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Billy Dukes

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.
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2017 ACM Awards Nominations Snubs and Surprises

As interesting as who received nominations for the 2017 ACM Awards is who didn't. While a few stars woke up with a pleasant surprise, there are a few who have a right to be confused or straight-up angry.

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Remember When Shania Twain Rocked the Super Bowl Halftime Show? [Watch]

It's been more than a decade since a country singer took the stage during the Super Bowl's halftime show. Shania Twain was the last to do it, playing two songs during Super Bowl XXXVII in San Diego, Calif. in 2003. Her performance, which you can watch here, holds up nicely in comparison to more modern productions.

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Luke Bryan Announces Massive 2017 Tour by Playing Duck Hunt

Luke Bryan's Huntin’, Fishin’, & Lovin’ Every Day Tour will include six opening acts over a summer-long trek that reaches both coasts and focuses on outdoor amphitheaters. Bryan announced his 2017 tour plans on Tuesday (Jan. 23) with a fantastic throwback video, premiered exclusively on Taste of Country. Duck hunting was involved, but not the kind you're thinking of.

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It’s Confirmed! Carrie Underwood to Perform With Keith Urban at the 2017 Grammys

Fans hoping Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban would perform together at the 2017 Grammy Awards will get their wish. The country pair will collaborate, and while the song they'll sing hasn't been revealed, we've got a few guesses.

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