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.
Luke Bryan’s ‘Country On’ Is a Modern Blue-Collar Anthem [Listen]
The country-rock anthem doesn't name names, but it calls out under-appreciated professions and gives each a little urging.
Charlie Daniels’ Grave Vandalized
Daniels — who died two years ago next Wednesday (July 6) — is buried at a cemetery near his former home in Mount Juliet, Tenn.
Kip Moore Announces 2022 Fire on Wheels Tour
Boy Named Banjo will open the 21-date Fire On Wheels Tour.
Cole Swindell’s ‘She Had Me at Heads Carolina’ Is as Fun as the Original [Listen]
Jo Dee Messina released "Heads Carolina, Tails California" in 1996 and you'll hear her voice sampled during the first few bars.
Scotty McCreery’s Wife Gabi Pregnant With First Child
The couple have been married since 2018.
Oak Ridge Boys’ Joe Bonsall: ‘I Could Have Easily Died Last Weekend’
"I am on the better side now," he writes. "God is able! Love you all."
Toby Keith Cancels All 2022 Tour Dates to Take Time Off Amid Cancer Battle
The news comes one day after he revealed his cancer diagnosis.
‘Yellowstone’ Cowboy Buster Welch Dies — Texas Cowboy Hall of Famer Was 94
"There are three Gods in Texas: the Almighty himself, Buster Welch and George Strait."
Frank Ray Tributes Freddy Fender With ‘Before the Next Teardrop Falls’ [Watch]
He sings the song like he lived it.
Sara Evans’ Estranged Husband Jay Barker Sentenced After Trying to Hit Her With Vehicle
He agreed to a plea deal to avoid jail time.