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.
Las Vegas Shooting Victims to Split $800 Million
58 people were killed when a gunman opened fire on Oct. 1, 2017.
Charlie Daniels Dead at 83
The Country Music Hall of Famer was 83 years old.
Luke Combs’ ‘Six Feet Apart’ Is a Hopeful New Ballad Amid Pandemic [Listen]
Combs takes a serious but not somber approach to the times we're living through together.
Blake Shelton Reveals How ‘The Voice’ Will Handle Live Episodes Amid Pandemic
"It’s gonna be crazy," Shelton says.
Daytona 500 Crash Sends Ryan Newman to the Hospital
Newman is in serious condition.
Report: Dog the Bounty Hunter’s Daughter Lyssa Chapman Arrested for Harassment
She was booked for resisting arrest and harassment.
Don Imus Dead at 79
The controversial radio host was admitted to a hospital in Texas on Tuesday (Dec. 24) and died on Friday (Dec. 27).
Las Vegas Shooting Victims to Receive Up to $800 Million From MGM Resorts
The amount will depend on the number of claimants.
Carrie Underwood, Joan Jett to Reprise ‘Sunday Night’ Football Open in 2019
The network returns to using "Waiting All Day for Sunday Night" as the introduction.
Billy Ray Cyrus Reveals the Controversial (But Hilarious) ‘Old Town Road’ Lyric That Was C…
Fendi sports bras? Nah, that's not what Billy wanted to say.