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.
Carly Pearce Loves the Kenny Chesney Tour, But … — Taste of Country Nights, On Demand
"I was like, 'OK, Kenny Chesney is in better shape than me.'"
The Judds’ Hall of Fame Acceptance Speech: Full Transcript
The two sisters shared the stage, telling jokes and stories through the tears at the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Garth Brooks Tributes Ray Charles During Country Music Hall of Fame Medallion Ceremony [Watch]
Brooks chose a 1984 hit from Charles for his tribute performance.
Is Kristen Bell Joining the Cast of ‘Yellowstone’?
It's not so much the photo but what 'Yellowstone' wrote beneath the photo that has fans wondering.
‘American Idol': Who Is Country Music’s Favorite for Season 20?
Which 'American Idol' finalist has the best shot at a long-lasting career when the show is over?
Jason Aldean Has Strong Feelings About the Eagles + the Country Music Hall of Fame
Should the Eagles be inducted alongside legends like Johnny Cash, Garth Brooks and (most recently) Hank Williams Jr.?
The 50 Best Jason Aldean Songs, Ranked
This list of Jason Aldean's best songs, ranked, recognizes the hard work that came between the hit radio singles.
Luke Combs Shares New Album Title, Cover Art
Fans may know as many as eight of the 12 songs Combs plans to include on 'Growin' Up.'
Meet the Other Toby Keith, a Record-Setting Chihuahua
This dog is older than most of Toby Keith's greatest hits.
Opinion: What ‘American Idol’ Judges Won’t Tell HunterGirl
Country music's most promising singers could use a little criticism, even if it's just the constructive kind.