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.
Garth Brooks’ 2020 Billboard Icon Award Performance Recaps His Unprecedented Career
Garth Brooks is 2020's Billboard Icon Award winner -- only the ninth artist in history to earn the honor.
Here Are the Winners of the 2020 Billboard Music Awards
Luke Combs and Kane Brown were hoping to be among the big winners at the 2020 BBMAs.
Luke Combs’ ‘Better Together’ Is His Boldest Single Yet [Listen]
Luke Combs has released songs with more swagger, but none like this.
Kane Brown Sends Steamy Love Song ‘Worship You’ to Country Radio [Listen]
The slow-burning love song is likely aimed at wife Katelyn Jae.
Sam Hunt’s ‘Breaking Up Was Easy in the ’90s’ Should Feel Familiar [Listen]
With his signature spoken-word patter Hunt underplays his tortured heart in favor of describing a more ideal time for a breakup.
See Inside Kelly Clarkson’s Jaw-Dropping Tennessee Mansion — It’s for Sale! [Pictures]
The 20,000-square-foot mansion has everything you could ever need!
Reba McEntire and Darius Rucker Will Host the 2020 CMA Awards
Two new faces will lead the 2020 CMA Awards.
Carrie Underwood After ACM Awards Tie: ‘Are You Sure? Are You Sure?’
They had six months to count the votes, so yes Carrie, they were sure.
Blake Shelton Developing TV Drama Based on ‘God’s Country’
The show — called 'In God's Country' — has a script commitment at NBC and would focus on a farm family in the midwest.
How Can a Tie at the ACM Awards Even Happen?
Maybe Thomas Rhett and Carrie Underwood could have a karaoke contest?
The 2020 ACM Awards Red Carpet Was Truly Unique [Pictures]
Taylor Swift, Maren Morris and Kelsea Ballerini were three who posed for photographers before the show.
Top 40 Country Songs for September 2020
September 2020 begins the wind up to awards season, and A-List stars and hot newcomers are bringing their best.