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 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.
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.
Miranda Lambert and Jon Pardi Two-Stepping Is Pure Country Magic [Watch]
Pardi definitely led.
Ingrid Andress’ ‘Lady Like’ Is Her Artist Statement [Listen]
It's that honesty that makes the performance so compelling.
Kelly Clarkson Stuns Garth Brooks With ‘The Dance’ at Kennedy Center Honors
"That woman is a true friend to a song."
Luke Bryan and Wife Caroline Declare Pinch Prank War on LeClaire Bryan [Watch]
Caroline just couldn't help herself.
Randy Travis Re-Releasing Iconic ‘Storms of Life’ Album With Three New Songs
The album is remembered as pivotal in the transition from country's pop-leanings to a more traditional sound in the late 1980s.
5 Hottest Summer Tours for Summer 2021
Including Eric Church, Jason Aldean and more.
Ross and Rachel from ‘Friends’ Nearly Hooked Up in Real Life
"The first season, I had a major crush on Jen," Schwimmer says.