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.
Randy Travis: ‘I Have Gained a Greater Understanding of God’s Grace’
For the first time since his 2013 stroke, Randy Travis is opening up about his life and his future. After appearing at the 2015 ACM Awards in Dallas on Sunday night (April 19), the legend told fans how much their kind words and letters have meant as to his recovery.
Miranda Lambert on Blake Shelton Hosting the ACM Awards: ‘I’m Nervous for Me’
For the fifth year Blake Shelton is co-hosting the ACM Awards, and Miranda Lambert is nervous about it. However, she’s not afraid that her husband will bomb. She’s afraid of what he’ll say about her.
Reba McEntire Plays ‘Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?’
Beginning with her childhood in Chockie, Okla., and ending with the release of Love Somebody, her recent studio album, McEntire sifted through facts and … non-facts.
Garth Brooks Prepared to Lip Sync at the ACM Awards
Garth Brooks says he may be forced to lip sync his way through his performance at the 2015 ACM Awards on Sunday (April 19) night. The singer is worried that five nights in Portland (wrapping Thursday night) may steal his voice, so he has a backup plan.
Hank Williams Jr.’s Music, Colt Ford’s Tribute Highlight NRA Country Jam Concert
Fans filled nearly two city blocks to hear Hank Williams, Jr. sing his hits during the NRA Country Jam on Friday night (April 10). Lower Broadway in Nashville was shoulder-to-shoulder from 6th Ave. to Honky Tonk Central on 4th Ave., and the crowd arrived early.
Reba McEntire Opens Up About the Song She Sang at Her Father’s Funeral
There's one song on Reba McEntire's new Love Somebody album that truly took her breath away. "Just Like Them Horses," a ballad penned by Liz Hengber and Tommy Lee James, reminded the singer of her father. In fact she originally wanted the song for his funeral.