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.
Jana Kramer Sold Her Wedding Ring Again — She’s Giving Her Home a Facelift
Kramer has decided to do something responsible with the money.
Jana Kramer Has a New Man in Her Life
Officially, Kramer is in an "entanglement."
Jimmie Allen Expands ‘Bettie James’ EP With Nine New Collaborations
A 16-track Gold Edition features nine new recordings plus original tracks with Nelly, Charley Pride, Tim McGraw and more.
High Valley’s Curtis Rempel Leaves Duo, Moves Back to Canada
The younger member of the duo has moved home to Canada with his family.
2021 CMT Awards Highlights: 5 Burning Questions About What You Missed
How did the new hosting team do? That's part of question No. 5 in this 5 Burning Questions video.
The 2021 CMT Awards Red Carpet Was Smokin’! [Pictures]
Hot pink is very in for 2021.
With ‘No Sad Songs,’ Niko Moon Proves He’s a Master of Melody [Listen]
Niko Moon writes like he has nothing to prove.
Lady A Announce New ‘What a Song Can Do (Chapter One)’ Album
The album features their current single "Like a Lady," plus six more co-written by one or more members of the band.
Keith Urban to Headline Dierks Bentley’s Seven Peaks Music Festival
Kip Moore, Ingrid Andress, Randy Houser and Travis Denning are a few of the other artists slated to play the main stage.
Kid Rock Filmed Using Homophobic Slur Onstage in Tennessee
The clip finds him angry with fans who are filming his appearance.
Top 10 Country Songs of 2021, Ranked + Mid-Year Country Awards
Best breakup song? Best vocal performance? It's the Top 10 Songs of 2021, and more.
Miranda Lambert and Jon Pardi Two-Stepping Is Pure Country Magic [Watch]
Pardi definitely led.