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.
Alan Jackson Pushes Remaining Tour Dates Due to Charcot-Marie-Tooth Setback
"I hoped I’d be able to be there," Jackson writes at his website. "I hate to disappoint my fans. I tried as much as I could to play this show at this time."
Loretta Lynn’s Last Words for Her Fans Are a Gift to Remember
Loretta Lynn's legacy is one of country music, family and faith.
George Strait Remembers Loretta Lynn With a Personal Photo and a Show of Gratitude
"What an amazing woman and so unbelievably talented."
Loretta Lynn Dies: George Strait, Dolly Parton, Reba McEntire + More Share Memories, Tributes
Some offered photos and memories while others just shared their feelings upon hearing about Loretta Lynn's death.
Security Guard’s Cover of ‘Tennessee Whiskey’ Leaves Crowd Hollering for More [Watch]
Kevin looked a little nervous, but he sure didn't sound nervous.
How Wynonna Brought Mother Naomi Judd to the Stage During First Tour Stop
A performance of "Love Can Build a Bridge" was — as expected — among the more emotional moments of the 25-song concert.
Carrie Underwood Firing a Handgun Is a Special Thing [Watch]
The singer can been seen firing five rounds on husband Mike Fisher's Instagram page.
Carrie Underwood’s Husband Just Train-Horned Her [Watch]
"Not my best work but still had a good laugh," Fisher captions. Indeed he did.
Luke Combs Announces 2023 World Tour With Cody Johnson, Lainey Wilson + More
Lainey Wilson, Cody Johnson and Riley Green are among the opening acts for Combs' 2023 World Tour.
2022 CMA Awards Nominees Revealed — Full List
Lainey Wilson leads the way with six nominations but country stars like Ashley McBryde, Carly Pearce and Chris Stapleton also showed up strong.
Kelsea Ballerini Divorcing Husband Morgan Evans
There were no indications that the pair's nearly five-year marriage was under duress in recent weeks or months.
Kelsea Ballerini Borrows Shania Twain’s Iconic Grammy Dress for 2022 ACM Honors
Before the show they took a moment to pose together.