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.
Country Confessions: How Prepared Are You for Doomsday? [Watch]
When it comes to end of world preparation, you're mostly likely a Travis Denning or a Luke Bryan, although you could be a Luke Combs.
Joe Don Rooney’s Divorce Finalized, Ex-Wife Denied Spousal Support
Alcoholism, infidelity and the pressures of an "extravagant lifestyle" all led to the end of the marriage.
Scotty McCreery Invited to Join the Grand Ole Opry [Watch]
Garth Brooks had the honor of inviting McCreery to join.
Miranda Lambert Ending Her ‘Velvet Rodeo’ Las Vegas Residency
The singer just revealed the last dates for her Velvet Rodeo residency at the Bakkt Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.
Top 40 Country Songs for December 2023 [Power Rankings]
Country stars who shined at the 2023 CMA Awards are at the top of this month's Top 40 Power Rankings.
5 New Country Music Tours Announced This Week (Nov. 25-Dec. 1, 2023)
Jason Aldean and Kenny Chesney are the two most famous artists dropping new live shows for next year, but there are several interesting newcomers joining them.
Toby Keith Opens Up About Cancer Battle: ‘I Ain’t Afraid Anymore’ [Interview]
While he's still receiving treatment, he says it won't define him any longer.
Mary Lou Retton Update: Former Gymnast Says She’s Improving, Slowly
"The love and support of my four amazing daughters have been a source of strength and inspiration throughout my journey."
Kenny Chesney Adds Soccer Stadiums to His 2024 Tour
Three new soccer stadium dates join additional shows at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. to turn an 18-date tour into 23.
What ‘Yellowstone’ Fans Watching CBS Missed Last Weekend [Dutton Rules]
In fairness, very little has been cut from Season 1 and Season 2 on CBS, but that only makes this edit more perplexing.