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.
David Morris’ ‘Dutton Ranch Freestyle’ Is an Ode to ‘Yellowstone’ and Small-Town Living [Listen]
Yellowstone fans will recognize the Kevin Costner-led show during the song's second to last verse.
Shane Profitt’s ‘How It Oughta Be’ Is a Lesson in Country Hitmaking [Listen]
The Tennessee native's introduction is called "How It Oughta Be" and it should be no surprise that it's flying up radio airplay charts.
‘Walker, Texas Ranger’ Actor Clarence Gilyard Dead at 66
The 66-year-old may best be remembered for starring in nearly 200 episodes of the Chuck Norris adventure series as the title-character's partner and best friend.
Amy Grant Returns to the Stage Three Months After Bicycle Accident
"Thank YOU for your many prayers over the last few months and as my healing continues," Grant writes.
10 Best Songs to Say Thanks
Country artists are great at writing thank you songs.
‘Yellowstone': Ryan Bingham Shares How Walker Knife Scene Went Horribly Wrong
'Yellowstone' fans may recall the older cowboy turning and flinging a knife at the guy who just took his girlfriend.
Luke Bryan’s Wife Caroline Reveals What Led to Hip Surgery
She took to social media to share what happened and what she's doing to make sure recovery goes smoothly.
Taylor Swift Is Angry After Ticketmaster Fiasco: Singer Speaks Out After Tour On-Sale Canceled
Taylor Swift shares her anger and frustration:
‘Duck Dynasty': Mia Robertson Grieving After Sudden Death of Longtime Surgeon
"Please pray for his family and all of those who are grieving his loss."
Canceled: Taylor Swift Eras Tour On-Sale Date Scrapped Amid Ticketmaster Problems
The cancelation comes after problems with fan pre-sales on Tuesday and Wednesday.