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.
What Faith Hill Is Saying About Her ‘1883’ Character, Margaret Dutton
As the matriarch of the Dutton family, she'll play the woman that started it all when the show begins on Paramount+ this year.
What Tim McGraw Is Saying About His ‘1883’ Character, James Dutton
The country singer has been cast as James Dutton in '1883,' slated to begin in 2021 on Paramount+.
Reba McEntire and Brooks & Dunn Announce Final Las Vegas Shows
McEntire's Las Vegas residency with Brooks & Dunn will come to an end in December.
It Turns Out Miranda Lambert’s Husband Brendan McLoughlin’s Brothers Aren’t Hard to Look a…
The three men may be "all hat, no cattle," but Lambert and her fans may not mind one bit.
See Kane Brown’s Before + After Pictures From One Year in the Gym
His wife says, "hottest dad bod out there."
Top 40 Country Songs for August 2021
More than ever, August's Top 40 shows that there are more ways than ever to define a "hit."
Garth Brooks Reevaluating Stadium Tour as COVID-19 Cases Rise Once Again
Brooks also canceled a planned ticket onsale date for a September show in Seattle, Wash.
Garth Brooks on CMA Entertainer of the Year Voting: ‘The Stand Is Still the Same’
In July 2020, Brooks said he was pulling his name out of the running for CMA Entertainer of the Year. He still feels the same way in 2021.
Luke Bryan Will Return to ‘American Idol’ for Season 20
Auditions will begin virtually this week with the start date for Season 20 still TBD.
Chris Young Announces Famous Friends Tour With Mitchell Tenpenny
Young revealed 13 shows that will keep him busy from October through the end of the year.