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.
Thompson Square Prove They Have Country in Their Soul [Watch]
This song was clearly meant for them.
Don McLean Cancels NRA Convention Performance, While Lee Greenwood + More Press On
"It would be disrespectful and hurtful for me to perform for the NRA at their convention in Houston this week," McLean says.
See the Most-Played Country Song From the Year You Graduated High School
If your high school graduation came in the 1980s, Willie Nelson or Clint Black might have been your guy.
Why Jelly Roll’s ‘Son of a Sinner’ Is Rolling at Country Radio [Listen]
There's an undeniable rock edge to Jelly Roll's vocals but that's no consequence to the barroom story he's telling.
Zac Brown Band’s John Driskell Hopkins Reveals ALS Diagnosis
The longtime member of the group also announced the Hop on a Cure Foundation.
High Valley + Mike Tyson Walked Into a Room … [Interview]
"So one day we're in the Delta lounge in Detroit ... right behind us is Mike Tyson and his manager."
Lainey Wilson on Her Semi-Autobiographical ‘Heart Like a Truck’
"There were definitely times in my life where I was okay with getting broken up with, where I was okay with my heart hurting, because I was getting the kind of songs that I needed.'"
Lainey Wilson’s ‘Heart Like a Truck’ Is for Anyone Not Giving Up on Love [LISTEN]
If Lainey Wilson hadn't captured your attention yet, she will with the final note of "Heart Like a Truck."
‘1883’ Fans Couldn’t Have Been More Wrong About the Show’s Encore Episodes
It's not a continuation, but a new show all together.
Luke Combs Reveals Miranda Lambert Duet on New ‘Growin’ Up’ Album
The news came as he shared the full track list to 'Growin' Up.'