Billy Dukes' music background includes jobs as music director and night DJ 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 two dogs, Daisy and Clementine, and their sons. In his free time, Billy enjoys playing and watching baseball, cycling and exploring nature.
Top 5 Moments From the 2019 ACM Awards
No. 1 is arguably the No. 1 tearjerker of the night.
Trisha Yearwood’s Favorite ACM Awards Memory Has Little to Do With Her
Set the 1998 Female Vocalist of the Year award aside. Move past all the love for her hit song "How Do I Live."
Cody Johnson and Brooks & Dunn Re-Tool ‘Red Dirt Road’ [Listen]
The mellow, almost acoustic remix softens the sonic impact and puts emphasis on lyrics and vocals.
How Martina McBride Made Cassadee Pope’s Night at the ACM Awards
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The new single is all about the melody and the passion.
Why Reba McEntire Won’t Do Politics at the 2019 ACM Awards
"When they asked me to do the ACMs again they said, 'Is there anything you don't want to talk about' ... and I said, 'Nothing political.'
Miranda Lambert Announces All-Female Roadside Bars & Pink Guitars Tour 2019
Her late-summer and fall tour will be an all-female trek across the country.
Meet Luke Combs Through His 10 Best Songs
Most of Luke Combs' best songs find the singer dealing with some form of heart hurt.
Reba McEntire’s New Mom Song Is a Certified Tear-Jerker
"You Never Gave Up On Me" was supposed to be a song about God's love.
Reba McEntire and Boyfriend Skeeter Lasuzzo’s Birthday Month Included Surprises
Yes, you do get a full month when you're Reba!
Justin Moore’s New Album Release Delayed
It's coming three months later than originally planned.
6 Unforgettable Country Tour Pranks
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