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.
Gwen Stefani Didn’t Know Who Blake Shelton Was Before ‘The Voice’ [Watch]
Gwen Stefani appeared on Ellen and dodged most of the TV talk show host's questions, but admitted that prior to appearing on the The Voice, she had no idea who Blake Shelton was.
Country Stars Recite ‘Joey’s Prayer’ for Joey Feek
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Miranda Lambert Debuts Pink Hair at the 2015 CMA Awards
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Everything You Need to Know About the 2015 CMA Awards
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Jason Aldean Concert Postponed After Semi Truck Flips in Canada
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Jake Owen Says New Feather Tattoo Honors His Individualism, Native American Heritage
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