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 theirs sons. In his free time, Billy enjoys playing and watching baseball, cycling and exploring nature.
Rascal Flatts Perform Acoustic Version of ‘Payback’ [Exclusive Video]
During this 'Off the Record' performance of 'Payback,' fans will get a chance to appreciate contributions from the rest of Rascal Flatts' band, specifically the banjo player. The track is a feisty, undeniably catchy country-rocker from 'Rewind.' With this acoustic …
Rascal Flatts Perform Acoustic Version of ‘The Church on Cumberland Road’ [Exclusive Video…
'The Church on Cumberland Road' is a signature song for Rascal Flatts, so it was an easy choice for their 'Off the Record' cover. The three men explain why this Shenandoah track is so special to them before delivering a brilliant live performance of a highlight from their li…
Luke Bryan Is Country’s Big Winner at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards – Full List
Luke Bryan was on stage early and often at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night (May 18). He was also country's first televised winner, picking up the Top Country Artist Award midway through the three-hour telecast.
Brad Paisley to Release New Album in August
Brad Paisley's next album has a due date. Fans can expect his new album to hit stores on August 26, but that's about all he's sharing at this point.
Haley & Michaels, Lonestar’s Richie McDonald Share Story Behind ‘Just Another Love Song’ –…
New country duo Haley & Michaels found themselves writing a love song about love songs with Richie McDonald of Lonestar. McDonald sang one of the best country love songs of all time and it's safe to say 'Amazed' more than inspired 'Just Another Love Song.'
Billy Currington Sued by Georgia Boat Captain
The Tybee Island, Ga. boat captain who pressed criminal charges against Billy Currington in 2013 is now suing the singer. Charles Harvey Ferrelle III says Currington mocked, derided and libelled him before the plea deal was reached.
Blake Shelton Takes Shots at Adam Levine’s New Hair Color
If Blake Shelton is a fan of Adam Levine’s new hair color he sure has a funny way of showing it.
Jake Owen Stops Ft. Wayne Show to Kick Out Man Who Punched Woman
Jake Owen was just beginning his show in Ft. Wayne, Ind. last night when he had to stop it to throw out a fan he saw punch a woman. Video shows the 'Beachin'' singer reacting to the incident before continuing with the next song.
Complete Schedule for 2014 Taste of Country Music Festival Revealed
Before today, country fans planning on attending one of the best country music and camping festivals in the U.S. only knew who was performing. Now they know when stars like Brad Paisley, Brantley Gilbert and more will be playing at the 2014 Taste of Country Music Festival.
Outnumber Hunger Live! Concert to Stream April 18 – Exclusive Video Preview
Fans who couldn’t get to Las Vegas for the Outnumber Hunger Live! concert on April 4 can catch the show when it airs on Friday (April 18). Florida Georgia Line and Rascal Flatts are just two of the acts that took the LINQ stage to perform for a good cause during ACM week.
Glen Campbell Moved to Alzheimer’s Care Facility
Glen Campbell has been moved to a facility that specializes in Alzheimer’s care. The 77-year-old has been battling the disease for three years. Fans found out about it in 2011.