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.
‘Yellowstone’ Creator Reportedly Bought the Legendary Four Sixes Ranch Used for Filming
Initial listings show the owners sought over $340 million for the 143,000-acre property.
Chris Janson Releases ‘All In,’ the Title Track From His Next Album [Listen]
Janson says the song is an inside look at the history of his relationship with his wife, Kelly.
Maddie & Tae Singer Tae Dye’s Baby Arrives Early [Pictures]
The little girl arrived very early, but is "beautiful, strong and everything we have ever dreamed of."
Dustin Lynch Reveals Surprise ‘Blue in the Sky’ Album Due in February
The "Thinking 'Bout You" singer just revealed that 'Blue in the Sky will be available in February.
New Date for 2022 Grammy Awards Bumps CMT Awards’ Debut on CBS
The new date created a scheduling conflict for CBS and the CMT Awards.
Sara Evans’ Husband, Jay Barker, Breaks His Silence After Assault Arrest
New information also reveals that the country singer had recently filed for divorce.
Sara Evans’ Husband Jay Barker Arrested After Reportedly Trying to Hit Her With His Vehicle
As of late Saturday afternoon, he was being held on a 12-hour domestic violence hold.
‘Yellowstone’ Star Luke Grimes Is Married to a Brazilian Model
Grimes' wife is the one to turn to for a glimpse of the actor's life off-camera.
Jason Aldean’s ‘Trouble With a Heartbreak’ Recalls His Early Breakup Ballads [Listen]
"Tattoos on This Town," "Flyover States" and "Night Train" aren't apples-to-apples comparisons, but sonically that's where "Trouble With a Heartbreak" fits.
Kane Brown Laments Lost Love in New ‘Whiskey Sour’ Video
The breakup ballad is delivered as if the singer has one, very specific ex-lover on his mind.
Luke Bryan on Vocal Rest Ahead of Crash My Playa Shows
He went a little too hard during the National Championship game on Monday.
Thomas Rhett Announces ‘Where We Started’ Album
It's his sixth studio album, and the follow-up to Country Again: Side A, released in April 2021.