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.
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"That woman is a true friend to a song."
Interview: Elvie Shane Proves Viral Success of ‘My Boy’ Was No Fluke
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Ross and Rachel from ‘Friends’ Nearly Hooked Up in Real Life
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Jon Pardi, Old Dominion + More Shape the 10 Hottest Songs of Summer 2021 List
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Doug Kiker, ‘American Idol’ Singing Garbage Man, Arrested for Harassment
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Hard-earned stories and raw arrangements are nothing new for the "She's Mine" singer, but this one sounds different.
Jana Kramer Files for Divorce From Husband Mike Caussin
The couple have been married six years and have two kids together.
George Strait Cancels His University of Notre Dame Concert
He also pushed back his stadium show in Minnesota.
Why Luke Bryan Won ACM’s Entertainer of the Year
One line on his resume stood out in 2020.
Reba McEntire Postpones Her 2021 Arena Tour
The new tour will begin in Evansville, Ind. on Jan. 13 and take her through mid-March, with a focus on the midwest.
Billboards in Support of Morgan Wallen Appear in Nashville
The billboards are on display near Music Row in Nashville.