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.
11 Country Stars With Wild Former Lives [Watch]
This list of stars before they were famous includes a rock band, a death metal singer, a beauty queen and a country headliner.
Keith Urban’s Ambition Still Gets the Best of Him [Interview]
Fan collaborations, baby gender reveals, proposals — Urban always finds organic ways to communicate with his crowd.
Michelle Branch Arrested for Alleged Domestic Assault
Branch admitted to slapping Carney "one or two times."
Olivia Newton-John’s Husband Pens an Open Letter to His Wife
He begins with, "Our love for each other transcends our understanding."
Carrie Underwood, Dolly Parton Among 2022 GMA Dove Awards Nominees
Gary LeVox of Rascal Flatts also earned a nomination.
Olivia Newton-John’s Daughter Is Honoring Her Mom on Instagram + It’s Beautiful
"You are my lighthouse mama," Lattanzi writes.
Who Is Drake Milligan? ‘America’s Got Talent’ Singer Is More Than the ‘New Elvis of Country’
Drake Milligan may look very, very familiar.
Carrie Underwood Joins a Bar Band for Tom Petty Cover [Watch]
The "Ghost Story" singer was out with friends when she answered the call to take the stage.
Lady A Postpone Request Line Tour as Charles Kelley Continues Journey to Sobriety
The band made the announcement on social media on Thursday morning.
Reba McEntire’s ‘Big Sky’ Trailer Appearance Will Send Shivers Down Your Spine [Watch]
Could McEntire's 'Big Sky' character be capable of ... murder?!
Top 40 Country Songs for August 2022
Artists behind the Top 10 songs are a brawny bunch this month.
Dan + Shay Nearly Chose a Totally Different Name for Themselves
The pair originally wanted to pay tribute to one of their favorite artists and influences.