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.
Top 40 Country Songs for March 2021
Niko Moon and Gabby Barrett have two of this month's Top 3 songs and a most unusual entry returns after a decade away.
The Long Days That Followed Chase Bryant’s Suicide Attempt
Chase Bryant's new song "Upbringing" is his first since a mid-2018 attempt to take his life.
Drew Baldridge Went TikTok Viral, Thanks to His Hard-to-Impress Fiancee
The singer says his new song was inspired by his fiancee, but so too was the song he shared after they became engaged.
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Wallen's album has bested Garth Brooks 1992 album 'The Chase.'
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John Berry Letting His Highs and Lows Affect His Life, Music + Podcast
"It’s been amazing the stories we’ve heard."
Has ‘The Voice’ Changed Blake Shelton?
Physically, it's astonishing how little Shelton has changed.
How Ashlie Amber Overcame Tragedy, Stereotypes to Find Her Country Dream
Don't flinch when you see her mohawk.
Carrie Underwood Leads List of ACM Awards Nomination Snubs
It's been awhile since something like this happened.
Miranda Lambert Says Elle King Duet Was Born Out of Roadside Bars Tour
"Drunk" finds two friends coming together for a kind of wild and rowdy story they may have lived together.