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.
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."
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.
Luke Bryan on Vocal Rest Ahead of Crash My Playa Shows
He went a little too hard during the National Championship game on Monday.
Maddie & Tae’s Tae Dye Has Been Hospitalized for a Month
She announced she was pregnant in November and entered the hospital weeks later.
New Country Music Albums Coming in 2022
Expect a fast start, with several newcomers, one rocker and two veteran hitmakers dropping new titles in January and February.
Kenny Chesney Tributes John Madden, Recalls His ‘Boys of Fall’ Influence
The 85-year-old NFL Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster died unexpectedly on Tuesday morning (Dec. 28).
Alan Jackson Shares Story Behind 9/11 Anthem, ‘Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning)’
It came to him in the middle of the night.
Remember When Dolly Parton Scored Her First Gold Record?
It's an all-time classic.
Official ‘1883’ Trailer Finds Tim McGraw’s Character at the Center of Bloodshed [Watch]
It takes just 10 seconds for the drama to begin in a new trailer for '1883.'
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill Share an Intimate Moment in a New ‘1883’ Teaser [Watch]
The on-screen couple look to have more than washing off a day's worth of grime on their minds.