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.
Darius Rucker Has Strong Feelings on the PGA-LIV Golf Merger
He expressed sympathy for friends who turned down tens of millions of dollars to stand by their principles.
Toby Keith Parties With Oklahoma Sooner Softball Team, Quiets Cancer Concerns
Toby Keith was a sight for sore eyes after the OU softball team won the National Championship this week.
Luke Combs, Vince Gill Light Up CMA Fest Day 1 [Pictures + Setlist]
See pictures and video from Combs, Gill, Carly Pearce, Dan + Shay and more.
Jana Kramer Is Pregnant!
"I never thought I would see the word pregnant again on a test," Kramer says.
Carly Pearce Confirms Breakup From Riley King
"We just simply were not right for each other, and that's the bottom line."
Shania Twain, Tanya Tucker + Wynonna Judd Sing ‘Man! I Feel Like a Woman’ in Nashville [Review]
Kelsea Ballerini and Breland also joined Twain on stage.
Kylie Morgan Dishes Good Advice With ‘If He Wanted to He Would’ [Listen]
The modern country lyrics come with some post-modern perspective.
Hardy’s ‘Truck Bed’ Proves He’s the King of Rage Country [Listen]
This very modern-day drinking song features a more subtle form of anger.
Jelly Roll Tips Fast Food Teens $1,000 + Their Reaction Is Insane [Watch]
It's clear the money will bring these kids way more happiness than it brought him.
Why Lainey Wilson Wouldn’t Kiss Her Boyfriend on TV
"Does it look awkward?" she asks. Only a little, but we get it.