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.
Bump Watch: Thomas Rhett’s Baby Song and Breaking Baby News!
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Dang, Faith Hill! Like DANG! The singer just shared a video of herself doing a seductive hip shake, and all we can say is DAAAAANNNNG!
Who’s Impersonating Who? Country Stars Bring Their Best Impressions
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Sam Hunt Cancels Taste of Country Music Festival Appearance
Sam Hunt has canceled his headlining performance at the 2017 Taste of Country Music Festival, citing illness.