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.
Olivia Newton-John Wants People to Know She’s Not Near Death
She was all smiles and jokes.
Gwen Stefani, Blake Shelton Release Playful ‘You Make It Feel Like Christmas’ Video
Uh oh, is Gwen sitting on another man's lap?!
President Trump Claps Back at Taylor Swift After Her Political Statement
But did the president ever like Swift to begin with?
Twitter’s Response to Taylor Swift’s Political Note Is All Over the Place
The one-time country singer said she'll vote for Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Phil Bredesen in November.
See a Full List of 2018 ACM Awards Performances
There were so many performances that commercial breaks were welcome interruptions.
Trump Moves to Ban ‘Bump Stock’ Devices Like the One Used in Las Vegas Shooting
President Donald Trump has directed his attorney general to propose changes that ban "bump stocks."
5 Moments From the 2018 Grammy Awards You Can’t Miss!
Did you hear that Reba has a new boyfriend?!
Details of Las Vegas Gunman’s Plan and Coverup Emerge
According to new documents, the gunman intended to thwart the eventual investigation.
See Inside Miley Cyrus’ Rural Nashville Estate [Pictures]
Pictures indicate she really loves green grass and shiplap.
Jim Nabors, Singer and TV’s Gomer Pyle, Has Died
Jim Nabors — an actor best known as Gomer Pyle on the Andy Griffith Show — has died.
Las Vegas Shooter’s Brother Describes Him as a Very Ordinary Man
The brother of the man responsible for the deaths of more than 50 people at the Las Vegas Route 91 Harvest Festival says he's dumbfounded by the news.
Jake Owen Recounts Route 91 Festival Shooting From Side-Stage
Jake Owen was side-stage as shots began to ring out during Jason Aldean's performance at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas on Sunday night. The singer was able to give a horrific firsthand account of events.
‘American Idol’ Officially Adds Luke Bryan, Lionel Richie
Luke Bryan is officially in as a judge for American Idol and Lionel Richie will be joining him and Katy Perry behind the table when the show reboots on ABC in January.
Five 9/11 Stories That Will Give You Chills
One country star was supposed to be a block away from the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
Montgomery Gentry’s Troy Gentry Killed in Helicopter Crash
Troy Gentry of Montgomery Gentry was killed in a helicopter crash at the Flying W Airport in Medford, N.J., on Friday (Sept. 8).
Worst Dressed at the 2017 Grammy Awards [Pictures]
Just like the best-dressed artists at the Grammys were picked for outfits that fit them, this list of worst dressed were picked for outfits that don't, sometimes literally. Three stars in particular caught our eye for fashion don'ts. Two have been featured on previous Best Dressed lists.