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.
Thomas Rhett, Lauren Akins Go All Black for the 2017 CMA Awards Red Carpet [Pictures]
Thomas Rhett and his wife Lauren Akins were color coordinated at the 2017 CMA Awards. The couple dressed in all black for the red carpet — only her red lipstick stood out from the darkness.
2017 CMA Monologue Business as Usual After Short Tribute to Tragedy Victims
Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood briefly recognized several months worth of tragic world events before returning to what they do best as hosts of the CMA Awards.
Miranda Lambert, Anderson East Look Like Royalty on the CMA Awards Red Carpet [Pictures]
Miranda Lambert's long blonde hair draped over a Cinderella-esque gown at the 2017 CMA Awards.
Scott McCreery + His Fiancee Gabi Charm the CMA Awards Red Carpet [Pictures]
How did Scotty McCreery grow up so quickly? The singer and his fiancee Gabi walked the CMA Awards red carpet on Wednesday night (Nov. 8) and both looked stunning. Red is definitely the color of the night at the CMAs.
Watch the 2017 CMA Awards Red Carpet Live Here
The CMA Awards are so big you need a pre-game and once again Taste of Country will offer the best red carpet live stream, with the biggest stars. "Burning House" singer Cam is set to co-host Taste of Country's 2017 CMA Awards red carpet broadcast.
5 CMA Awards Rumors (and the Likelihood They’ll Happen)
You can't keep a secret in Nashville unless, it seems, it has to do with the 2017 CMA Awards.
Cam Spoke Up About CMA’s Restrictive Media Guidelines, But Why?
Country artists rarely speak up on controversial issues, so when several spoke out against restrictive CMA media guidelines released last week, it was a surprise.
Who Should Win CMA Entertainer of the Year? 3 Dozen Country Singers Reveal Their Picks
Nearly three dozen country singers were asked to pick the 2017 CMA Awards Entertainer of the Year winner and the result was decisive. This year the Entertainer of the Year will go to ...
Reba McEntire Giving an Anxious Dustin Lynch CMA Advice Is Presh! [Watch]
Dustin Lynch has a Texas-sized crush on Reba McEntire, so when an opportunity came for him to interview her prior to the 2017 CMA Awards, he couldn't say no.
Keith Urban’s ‘Female’ Is a Long-Overdue Response to American Sexism [Listen]
Keith Urban's new song "Female" finds the singer harmonizing with every woman who anxiously typed #MeToo on social media recently, and the millions who couldn't bring themselves to do it.