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.
Kimberly Perry of the Band Perry Engaged
The Band Perry's Kimberly Perry is officially engaged to her boyfriend of nearly 20 months.
Man Dancing Wildly at Willie Nelson Concert Goes Viral
One man at a Willie Nelson concert took the expression "dance like no one's watching" to its limits with a flailing performance that left those at the show amazed and amused. Thankfully, it was captured on video and uploaded to YouTube. This 75-second clip is guaranteed to bri…
Sammy Kershaw’s Younger Brother Dies
Sammy Kershaw is grieving the death of his younger brother today. The singer announced that Minos Joseph Cashat, Jr. passed away on Friday (Sept. 27), also detailing the funeral arrangements for friends and family.
Kid Rock’s Home Intruder Gets Prison Time
A man who says he was too intoxicated to recall breaking into Kid Rock's Michigan property will have at least 46 months to try to remember what he did.
Billy Currington Pleads No Contest, Sentenced on Elderly Abuse Charge
Billy Currington plead no contest to one charge stemming from an April incident with a tour boat captain near his home in Tybee Island, Ga. Friday's (Sept. 27) court hearing brings an end to a five-month investigation and court battle over who said what on April 15.
Lee Brice and Wife Expecting Baby No. 2
Lee Brice and his wife, Sara, are expecting another baby boy! The singer made the announcement via social media, including three adorable photos of his bride and oldest son, Takoda.
Blake Shelton Engages in Twitter War With Westboro Baptist Church
Blake Shelton has responded to the rumor that the Westboro Baptist Church would be picketing his upcoming Oct. 3 show in Kansas City, Mo. The Twitter exchange was ... colorful, to say the least, with both sides using words you may not want showing up on your computer screen at work.
George Jones Remembered in Two Tennessee Corn Mazes
Two corn mazes within driving distance of Nashville are paying tribute to the Possum this fall. Fans can get lost inside the likeness of country legend George Jones during Halloween season. Overhead images of both reveal an older singer in his classic performance-wear and eyeglasses.
Willie Nelson Asks for Helping Finding Stolen Armadillo
It's been almost a week and no one has come forward to return Willie Nelson's armadillo. The creature -- who goes by the affectionate nickname "Ol' Dillo" -- was swiped from a sound console after a show in Port Chester, N.Y. last week. Video footage shows the crime a…
Kellie Pickler Corn Maze Opens Near Her Hometown in North Carolina
It's country corn maze season! Kellie Pickler is the latest artist to have her face cut into a field of corn.
Luke Bryan Helps YouTube Sensation Score First Kiss With ‘The View’ Host Jenny McCarthy
Luke Bryan co-hosted 'The View' last week, but YouTube sensation Tommy Woolridge stole the show. The man who famously used Bryan and other artists' lyrics to try to pick up women and failed had much better success with former Playboy Playmate Jenny McCarthy. Much better success.
Scotty McCreery Grabs Top Spot on ToC Top 10 Video Countdown
The streak is over! Scotty McCreery's 'See You Tonight' video has displaced 10-week champion Kellie Pickler with the new No. 1 video, as decided by fans and Taste of Country readers. That's not the only shift on the Top 10 list however. New videos from Luke Bryan and Keith Urban …