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.
Carrie Underwood’s Big, Bold Decision — Secret History of Country Music Podcast
Looking back, Underwood took one heck of a risk.
Top 50 Blake Shelton Songs: His Greatest Hits and Best Deep Cuts, Ranked
Find plenty of deep cuts on this list of Shelton's 50 best songs, including his spiritual songs.
12 Heartbreaking Alan Jackson Songs We Just Can’t Quit
Alan Jackson makes us cry even when he's trying to be a nice guy.
6-Year-Old Jaxon Is Really Feeling This Luke Combs Song [Watch]
The short video was amplified by Combs, who quote tweeted the video, saying it inspired him.
Kelsea Ballerini Sings About Families on ‘Sesame Street’ [Watch]
She sings, "But the one thing every family has, whatever they may be / Is the thing that we call love / That's what makes a family."
Jon Pardi Cancels June Concerts on Doctor’s Orders
The 36-year-old will need to find another way "Tequila Little Time."
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill’s Daughter, Maggie, Has Earned Her Master’s Degree
Her future is bright, but far away from the singer's line of work.
Joe Nichols’ ‘Home Run’ Comes With a Refined Approach to Hitting
Joe Nichols doesn't make albums like he used to.
Jana Kramer Sold Her Wedding Ring Again — She’s Giving Her Home a Facelift
Kramer has decided to do something responsible with the money.
Jana Kramer Has a New Man in Her Life
Officially, Kramer is in an "entanglement."