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.
Randy Rogers Band, ‘Tequila Eyes’ [Listen]
There's something unfamiliar and arresting about hearing the lyrics of "Tequila Eyes" sung by a man. Randy Rogers Band's new single flips a relied-upon trope that demands a sober woman protect herself from the drunk man.
Lee Brice Reveals Baby’s Gender With Adorable Cupcake Video
Lee Brice let his two sons Ryker and Takoda be the first to find out if the country singer and his wife were having a boy or a girl. They may have been more interested in the cupcake than the baby, however.
Dan + Shay’s Shay Mooney Welcomes a Baby Boy
Dan + Shay singer Shay Mooney and his fiance Hannah Billingsley welcomed a baby boy on Tuesday afternoon. It's the first child for the 25-year-old and his fiance.
11 Unforgettable Dolly Parton Moments
Dolly Parton has lived an unforgettable life and enjoyed an unforgettable career in music, television, film and philanthropy. She’s an all-timer in so many ways, and she still has plenty left to give
Cody Johnson, ‘With You I Am’ [Listen]
Cody Johnson's "With You I Am" is a straightforward country love song that will sit right with any married man. The ballad could be Johnson's biography, told between guitar picking and the cry of a steel guitar.
Remember When Garth Brooks Was Banned From Television?
CMT and TNN refused to play Garth Brooks' video for his 1991 hit "The Thunder Rolls."
8 Unforgettable Trace Adkins Moments
Here are 8 Unforgettable Trace Adkins Moments that happened onstage or onscreen. Adkins is a man of many talents, as this video proves.
Top 10 Trace Adkins Songs
The Top 10 Trace Adkins Songs list come from the 11 studio albums and multiple greatest hits packages he's released since he first escaped the offshore Louisiana oil rigs in 1996.
Remember When Sugarland Was a Trio?
One of the bigger mysteries of the last decade of country music is why Kristen Hall left Sugarland when the then-trio seemed to be on the brink of superstardom.
Bailey Bryan, ‘Own It’ [Listen]
Bailey Bryan instantly becomes your BFF in "Own It," her debut single on Warner Music Nashville. The pop-country song embraces a positive message but does not come across as preachy or saccharine.