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.
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Police say she was found in her bedroom of an apartment she shared with her two young children.
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Alan Jackson is set to become a grandpa this year.
The Potential ‘Yellowstone’ Spoiler We Can’t Stop Looking At
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Top 10 Country Songs of 2022 So Far, Ranked
Did your favorite song make this list? Do you agree with our choice for the No. 1 country song?
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The 50 Greatest Classic Country Artists
Strength of catalog and success in retail stores and on country radio will move a classic country artist higher on this list. Legacy and influence will get an artist to No. 1.
Timeline, Location for ‘Yellowstone’ Prequel ‘1923’ Becomes Clear
There's no star sightings yet, but pre-production is well underway.
Brothers Osborne’s John Osborne’s Suicidal Thoughts Went Further Than We Realized
"It was the most real feeling I'd ever had," the 40-year-old says.
‘Yellowstone’ Actor Hit With Felony Fraud Charges
Q'Orianka Kilcher says she never took money she didn't think she was entitled to.
Randy Houser Got in Big Trouble for Spilling Baby News
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