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.
Jana Kramer Has a New Man in Her Life
Officially, Kramer is in an "entanglement."
Lindsay Ell’s Broken Foot Is a Lesson for Dog Owners
The singer literally rolled around backstage during the show, riding a scooter that offered a message to anyone worried that she might be playing the victim card.
The 2021 CMT Awards Red Carpet Was Smokin’! [Pictures]
Hot pink is very in for 2021.
Lady A Announce New ‘What a Song Can Do (Chapter One)’ Album
The album features their current single "Like a Lady," plus six more co-written by one or more members of the band.
Miranda Lambert and Jon Pardi Two-Stepping Is Pure Country Magic [Watch]
Pardi definitely led.
Luke Bryan and Wife Caroline Declare Pinch Prank War on LeClaire Bryan [Watch]
Caroline just couldn't help herself.
Randy Travis Re-Releasing Iconic ‘Storms of Life’ Album With Three New Songs
The album is remembered as pivotal in the transition from country's pop-leanings to a more traditional sound in the late 1980s.
Keith Urban Announces His Return to Las Vegas
A video teaser illustrates a show that will be different from the set he first offered fans in 2020.
Garth Brooks on ‘Friends in Low Places’ Writer Dewayne Blackwell: He ‘Changed My Life’
Hours after the Kennedy Center Honors ceremony in Washington D.C., a man whose song was instrumental in getting him there died.
Thomas Rhett Named the Hottest Country Artist of 2021
Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert and Eric Church also make this year's Top 10.
George Strait to Headline 2021 Austin City Limits Music Festival
Jon Pardi, Cam and Tanya Tucker are also on the lineup.
Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings Songwriter Patsy Bruce Dead at 81
Patsy Bruce co-wrote "Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys," among other hits.