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.
Loretta Lynn’s Last Words for Her Fans Are a Gift to Remember
Loretta Lynn's legacy is one of country music, family and faith.
George Strait Remembers Loretta Lynn With a Personal Photo and a Show of Gratitude
"What an amazing woman and so unbelievably talented."
Loretta Lynn Dies: George Strait, Dolly Parton, Reba McEntire + More Share Memories, Tributes
Some offered photos and memories while others just shared their feelings upon hearing about Loretta Lynn's death.
Security Guard’s Cover of ‘Tennessee Whiskey’ Leaves Crowd Hollering for More [Watch]
Kevin looked a little nervous, but he sure didn't sound nervous.
How Wynonna Brought Mother Naomi Judd to the Stage During First Tour Stop
A performance of "Love Can Build a Bridge" was — as expected — among the more emotional moments of the 25-song concert.
11 Times Country Stars Called Each Other Out
Blake and Garth have been on the receiving end on two occasions.
‘Yellowstone’ Trailer Breakdown: 5 Things Fans Noticed and What Those Things Mean
A new trailer for 'Yellowstone' reveals a LOT about what's coming.
‘Yellowstone’ Fans Are Freaking Out About a Star’s New Look, But There’s a Simple Explanation
The end of the trailer for Season 5 of 'Yellowstone' shows one character looking very different.
George Strait’s ‘Willy the Wandering Gypsy and Me’ Hat-Tips Two Country Legends [Listen]
This new version is more fully produced than the version Billy Joe Shaver would eventually cut.
Carrie Underwood Firing a Handgun Is a Special Thing [Watch]
The singer can been seen firing five rounds on husband Mike Fisher's Instagram page.