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.
Garth Brooks Shares Very Big and Very Small Tour Plans Ahead of Nashville Concert
Country music's best-selling artist is far from bored with the task at hand, however.
Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani’s ‘Honeymoon’ Sounds Perfect
They had everything they wanted.
Danielle Bradbery’s Shuffling ‘Stop Draggin’ Your Boots’ Packs Real Punch [Listen]
A gritty shuffle drives the mood of this new song, described as a continuation of music she released in 2020.
Miranda Lambert Announces the Death of Her Dog, Jessi
The news comes nine months after the death of Jessi's brother, Waylon.
Ryan Kinder’s Yearning ‘Friends’ Is Some Kind of Mood [Exclusive Premiere]
"Friends" is a must-have for a late-night, date night playlist.
Luke Bryan Thinks of His Late Siblings as His Guardian Angels
When he prays, he prays to Chris, Kelly and Lee, too.
Josh Abbott Band Predicted This — Radio Texas Live Legends, On Demand
Ep. 2 of Radio Texas Live Legends focuses on a 2013 conversation with the Josh Abbott Band.
Willie Robertson’s Oldest Daughter Rebecca Robertson Loflin Announces Her ‘Rainbow Baby’
The reality television star and businesswoman shared the news with her family in the most low-key, surprising way.
Jordan Davis and Luke Bryan Offer Sound Life Advice With ‘Buy Dirt’ [Listen]
Davis' collaboration with Luke Bryan is a sharp pivot away from his mostly fancy-free, melodic, uptempo hits.
Carrie Underwood to Re-Release ‘My Gift’ With Three New Tracks
Savvy fans may recognize each of the three new songs.
Morgan Wallen Sells His Nashville Home, 5 Months After Scandal [Pictures]
The singer made a nearly 20 percent profit on the house, which he bought in April 2020.
Jason Aldean, Carrie Underwood Share Studio Footage of ‘If I Didn’t Love You’ Recording
The song — Aldean's first from an upcoming 10th studio album — finds the two superstar vocalists trading verses.