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.
Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton + More Sign on for CMA Summer Jam Concert
ABC will condense the two nights of entertainment into a three-hour broadcast version of CMA Summer Jam.
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Joey Feek died in 2016 and lies on the family farm in rural Tennessee.
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The love song is fairly stripped down on his record, but it got a big boost for this CBS delivery.
Blake Shelton Says ‘Minimum Wage’ Controversy ‘Is Absolutely Ridiculous’
Critics on social media said "Minimum Wage" was tone deaf.
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