Billy Dukes' music background includes jobs as music director and night DJ 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 two dogs, Daisy and Clementine, and theirs sons. In his free time, Billy enjoys playing and watching baseball, cycling and exploring nature.
Lauren Alaina, ‘Doin’ Fine’ [Listen]
Lauren Alaina continues to fearlessly tell her story through song with "Doin' Fine," the new single from her Road Less Traveled album.
Dolly Parton and the Time She Nearly Committed Suicide
Dolly Parton's dog kept her from committing suicide, according to a new book of interviews the country music legend has done through the years. While stories of her contemplating suicide are not new, what the book claims led to that day is.
Country Prom Pictures: See What Top Nashville Singers Wore for Their Big Night
You'll find no boots, hats or excessive rhinestones in this list of country artist prom pictures. Instead, you'll see a little leg, a few low-cut dresses and plenty of smiles.
Everything We Know About Shania Twain’s ‘Now’ Album
Shania Twain's new album is official, meaning there's no more delays, teases or rumors to lead fans down a hopeless path of disappointment. Is that too dramatic?
Miranda Lambert Tips 30 Percent So She Never Gets Shamed
Miranda Lambert does not want to be known as cheap, so no matter what kind of service she receives at a bar or restaurant, she adds a 30 percent to the bill.
Eric Church Customizes ‘Homeboy’ for 10-Year-Old With Immune Disorder
A young Eric Church fan named Nathan got the best birthday present ever.
Tyler Farr Previews New Reality Show ‘A Little Too Farr’ [Watch]
Tyler Farr can finally talk about his new reality television show A Little Too Farr.
Tim McGraw, Faith Hill Help With Baby Gender Reveal [Watch]
The start of Tim McGraw and Faith Hill's Soul2Soul Tour included intimate duets, riveting solo performances and a baby gender reveal. Yep, it's true! A couple in New Orleans hoped the couple would do the honors, but honestly they didn't think it'd work.
Alabama’s Jeff Cook Reveals He Has Parkinson’s Disease
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Merle Haggard Tribute Show Proves Legend’s Far-Reaching Influence
Country stars, rock stars, alt-country heroes and bluegrass angels all came together to celebrate Merle Haggard on Thursday night (April 6) in Nashville.
Randy Travis Reaches Another Important Milestone in His Recovery
It was a simple gesture, but a huge milestone for Randy Travis. They've been coming slowly, but steadily for the Country Music Hall of Famer.
Thomas Rhett (Feat. Maren Morris), ‘Craving You’ [Listen]
As promised, Thomas Rhett's new single "Craving You" is indeed an '80s-influenced love song. The collaboration with Maren Morris is packed with emotion and it's a perfect tease for what fans have to look forward to on Rhett's third studio album.