Billy Dukes' music background includes jobs as music director and night DJ 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 two dogs, Daisy and Clementine, and their sons. In his free time, Billy enjoys playing and watching baseball, cycling and exploring nature.
Country Trio Avenue Beat’s Song About 2020 Explodes on TikTok [NSFW]
They've racked up nearly 10 million views in three days.
Here’s What People Are Saying About Garth Brooks’ Drive-In Concert
His team estimates the Saturday (June 27) drive-in concert aired for 350,000 people nationwide.
9 Country Acts Who Changed Names Mid-Career
Several solo artists and quite a few country groups have rebranded.
12 Shortest Marriages in Country Music History
Some didn't even make it long enough to bring home a paycheck!
Why Won’t Garth Brooks Reveal Who Wrote ‘We Belong to Each Other’?
The song's writer is still officially unknown and a little research reveals why.
Garth Brooks Sings ‘We Belong to Each Other’ During Unifying New Song [Listen]
"We belong to each other / We are sister and brother / Born to love one another."
Reba McEntire Surprises Fan Hospitalized With Spinal Injury [Watch]
"I cried like a little girl."
Chris Bandi Buries His Heartbreak in ‘They Make Whiskey’ [Exclusive Premiere]
Bandi performs an acoustic version of his song for Taste of Country readers first.
Josh Turner Crew Members File Lawsuit After Fatal Bus Crash
They allege wrongful death, negligent and defective design of the bus and negligent hiring.
Luke Combs’ ‘Lovin’ on You’ Is an Easy Country Love Song [Listen]
"Lovin' on You" is a '90s influenced country-rocker that checks all the boxes.
Darius Rucker Says He’s Broken ‘Down to My Core’ After George Floyd’s Death
“My heart goes out to George Floyd,” Rucker writes.
Jameson Rodgers’ ‘Some Girls’ a Progressive Take on an Old Country Theme [Listen]
The Florida Georgia Line ("Talk You Out of It") songwriter's country-rock intro finds him caught in the middle of an old flame's indecision.