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.
Sundance Head, ‘Darlin’ Don’t Go’ [Listen]
Sundance Head performed an original song called "Darlin' Don't Go" during the season finale of The Voice, and released a stirring music video for the soulful country song.
Tim McGraw, Faith Hill Pay Off $5K Worth of Layaway Bills at Walmart
Shoppers at a Walmart near Jacksonville, Fla. received an early Christmas gift from Tim McGraw and Faith Hill. The country couple played secret Santa, covering $5,000 in layaway bills.
5 Unforgettable Country Christmas Traditions
Just like you, country music's biggest stars look forward to visiting with family, eating and maybe bickering across the table this Christmas. They carry on traditions that are heartfelt, funny, strange and flat-out unforgettable.
Jason Aldean, ‘Any Ol’ Barstool’ [Listen]
Jason Aldean's broken heart is in denial in "Any Ol' Barstool,' the new single from his They Don't Know album.
Tim McGraw, Carrie Underwood Amongst Country’s AMA Winners
Carrie Underwood, Tim McGraw and Florida Georgia Line were country music's on-screen winners at the 2016 American Music Awards on Sunday night (Nov. 20) but several more won after the broadcast.
Keith Urban Gets the Crowd Involved During Nashville Ripcord Tour Stop
Keith Urban's Ripcord Tour stage isn't as elaborate as some of his contemporaries. He doesn't rely on pyrotechnics or animation, instead choosing to trust his guitar, stage patter and Eric Church.
Country Proud: See Artists Wearing the American Flag
While a few country artists only wear the American flag on special occasions, others will pull out a patriotic jacket, tank top or guitar whenever the mood strikes them.
Still Uncensored: Ronnie Dunn’s Revolution Going Strong
For Ronnie Dunn, country music is a moving target.
9 Unforgettable Miranda Lambert Moments
Miranda Lambert's unforgettable career has included five studio albums, eight Top 5 singles and thousands of memorable moments from her live show. We pick from all of those events, plus a few you may have forgotten about during this Unforgettable Miranda Lambert Moments video.
Mickey Guyton Announces She’s Engaged
Mickey Guyton says it's her turn. The singer announced her engagement on Instagram on Wednesday, sharing that the moment "took me completely by surprise."
New Garth Brooks Song ‘8teen’ Will Challenge Longtime Fans
Garth Brooks says if there were a Garth Brooks fan club and they had a theme song, it'd be "8teen," a sneaky song on his new Gunslinger album. The song is full of hidden messages, the singer says.
Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood Keep It Current for 2016 CMA Awards Monologue
An all-star medley that included over a dozen legendary singers and songs gave way to a CMA Awards monologue focused on today. The election, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill's tour and Peyton Manning — yes Peyton Manning! — were all targets in the show's opening minutes.