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.
5 Hair-Raising Moments From the 2021 ACM Awards
Four performances and one award make up this year's list from Sunday's (April 18) ACM Awards.
Why Luke Bryan Won ACM’s Entertainer of the Year
One line on his resume stood out in 2020.
Kenny Chesney’s ‘Knowing You’ Becomes ACM Awards In Memoriam Performance [Watch]
Mac Davis, Jerry Jeff Walker, Charley Pride and more were recognized.
2021 ACM Awards Performances: Full List
There were at least two surprise collaborations among the performances.
Maren Morris Named ACM Female Artist of the Year for a Second Straight Year
The win was her second in the category.
Thomas Rhett Wins His Third Male Artist Award at the 2021 ACM Awards
The singer and reigning Entertainer of the Year took the award on Sunday night, topping four other hitmakers in a very competitive category.
Luke Combs Offers High Class Version of ‘Forever After All’ at the 2021 ACM Awards
The love song is fairly stripped down on his record, but it got a big boost for this CBS delivery.
The Best of the 2021 ACM Awards Red Carpet — See Pictures!
It was a parade of talent that looked and felt much more celebratory than in 2021, with good reason.
Remember Alan Jackson’s Not-So-Subtle ACM Awards Protest?
It was one of the funniest moments in ACM history!
Luke Bryan Announces Return of Crash My Playa
Luke Bryan is headed back to the beach.