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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.
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5 Things Taylor Swift Could Announce During Her Live Stream

What does Taylor Swift have up her sleeve? That's the question her fans (and critics) are wondering this week as they prepare for the worldwide streaming event on August 18. She's expected to announce something big, but what could it be?

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Sam Hunt Interview: ‘Leave the Night On’ Singer Shares His R&B Influences

You may not know Sam Hunt yet, but you sort of do. As a solo artist, he has one rising hit in 'Leave the Night On' and another in 'Raised on It,' a favorite of SiriusXM's country channel, the Highway. As a songwriter, he has two hits on the radio right now, plus one other smash from 2012. Now signed to MCA Nashville, Hunt has begun a solo career that's an ocean deep in potential.

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Taylor Swift Joins Jimmy Fallon for ‘Ew!’

Taylor Swift mussed her hair, wore glasses the size of beach balls and talked through so much metal, she surely wouldn’t be allowed through airport security. Then she took a light jab at Miley Cyrus, herself and Shake n’ Bake chicken during her appearance on ‘The Tonight Show’ with Jimmy Fallon Wednesday night (August 13).

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Kristian Bush Reveals Secret Talents, Worst Fear in Cheat Sheet

Kristian Bush doesn't have many fears, but the singer says there's one thing he's extra cautious about. The male half of Sugarland has many talents, but there's one special skill that will make you melt (we figure it makes his wife melt regularly). The 'Trailer Hitch' hitmaker tells his stories during this inaugural ToC Cheat Sheet.

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5 Things We Learned at the Nashville ‘American Idol’ Auditions

Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick, Jr. stopped to chat with Taste of Country at the Nashville 'American Idol' audition stop on Monday (Aug. 4). The trio took turns gushing on the show and each other before answering serious questions about collaborations and the weirdos. OK, they almost got serious.

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You Think You Know Luke Bryan?

Even the biggest Luke Bryan fan will be surprised to hear one or two things about the singer in this week's You Think You Know Country? From tattoos to heartbreak, to the job he was fired from before moving to Nashville, this clip is filled with LB trivia.

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