused to reveal who was with him.
Zac Brown Tells an Unforgettable Kenny Chesney Story
Early in their career, the Zac Brown Band considered Kenny Chesney to be a mentor. In fact, the superstar helped them out of one very tough situation. Just don’t ask Chesney about it, because he won't remember.
Brad Paisley Helps Orchestrate Marriage Proposal After Failed First Try [Watch]
A Tucson, Ariz., man learned that when your first plan to propose marriage falls through, it’s best to contact Brad Paisley.
Blake Shelton’s Other 40th Birthday Surprise [Watch]
Even before Gwen Stefani joined Blake Shelton on stage at Country Jam Saturday night (June 18), the singer got a birthday surprise. Shelton headlined night No. 3 of the four-day country and camping festival in Grand Junction, Colo.
Jake Owen Is Spending Father’s Day Week With His Little Lady
Jake Owen talked about songs from his new album, a new song called "Putt Putt" and how he'll spend Father's Day with his 3-year-old during an interview prior to his set at the 2016 Taste of Country Music Festival.
You Think You Know Dierks Bentley?
Dierks Bentley has been a country staple for over a decade, but how well do you really know the 'I Hold On' hitmaker? This kid from Arizona took the long route to Nashville, and once there, success hardly came easily. Watch to find out what he was like as a kid, how he met his wi…
Big & Rich Recording Next Studio Album
Big & Rich are working on a third-straight Top 10 single from their Gravity album — an impressive feat for any independent artist. The "Lovin' Lately" singers say they're also working on new music.
Blake Shelton Says Turning 40 Comes With Regrets
Blake Shelton's June 18 birthday and his new exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum have made him a bit wistful for days gone by — and the things that went with it.