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.
Why Miranda Lambert Always Cries While Performing — Secret History of Country Music Podcas…
When the country superstar steps back from the microphone and brings her hands to her face, she's got family and friends on her mind.
Top 40 Country Songs for July 2021
Who do you think should be No. 1 in July 2021?
13 Songs That Make Us Proud to Be American
Including songs by Toby Keith, Brad Paisley, Hank Williams Jr., Waylon Jennings and more.
Toby Keith Says ‘Happy Birthday America,’ With More Than a Tinge of Sadness [Listen]
With this new song, Keith indicates that our best days may behind us.
Billy Ray Cyrus Introduces His Grandson With the Cutest Photo [Picture]
Baby Bear is the son of Braison Cyrus, the singer's second son with wife Tish.
Report: Blake Shelton + Gwen Stefani Filed for a Marriage License
According to a report, the wedding will take place at his Oklahoma ranch this weerkend.
The Messy Dolly Parton Moment That Carly Pearce Is Glad We’ll Never See
Talking to Taste of Country Nights, Pearce re-lived the invite and filled in some holes in the narrative.
12 Rarely Seen Photos of Dolly Parton From the 1970s
Including photos with Mick Jagger, Carol Burnett, John Belushi and more.
Nicole Kidman Shares an Eye-Popping, Intimate Moment With Keith Urban for Their Anniversar…
This is some high-class heat.
Toby Keith Keeps It ‘Old School’ in New Song Co-Written by Maren Morris [Listen]
Toby says it reminds him of a Steve Miller song.
‘Duck Dynasty’ Star Kay Robertson Hospitalized After Dog Attack
She bent down to kiss her dog and he snapped.
23 Modern Artists Who Prove Traditional Country Music Is Alive and Well
The death of traditional country music may have been overstated.