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.
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.
Deana Carter Is Brought to Tears Watching ‘Strawberry Wine’ Tribute Videos [Watch]
The talent behind each tribute video was inspiring but the song's resilience after 25 years is what the moment represents.
Runaway June Staged a ‘Catfight’ to Prank Luke Bryan [Watch]
Luke Bryan's face tells the whole story.
Kenny Chesney Adds Dates, Artists to 2022 Here and Now Tour
Kenny Chesney has added new dates and opening acts to his 2022 Here and Now Tour.
The ‘Yellowstone’ Season 4 Spoiler That Everyone Missed
'Yellowstone' might have told us who attacked the Duttons already.
Newly Married Jameson Rodgers Is Still a Fan of Heartbreak
A song called "One Day" is a jagged blade that pierces the chest and twists with the final line of each chorus.
Luke Bryan Rescues a Single Mom Stranded on a Dangerous Tennessee Road [Watch]
"He’s just a humble guy. I told my mom he went into dad mode."
Kane Brown Injured Falling Off the Stage in Memphis
The tumble happened as Brown was hopping from the stage onto a row of what looks like monitors in front of the stage.
Walker Hayes Leaned on Kane Brown During ‘Fancy Like’ Performance at CMT Artists of the Year Ceremony
Walker Hayes and Kane Brown are country music's newest bromance.
Toby Keith’s $300,000 Gamble on Willie Nelson
“They said, ‘We don’t think Willie can get played on the radio.'"