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 Bonnaroo Festival Canceled
The four day festival was set to begin on Thursday (Sept. 2).
‘Fixer Upper’ Star Chip Gaines Chopped His Hair Off — All of It!
It's Operation Haircut, part 2.
Kid Rock Filmed Using Homophobic Slur Onstage in Tennessee
The clip finds him angry with fans who are filming his appearance.
Doug Kiker, ‘American Idol’ Singing Garbage Man, Arrested for Harassment
Kiker appeared during Season 18 of American Idol, in 2020.
‘American Idol’ Contestant Caleb Kennedy Exits Show After Controversial Video Surfaces
The country singer from South Carolina was a favorite heading into the Top 5 episode on Sunday (May 16).
Gabby Barrett, Cade Foehner Welcome a Baby Girl
Gabby Barrett and her husband Cade Foehner welcomed their first child on Jan. 18 ... Find out her unique name!
Gwen Stefani Leaving ‘The Voice’
A familiar face will be stepping in for her to start Season 20.
Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani Are Engaged — See the Ring!
The pop singer and 'The Voice' coach showed off her new ring in a picture.
Pop/Country Singer Cady Groves Dead at 30
Groves, who in 2011 nabbed Blake Shelton for the music video for her song "This Little Girl," was pursuing a music career in Nashville.
Sam Hunt Arrested for DUI in Nashville
Hunt was pulled over at about 6AM Thursday morning.