Billy Dukes is a Senior Editor and Executive Producer at Taste of Country, where he has over 11,000 articles to his name. His media background includes jobs as music director 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 three sons. In his free time, Billy enjoys playing and watching baseball, cycling and home renovation.
Beyonce’s Mom Says Family’s Cowboy Roots Run Deep
"I actually laugh because it's been there since she was a kid," she writes.
Due West Tap Dean Dillon for ‘Right Amount of Wrong’ [Exclusive Premiere]
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Bellamy Brothers, Gene Watson + 50 Years of Risk Taking [Interview]
Singers and songwriters who walk a thin, bold line will meet the Bellamy Brothers.
Beyonce’s ‘Texas Hold ‘Em’ Is the No. 1 Song in Country Music
In shooting to No. 1, Beyonce sets or equals a number of records.
Garth Brooks Announces Friends in Low Places Grand Opening
The singer's downtown Nashville honky-tonk includes four floors, nearly 55,000 square feet of and a menu created by his wife, Trisha Yearwood.
Cody Johnson Halts Show to Help Fan: ‘This Is Not a Travis Scott Concert’
It's the second time in a month that Johnson has made news from a tour stop.
Drake Milligan Set a High Bar for ‘Jukebox Songs’ [Interview]
"I’ve always gravitated towards songs that feel classic. Songs that you hear and — in a good way — you go, ‘I feel like I’ve heard this before.'"
Home Free Give ‘Ring of Fire’ a Vibrant New Music Video [Exclusive Premiere]
It's a bittersweet day that takes fans back to where they began 11 years ago.
‘American Idol’ Singer Alex Miller Involved in Fatal Bus Accident
Police are still investigating the accident.
The 50 Greatest Country Love Songs Ever
Love is in the air.
Toby Keith Has the No. 1 Album in America
A 15-year-old compilation album just topped albums by Morgan Wallen, Taylor Swift and more.
Dierks Bentley Reveals 2024 Gravel & Gold Tour Dates
Chase Rice and Lee Brice will help open Dierks Bentley's 2024 tour.