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.
Keith Urban Reveals ‘Ripcord’ Tour’s Secret Weapon
Keith Urban’s Ripcord Tour begins Thursday night (June 2) in Kansas City, and in addition to opening acts Brett Eldredge and Maren Morris, he’ll bring a secret weapon to the stage every night — “The Phantom.”
9 ‘Nashville’ Stars Who Could Become Country Stars
Much of the cast of ABC's Nashville calls Nashville home, and many say they have no plans to move even if the show is indeed finished. While executives are trying to sell the series to a new network, these nine musicians are poised to become country hitmakers, if they want to.
James Dupre, ‘Stoned To Death’ [Listen]
James Dupre’s new single “Stoned To Death” is a great heartbreaker with a dark country lyric that holds you down to listen. The former The Voice singer’s storytelling shines during this personal performance.
Jamie Lynn Spears’ Story Coming to TLC in One-Hour Special
Jamie Lynn Spears will return to television with a one-hour TLC special aimed at letting fans know about her transition to country singer and songwriter. The 25-year-old and her family star in Jamie Lynn Spears: When the Lights Go Out, a documentary set to air on June 26.
Miranda Lambert Closes Pink Pistol Oklahoma, Expands in Texas
Miranda Lambert's Pink Pistol boutique in Oklahoma is closed, and the singer is expanding in Texas.
Thompson Square’s Baby Boy Stars in ‘You Make It Look So Good’ Video
Thompson Square’s baby boy stars in the duo’s homemade music video for "You Make It Look So Good."
Garth Brooks on His Daughter, August: ‘She Was Made to Be a Mom’
Garth Brooks uses strong words to describe the mother his middle daughter August has become.
Dustin Lynch Still Searching for Definition
As Dustin Lynch's song "Mind Reader" nears the top of radio airplay charts, the singer doesn't downplay its importance.
Woman Goes Into Labor During Garth Brooks Concert
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10 Best Country Albums of 2016
The 10 best country albums of 2016 come from newcomers, major headliners and veterans proving that their music and artistry is as strong as ever.