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.
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.
Carrie Underwood’s Oldest Son Goes Hunting With Husband Mike Fisher
The 7-year-old recently joined his dad Mike Fisher on a hunting trip.
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A new trailer for 'Yellowstone' reveals a LOT about what's coming.
Parker McCollum Was Living ‘Handle on You’ When He Wrote It [Listen]
At the time, he found himself writing the same kinds of things again and again. This rut extended to his personal life.
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Calling McEntire's Sunny Barnes a villain or antagonist just isn't true, at least not yet.
Preview Shania Twain’s Defiant ‘Monarch’ Appearance [Exclusive]
Twain is the second country singer to make a cameo appearance, following Martina McBride's appearance in the debut.
Mitchell Tenpenny Learned the Hard Country Truth From a Songwriting Legend
With no constraints, Tenpenny found himself with 15 songs for this new album. Then it was 16 and 18 songs.
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.
Carrie Underwood’s Husband Just Train-Horned Her [Watch]
"Not my best work but still had a good laugh," Fisher captions. Indeed he did.
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It came to him in the middle of the night.
John Michael Montgomery Injured After His Bus Overturns
The singer was one of three men injured in the accident.