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Billy Dukes

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. They live in northeast Wake County with their two dogs, Daisy and Clementine, and their son. In his free time, Billy enjoys playing and watching baseball, cycling and exploring nature.
Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard
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Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard Announce Django and Jimmie Tour

Just months after releasing an album of duets, Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard will hit the road, together. The Django and Jimmie Tour is set to begin in October in Florence, S.C. So far eight dates have been announced, centered in the Midwest and East Coast.

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Florida Georgia Line
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Tyler Hubbard Recalls Florida Georgia Line’s First Performance Together

The first time Florida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley shared a stage, it wasn't anything like the spectacle they put on at arenas and amphitheaters across America today. There are some similarities, however, and one ritual that has stuck for over a half decade.

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Dustin Lynch
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Dustin Lynch Will Apply Lessons Learned from Luke Bryan to Hell of a Night Tour

Dustin Lynch says when he moved to Nashville he didn’t really have anyone eager to tell him what to do, and what not to do as an plucky, young country singer. That doesn’t mean he’s not open to learning. Luke Bryan recently joined a list of superstars who the “Hell of a Night” singer has gone to school on.

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Sam Hunt
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Sam Hunt Calls His Fashion Sense ‘Carefully Careless’

Sam Hunt has been seen sporting a beard lately, but don't assume the "House Party" singer is making a statement. He may just have forgotten to shave once or twice or every day for the last two months. In a recent interview Hunt admits he doesn't put much thought into his style.

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Jake Owen

Jake Owen Says New Feather Tattoo Honors His Individualism, Native American Heritage

Jake Owen says he didn't spend much time thinking about the design for his new feather tattoo, but it carries some personal meaning for him. Owen is of Native American ancestry, and recognizes the importance of the feather. But more than anything the feather is a symbol for who he is today.

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Carrie Underwood
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6 Things Fans Learned From Carrie Underwood’s Facebook Chat

It seemed like Carrie Underwood answered each of the several hundred questions lobbed her way during Thursday afternoon's Facebook chat to reveal new music. She got to several dozen, and shared more details about "Smoke Break" and a few other songs from Storyteller. She also opened up about her personal life, and some of her favorite ways to relax.

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