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.
Keith Urban Fan Becomes His Lead Guitarist
Keith Urban literally found his guitarist in the crowd on Saturday night (July 2) in Gilford, N.H. The country superstar pulled Rob from the audience, handed him his Fender guitar and then tried to keep up as the young man played "Good Thing" like he wrote it.
The Band Perry Cancel Concert After Threats
Two men walked into an near where the Band Perry were set to perform on Sunday (July 3) and allegedly made threats that caused the trio to postpone their show until August.
Trace Adkins Says Getting Killed in a Movie Is ‘Pretty Cool’ [Watch]
Trace Adkins is not a good guy in his new movie Traded. The singer emphasis that it is not a movie for kids before talking with a smile on his face about his character's fate. Insert a big fat Spoiler Alert here.
Trace Adkins, ‘Lit’ [Listen]
The last time Trace Adkins got as rowdy as he does on "Lit," Sarah Palin was being considered as a legit vice presidential candidate
Scotty McCreery Robber Pleads Guilty
A 21-year-old man has pleaded guilty to robbing Scotty McCreery and his roommates at gunpoint, but he refused to reveal who was with him.
Keith Urban Becomes Little Mia’s First Boyfriend in Adorable Moment [Watch]
Five-year-old Mia and her crew caught Keith Urban's eye during a show at the DTE Energy Music Center in Clarkston, Mich. last weekend. A few moments later she was being escorted back to her seat, by Keith Keith-y!
Kenny Chesney Apologizes, Promises Beers With Police Officer He Mistakenly Said Died
During a concert in Philadelphia on Saturday night (June 25), Kenny Chesney honored a police officer he believed had been killed while on duty.
Zac Brown Tells an Unforgettable Kenny Chesney Story
Early in their career, the Zac Brown Band considered Kenny Chesney to be a mentor. In fact, the superstar helped them out of one very tough situation. Just don’t ask Chesney about it, because he won't remember.
Bluegrass Legend Ralph Stanley Dead at 89
Bluegrass legend Ralph Stanley has died. Family members confirmed that the banjo player and leader of the Clinch Mountain Boys died on Thursday (June 23) at age 89 after a battle with cancer.
Miranda Lambert’s Bus Breaks Down, But Help Arrives!
Miranda Lambert was just trying to get her girls to the Walmart when her bus, Sparkles, broke down in northern Ohio. Fortunately, help wasn’t far behind.
Two ‘Nashville’ Stars Leaving Show Before Season 5
Two stars of Nashville will not make the switch to CMT when season five begins. Multiple media outlets report that negotiations with the rest of the cast are going well however.
Trailer Choir’s ‘Ice Cold Summer’ Video Is True Taste of Nashville [Exclusive Premiere]
Country party duo Trailer Choir have everything you need for a perfect summer party in their new "Ice Cold Summer" video.