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 theirs sons. In his free time, Billy enjoys playing and watching baseball, cycling and exploring nature.
ToC Critic’s Pick: Thomas Rhett, ‘Unforgettable’ [Listen]
Thomas Rhett's new single "Unforgettable" is another remarkably contagious love song from a singer skilled in the art of the understatement.
Thomas Rhett Announces New ‘Life Changes’ Album
Thomas Rhett has revealed details of new new Life Changes studio album. The album is his third studio album, and includes a very personal title track.
Bump Watch: Country Singers Try to Name Jason Aldean’s Baby [Watch]
A lot of country singers think Jason Aldean should name his baby boy "Buck." One or two think the "They Don't Know" singer and wife Brittany should name the baby after them, but we're not sure LoCash Aldean is such a good idea. Sorry guys!
Kane Brown’s New Guard Dog is Adorable!
Kane Brown's new dog is bred to be a guard dog, but right now he's little more than a pile of fur and cuteness. The singer shared a pic of the pup on social media on Sunday (July 24).
Carrie Underwood Preaches Summer Love in New Bikini Pic
Carrie Underwood is taking it easy with a capital EASY this summer, as exemplified in a new bikini pic shared on the singer's Instagram page.
Parmalee Interviews Parmalee: Band Fights, ‘27861’ Album + More
The four members of Parmalee admit it's not always smooth sailing when making decisions on their career and music. In fact, sometimes it's flat-out ugly.
Thomas Rhett Tells Story of ‘Unforgettable’
Thomas Rhett is the first to admit his new love song "Unforgettable" is not ripped from his and his wife's personal life. The song did get her stamp of approval however.
Chase Rice, ‘Three Chords & the Truth’ [Listen]
Chase Rice's new single "Three Chords & the Truth" is a country tribute to country music. The singer weaves his story into what ultimately ends up becoming a love song.
Miranda Lambert Sings ‘Happy Birthday’ to Boyfriend Anderson East [Watch]
Miranda Lambert surprised boyfriend Anderson East onstage in Buffalo, N.Y., on Sunday night (July 17), singing a slow, dark version of "Happy Birthday" with the fans.
Josh Abbott Band’s ‘Until My Voice Goes Out’ Is Unintentionally Personal [Listen]
When you listen to the title track of Josh Abbott Band's new album Until My Voice Goes Out, you won't hear a tribute to the singer's father, but that's what it has become.
Reba McEntire Sells Starstruck Farm Home for $5 Million — See Pics!
Reba McEntire has sold her Nashville-area farm house for significantly less than she originally asked, but one suspects she may be glad to be out of it.
Remember When Garth Brooks Joined Kiss on Stage?
More than two decades ago, two musical legends joined forces when Garth Brooks and rock band Kiss shared a stage.