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.
Toby Keith, Ricky Skaggs Honored by Donald Trump Amid Impeachment Proceedings
A representative for Keith has declined comment.
Jamey Johnson, Randy Houser Announce Co-Headlining Acoustic Tour
The 13-stop tour begins on Feb. 5 in Texas.
Remember When Sugarland Were a Trio?
One of the bigger mysteries of the last decade of country music is why Kristen Hall left Sugarland when the then-trio seemed to be on the brink of superstardom.
Tim McGraw and Tyler Hubbard’s ‘Undivided’ Was Inspired by National Unrest
The peppy, pop-friendly country bop simply asks us to treat our neighbors with decency and kindness.
Laine Hardy Brings a Swampy Shuffle to John Anderson’s ‘Swingin” [Watch]
Hardy shows what he can do as bandleader during "Swingin'."
Kane Brown Shares New Song, ‘Nothing ‘Bout Loving You I’d Change’ [Listen]
Brown shared a new song on social media and says there's more to come.
Walker Montgomery Lived His New Song ‘Bad Day to Be a Beer’ Before He Heard It
"Bad Day to Be a Beer" is a wide open country-rocker that recognizes the sacrifices made by our 12-ounce friends.
Robyn Ottolini’s ‘F-150′ Is a True Emotional Earworm [Listen]
If she can rock a stage then watch out for this country newcomer in 2021.
George W. Bush Denounces Behavior of Political Leaders After Capitol Breach
"Insurrection could do grave damage to our Nation and reputation."
36 Most Anticipated Country Albums of 2021
Country music's biggest stars had time to kill last year. Will it pay off in 2021?