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. In 2014 they moved to Nashville where they now live with their two dogs, Daisy and Clementine, and theirs sons. In his free time, Billy enjoys playing and watching baseball, cycling and exploring nature.
Chris Young Begins Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort With GoFundMe Page
Chris Young is nearly certain his Texas home was destroyed by Hurricane Harvey, but it's the friends and family he has in the area he's most concerned about. The singer has started a GoFundMe fundraiser to aid the recovery effort.
New Country Music Releases for September 2017
There are four major country music albums fans can't wait for in September, and that only includes the month's first Friday! Thomas Rhett and Kip Moore begin what is sure to be the biggest country month of 2017.
Canaan Smith Hospitalized for Debilitating Stomach Pains
Canaan Smith powered through a show in Pennsylvania before receiving medical attention for the second time in two days. The singer went from being fiercely sick to stage to a hospital.
Chris Young Announces ‘Losing Sleep’ Album
Chris Young just released the details of his next studio album. Losing Sleep will be his sixth album, and it drops this fall.
Tim McGraw Tributes a Mother’s Late Son and His Legacy [Watch]
Tim McGraw likely didn't know that by holding up a bright yellow sign at a concert in Albany last weekend, he was honoring a mother and her late son Kyle — a truly humble and kind young man.
Josh Abbott Is a Changed Man Since Becoming a Father
Josh Abbott didn't think he'd ever by a father. Heck, he didn't even think he'd fall in love again.
Josh Abbott Band Didn’t Intend to Make Another Personal Album
The Josh Abbott Band concede that the second half of their latest studio album found some dark spots they didn’t quickly want to revisit. In fact, the group was aiming to make a quasi-sequel to She’s Like Texas (2010) this time around, but life happened.
Glen Campbell’s Wife Recalls Singer’s Final Moments
Glen Campbell's wife Kim has shared a letter describing the singer's final moments, his battle with Alzheimer's and her own well-being after his Aug. 8 death.
Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott Having Twins, But It Gets Better
Lady Antebellum's Hillary Scott is expecting two babies in February 2018. The singer is expecting twins.
The Eerie Story of Josh Abbott Band’s ‘Ain’t My Daddy’s Town’
Josh Abbott didn't plan on recording "Ain't My Daddy's Town," the last song on his new Until My Voice Goes Out album. The retrospective sung from the perspective of a man who had just lost his father didn't fit his biography, or at least he didn't know it yet.
Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott, Dave Haywood Expecting Babies
Two more babies will be joining the Lady Antebellum family this winter. Dave Haywood and Hillary Scott have both announced they're expecting in December and February, respectively.
The Next James Bond? How About These Country Singers
Daniel Craig will return for another James Bond movie, but who's next? We think these five country singers would do a pretty good job of replacing the famous Brit as Agent 007.