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.
‘Monarch’ Ep. 3 Continues to Rewrite Country Music History [Spoilers Alert]
Songs by Faith Hill, Miranda Lambert, Lizzo and more are performed during Ep. 3 of 'Monarch.'
Craig Morgan Can Finally Talk About It [Interview]
Morgan's discretion likely extends past any guidance his former superior officers may have provided, but that's not to say his confessions won't rattle a few cages.
Mitchell Tenpenny Learned the Hard Country Truth From a Songwriting Legend
With no constraints, Tenpenny found himself with 15 songs for this new album. Then it was 16 and 18 songs.
Carrie Underwood’s Husband Just Train-Horned Her [Watch]
"Not my best work but still had a good laugh," Fisher captions. Indeed he did.
John Michael Montgomery Injured After His Bus Overturns
The singer was one of three men injured in the accident.
Pat Green Will Quit Counting the Miles … Eventually [Interview]
Green estimates he's played about 3,000 shows in his life.
Brittany Aldean Drops Barbie-Inspired ‘Don’t Tread on Our Kids’ Shirts After Social Media Spat
After a social media fight with artists like Cassadee Pope and Maren Morris, Jason Aldean's wife has released "Don't Tread on Our Kids" shirts.
Ingrid Andress Keeps Smiling Through the Tears of ‘Good Person’ Album [Interview]
The "Wishful Drinking" singer and songwriter uses songs like "Yearbook," "Seeing Someone Else" and "No Choice" as precision instruments capable of carving up a listener's heart without vanquishing the heartbeat.
Michelle Branch Arrested for Alleged Domestic Assault
Branch admitted to slapping Carney "one or two times."
Olivia Newton-John’s Daughter Is Honoring Her Mom on Instagram + It’s Beautiful
"You are my lighthouse mama," Lattanzi writes.
How Olivia Newton-John Played a Part in Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman’s Love Story
The singer and actor both paid tribute to Olivia Newton-John after her death.
Lady A Postpone Request Line Tour as Charles Kelley Continues Journey to Sobriety
The band made the announcement on social media on Thursday morning.