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.
2021 Grammy Nominations: 5 Snubs, 4 Surprises + 1 Historic Moment
Maybe you only saw a list of names when the nominations were revealed. Our insiders spotted broken hearts and career-making moments.
Here Are the 2021 Grammy Awards Nominees
Nominees for the 2021 Grammy Awards include a mix of established country hitmakers and newcomers.
Kenny Rogers’ Estate Suing Over Final Tour DVD Package
Officially, Rogers' last call was in Oct. 2017.
Blake Shelton Is Pumped to Win 2020 AMA for Favorite Country Album
'Fully Loaded: God's Country' took the trophy on Sunday night, topping albums by Luke Combs and Morgan Wallen.
Country Music Tours Scheduled for 2021: Full List
This list of country tours planned for 2021 will be updated frequently.
Luke Bryan’s Wife Is Limping Around, Again [Picture]
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Carrie Underwood’s HBO Max Christmas Special to Feature John Legend, Son Isaiah
Underwood's new Christmas special is set to debut on HBO Max in December.
Gwen Stefani Flashes Her Engagement Ring + It’s Bigger Than We Thought!
The knuckle-sized bling is eye-popping in size and beauty — see for yourself.
Beth Chapman’s Daughter Cecily to Marry in Her Mother’s Wedding Dress
Beth Chapman died in June 2019.
86-Year-Old Woman Jumps Up to Dance to Carrie Underwood’s ‘Sunday Night Football’ Theme [W…
Marlene's dancing to the NBC show's theme might be the best thing you see this week.