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.
Every George Strait Album Ranked
A bad review on one of George Strait's albums typically begins with something like: "George Strait has never made a bad album, but ..." and ends with effusive praise of the singer's timeless style.
Singer-Songwriter Guy Clark Dead at 74
Legendary singer and songwriter Guy Clark has died. After several years of health problems, the Nashville Songwriter Hall of Famer and Grammy winner died on Tuesday morning at age 74.
Brad Paisley (Feat. Demi Lovato), ‘Without a Fight’ [Listen]
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Craig Wayne Boyd Secretly Marries Model Taylor Borland
Craig Wayne Boyd has married his fiancée, Taylor Borland. The 37-year-old and the model have a 4-month-old daughter named Dakota Lynne.
‘Nashville’ Star Hayden Panettiere Battling Postpartum Depression ‘Holistically’
Hayden Panettiere is still struggling with postpartum depression and is taking time to deal with it "holistically." The singer sent a tweet on Thursday that indicates she'll be taking some time off to better herself.
Keith Urban Trades Carrie for Nicole in ‘The Fighter’ Lip Sync Video
Keith Urban lip syncing Keith Urban is pretty cool, but when he adds his wife Nicole Kidman in to sing Carrie Underwood’s parts on “The Fighter,” it quite possible becomes the coolest thing he’s ever done.
Jennifer Nettles Explains How She Convinced Jennifer Lopez to Sing With Her
Jennifer Nettles remembers having just five minutes to convince Jennifer Lopez to sing on "My House," the last song on her new Playing With Fire album. Now she has a new friend, collaborator and recipe for fried chicken.
Florida Georgia Line Tap Ziggy Marley for ‘Dig Your Roots’ Collaboration
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Blake Shelton Releases Gwen Stefani Duet, ‘Go Ahead and Break My Heart’
Blake Shelton has released his duet with girlfriend Gwen Stefani. "Go Ahead and Break My Heart" finds the couple in an "I dare you" kind of love, with each offering a fragile heart to the other.
New Country Music Releases for May 2016
It's possible the best country album of 2016 will be released in May. Superstars like Keith Urban, Dierks Bentley and Blake Shelton are all bringing new music to fans. There's over a half-dozen major releases to tempt you this spring.