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.
2021 CMA Awards: See the Best Dressed From the Red Carpet [Pictures]
Whose look did you like best?
Walker Hayes’ Kids Didn’t Forget a Promise He Made During the Worst of Times
"It's funny what kids remember," he says, awestruck, talking to Taste of Country.
Jason Aldean Celebrated the Atlanta Braves’ World Series Win, But It Cost Him
Cole Swindell joined him for a trip to Houston for the Series-clinching game.
Kelsea Ballerini Wins Her First CMA Award, Earning Musical Event of the Year With Kenny Chesney
The collaboration began with a 2AM text message.
Sam Hunt Has Learned the Meaning of ‘Stay in Your Lane’
Is a new album from Sam Hunt coming soon?
Dierks Bentley Says a New Album Is Coming in 2022
Don't expect more of the same.
Jason Aldean Lauds Lainey Wilson After Back in the Saddle Tour
The "If I Didn't Love You" hitmaker recently reflected on his months spent on the road with Lainey Wilson and talked about how touring was different in 2021.
Carrie Underwood’s Husband, Mike Fisher, on Vaccine Mandates: ‘It’s Time to Fight for Our Medical Freedom’
The former NHL player's statement came in response to criticism of Aaron Rodgers, who caught the COVID-19 virus this week.
Thomas Rhett’s ‘Slow Down Summer’ Is a Progressive Piece of Country Nostalgia [Listen]
Lyrically, Rhett co-wrote a nostalgic summer love song that stings just like it should.
Eric Church Celebrates With a Father Who Just Beat Cancer [Watch]
It was a favor Church couldn't refuse. Not that he wanted to.
Dolly Parton Shares Rare Photo of Husband Carl Dean
It's one of many throwback pictures Parton has been sharing on social media lately.
Walker Hayes Understands the Love — and the Hate — for ‘Fancy Like’
“We were watching 'Field of Dreams' one night and the commercial came on and we legit lost our minds,” Hayes tells Taste of Country.