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.
High Valley’s Curtis Rempel Leaves Duo, Moves Back to Canada
The younger member of the duo has moved home to Canada with his family.
2021 CMT Awards Highlights: 5 Burning Questions About What You Missed
How did the new hosting team do? That's part of question No. 5 in this 5 Burning Questions video.
Lindsay Ell’s Broken Foot Is a Lesson for Dog Owners
The singer literally rolled around backstage during the show, riding a scooter that offered a message to anyone worried that she might be playing the victim card.
Karissa Ella Knows a ‘Bad Summer’ Is Worth Celebrating [Listen]
The pop-friendly track is an easy addition to any summer playlist.
The 2021 CMT Awards Red Carpet Was Smokin’! [Pictures]
Hot pink is very in for 2021.
With ‘No Sad Songs,’ Niko Moon Proves He’s a Master of Melody [Listen]
Niko Moon writes like he has nothing to prove.
Lady A Announce New ‘What a Song Can Do (Chapter One)’ Album
The album features their current single "Like a Lady," plus six more co-written by one or more members of the band.
Keith Urban to Headline Dierks Bentley’s Seven Peaks Music Festival
Kip Moore, Ingrid Andress, Randy Houser and Travis Denning are a few of the other artists slated to play the main stage.
Ree Drummond’s Daughter, Alex, Shares Stunning Wedding Photos
Portions of the event and the planning were filmed for TV.
Miranda Lambert and Jon Pardi Two-Stepping Is Pure Country Magic [Watch]
Pardi definitely led.
Ingrid Andress’ ‘Lady Like’ Is Her Artist Statement [Listen]
It's that honesty that makes the performance so compelling.
Eric Church Got Fired, But He Kinda Deserved It — Secret History of Country Music Podcast
The act, the banishment and the rising of Eric Church are all part of Ep. 3 of the Secret History of Country Music Podcast.