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.
Carly Pearce and Lee Brice Win 2021 ACM Awards Music Event of the Year for ‘I Hope You’re …
Pearce told Taste of Country first about her first 2021 ACM Awards win.
Blake Shelton Made Friends With an Opossum (Do NOT Try This at Home!)
He should have walked away. Instead, he got closer.
Little Big Town’s Phillip Sweet Tests Positive for COVID-19
The rest of the group said he's recovering.
Reba McEntire Postpones Her 2021 Arena Tour
The new tour will begin in Evansville, Ind. on Jan. 13 and take her through mid-March, with a focus on the midwest.
Kane Brown Wins His Very First ACM Award, Video of the Year for ‘Worldwide Beautiful’
Maren Morris, Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood and Dierks Bentley were also in the category.
Morgan Wallen Drops Personal Letter to Fans, Says He Won’t Tour This Summer
Specifically referring to tour dates with Luke Bryan and scheduled festival dates, Wallen says he's bowing out.
Billboards in Support of Morgan Wallen Appear in Nashville
The billboards are on display near Music Row in Nashville.
Paula Abdul Stepping in for Luke Bryan on ‘American Idol’
The pop singer and OG AI judge will replace Luke Bryan, who is out after a positive COVID-19 test.
Luke Bryan Tests Positive for COVID-19
He shared the news and his health status on social media on Monday.
Tracy Lawrence Announces 30th Anniversary ‘Hindsight 2020′ Livestream Concert
Tracy Lawrence is looking to celebrate 30 years of making country music.
Kane Brown Announces Nationwide Blessed & Free Tour Dates
The tour will stop at all 29 NBA arenas.
Gabby Barrett Named 2021 ACM New Female Artist of the Year
The five nominees were Ingrid Andress, Tenille Arts, Gabby Barrett, Mickey Guyton and Caylee Hammack.