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.
ACM’s Single of the Year Award Goes to Thomas Rhett (and His Wife)
With lipstick on his face, Thomas Rhett accepted the ACM Award for Single of the Year on Sunday night. "Die a Happy Man" may have been a surprise win, despite its multi-week run at No. 1.
Rory Feek Talks About How Indiana Is Coping After Joey’s Death
Rory Feek says he and his 2-year-old daughter Indiana visit her "mama" daily. The Joey + Rory singer shares that they’ll either walk or ride out to the back field where she rests, and that talk to her about their day. It’s one of the ways they cope, but it’s also part …
ToC Critic’s Pick: Keith Urban, ‘Ripcord’
Keith Urban’s new Ripcord album is pure country cardio. The thumping, rhythmic collection of songs will make you sweat. Even the ballads come full of energy and urgency
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6 Unforgettable Country Tour Pranks
Summer tours mean summer tour pranks, and we're ready. In fact, we dare superstars like Brad Paisley, Tim McGraw and Dierks Bentley to top one of the pranks in this collection of 6 Unforgettable Tour Pranks!
Dolly Parton on Joey Feek’s Death: ‘The Lord Needed Her More Than We Did’
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Justin Moore Supports Donald Trump for President
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Dan + Shay's "From the Ground Up" lyrics describe a very real, very long-lasting love.
Remember What Garth Brooks Buried Under His Hollywood Walk of Fame Star?
Garth Brooks went to some pretty unusual lengths to make sure his The Hits collection would never be re-released.
Here’s a Full Lineup of the 2016 ACM Awards Performers
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Disabled Woman Sues Zac Brown, Live Nation After Incident in Boston
A blind woman is reportedly suing Zac Brown of the Zac Brown Band and Live Nation Entertainment after an incident at an August 2015 concert in Boston, which she says left her no longer to able to use her arm.