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.
John Rich Argues GPS Monitor Is Necessary for Accused Stalker
A judge has ordered Mark Sevier to wear a GPS ankle monitor until he can be mentally evaluated. In addition, he is also prohibited from mentioning singer John Rich, as well as a 17-year-old he is also accused of stalking, on social media.
Dolly Parton Injured in Nashville Car Crash
Dolly Parton was one of three women who received medical treatment after a car accident in Nashville Monday morning (Oct. 21).
Sara Evans Goes Behind the Scenes of New ‘Slow Me Down’ Video, and It’s Hilarious – Exclus…
The video for Sara Evans' new single 'Slow Me Down' co-stars NASCAR driver Carl Edwards as the singer's love interest. It's a breakup song, so there's no hot and heavy between the two, only animated arguing. Watch it all unfold, and find out what they're really say…
2013 CMA Awards Predictions
Predicting who will win the nine major honors at the 2013 CMA Awards seems pretty easy ... until you begin to overthink it. Taylor Swift, Blake Shelton and Kacey Musgraves lead the way in number of nominations, but it's not far-fetched to imagine all three coming away empty-handed. This is the …
Can You Guess the Artist in This Yearbook Photo?
This handsome young man's schooling years were the early-to-mid '50s, but he was well on his way to musical stardom by the dawn of the '60s. His first hit would come in 1962, and a four decade-long career would include over 100 singles and nearly a dozen No. 1 hits. Do you think you r…
Dierks Bentley Tries to Explain New Son’s ‘Procedure’ to His Daughters
Dierks Bentley is not one to overlook a teachable moment. Just hours after wife Cassidy gave birth to their son Knox, the singer was having lunch with his daughters (ages five and 2), trying to explain the differences between boys and girls and why some boys undergo a circumcision soon after birth.
Eric Church Added to Country Jam Colorado 2014 Lineup as Special Pre-Sale Begins
Beginning today, Taste of Country and The Boot readers are able to score advance tickets to Country Jam 2014 in Grand Junction, Colo. The June 19-22 country music and camping festival will feature headliners Lady Antebellum, Jake Owen and -- just confirmed -- Eric Church!
Billy Currington Considering R&B Album
It's popular to fuse country and hip-hop these days, but if Billy Currington ever releases a rap or R&B album, you won't hear it on country radio.
Luke Bryan Rolls His Truck Into a Pond
Luke Bryan may need to borrow his wife's car for a few weeks after rolling his truck into a pond. The singer tweeted a picture of what appears to be his black, Chevrolet pickup with its front end submerged in water. A boy that looks like his oldest son Bo is in the bed looking down at the tailg…
Tropical Nights: Boots in the Sand Getaway Tickets on Sale Now
Tickets for country music's getaway party at the Riviera Maya in Mexico will go on sale Friday (Oct. 4) morning. Dierks Bentley, Brantley Gilbert, Billy Currington and Jana Kramer are the four headliners for Tropical Nights: Boots in the Sand, the ultimate vacation escape. It's five days a…
Gary Allan Involved in Bus Accident
Through the years, Gary Allan has had his share of bus troubles. His new tour bus was dinged up this week in an accident before a show in Birmingham, Ala. The 'It Ain't the Whiskey' singer tweeted a photo of a crunched cargo door while letting fans know everyone was alright.
Who Is Kimberly Perry’s Future Husband?
The Band Perry's Kimberly Perry will soon marry Major League Baseball player J.P. Arencibia, her boyfriend of less than two years. The relationship was something of an open secret, with neither one commenting on it publicly until after the Sept. 30 proposal. Even Perry's brothers kept quie…