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.
Zac Brown Explains the Cover of Band’s ‘The Comeback’ Album
Unlocking the easter eggs within the new Zac Brown Band album cover.
Cody Johnson’s Pilot Told Him ‘We’re Going Down’ — How a Near-Death Experience Shaped ‘Hum…
"I said, ‘You mean we’re taking it down,'" Johnson recalls. "He said ‘No, you need to prepare yourself. We’re going down.’"
Walker Hayes’ ‘Fancy Like’ Dance — See the Best Celebrity Remakes [Watch]
The best "Fancy Like" dance remakes personalize the moves first seen when the singer and his 15-year-old daughter Lela took to TikTok. That was in June.
Ryan Hurd + Maren Morris ‘Chasing After You’ Becomes Third Top 10 From a Married Couple Th…
Only one married couple has scored a No. 1 airplay hit in the last 21 years.
Tim McGraw Confronts Heckler: ‘You Got a Problem With Me?’ [Watch]
McGraw then jumped into the crowd.
How to Watch ‘Yellowstone’ Seasons 1-4
Different streaming platforms stream different seasons, which makes it a bit confusing. We've sorted it out.
Garth Brooks Will Honor Randy Travis With the CMT Artist of a Lifetime Award
Eric Church, Lady A, Morgan Evans, Connie Britton, Michael W. Smith, Misty Copeland and Nelly are the other presenters set to honor the CMT Artists of the Year.
Alan Jackson Proves He’s Still Got a Few Surprises Left Onstage in Nashville
A message for Music City, a rare cover song and a surprise cameo were three surprises from Alan Jackson on Friday night.
Reba McEntire Reflects on Being Rescued From a Crumbling Building in Oklahoma
McEntire says she wasn't scared.
Justin Timberlake for CMA Awards Host? It’s Not a Crazy Idea
A few candidates seem likely while one singer feels like an exciting long shot.