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.
Carly Pearce + Ashley McBryde’s ‘Never Wanted to Be That Girl’ Proves Good Things Take Tim…
The two women represent a wife and mistress, both done wrong by a cheating man.
Nicole Kidman Joins Keith Urban at the Grand Ole Opry for Hometown Rising
“I’ve never been on the stage at the Opry, wow!” Kidman says, awestruck.
Cole Swindell’s Mom Has Died
Her death comes just over eight years after the unexpected death of his father.
How to Watch the ‘Loretta Lynn’s Friends: Hometown Rising’ Livestream
The flood relief concert will originate from the Grand Ole Opry on Monday night (Sept. 13).
Luke Bryan Gets a Luke Bryan Statue Made of Bacon While on His Farm Tour
It's at least the second bacon bust we can remember.
Interview: Foy Vance Struggles With Vices Through ‘Signs of Life’
"I felt like I did a 180 and just turned around and faced everything," Vance tells Taste of Country.
Carrie Underwood’s New ‘Sunday Night Football’ Open Is the Amp Up We Needed [Watch]
For the ninth straight year, the country singer has opened NBC's coverage with a video that finds her trading scenes with the NFL's biggest stars.
Carrie Underwood’s ‘Sunday Night Football’ Theme Has a Controversial History
Easily forgotten are the three years she riffed on a Miranda Lambert song in place of "Waiting All Day for Sunday Night."
Poll: What’s the Best 9/11-Inspired Country Song?
No one will ever forget the 9/11 terrorist attacks. These songs still endure on radio today.
Alan Jackson Shares Story Behind 9/11 Anthem, ‘Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turn…
It came to him in the middle of the night.