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.
Lauren Alaina, ‘Doin’ Fine’ [Listen]
Lauren Alaina continues to fearlessly tell her story through song with "Doin' Fine," the new single from her Road Less Traveled album.
See Country’s Best Dressed at the Kentucky Derby
Always Dreaming won the Kentucky Derby but country stars like Travis Tritt and Jerrod Niemann did alright too. They are but just two who dressed up for the 2017 run for the roses.
Loretta Lynn’s Sister Crystal Gayle Makes a Statement After Legend’s Stroke
Loretta Lynn's sister Crystal Gayle has taken to Twitter after the 85-year-old "Coal Miner's Daughter" singer suffered a stroke. Gayle, a legend in her own right, expressed the family's appreciation for the warm thoughts and prayers.
Dolly Parton and the Time She Nearly Committed Suicide
Dolly Parton's dog kept her from committing suicide, according to a new book of interviews the country music legend has done through the years.
10 Country Albums That Stood Above the Rest in 2017
The top spots go to artists with a long history of making great country music.
‘American Idol’ Reportedly Set to Return on ABC
American Idol is coming back! Maybe. Reports indicate that ABC will bring back the long-running Fox reality singing competition that spawned the careers of Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Scotty McCreery and more.
New Brad Paisley Song Makes ‘Whiskey Lullaby’ Sound Like ‘Zip-a-Dee-Do-Dah’
Brad Paisley hasn't lost his ability to deliver an emotional gut punch.
What If Hank Wanted to Do It This Way?
There’s something fundamentally wrong with the “I don’t think Hank done it that way” argument. What if he quietly wanted to?
Country Stars Look Very Different Without Their Signature Hats [Pictures]
You might be surprised to learn that plenty of singers sport a pretty nice head of hair under their hats.
John Mayer, ‘In the Blood’ [Listen]
John Mayer's "In the Blood" is his first release to country radio and country radio's first song about mama drama.