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.
Lady A’s Longing ‘Love You Back’ Introduces a Fresh Chapter [Listen]
"Love You Back" features familiar Lady A harmonies but recalls their early hits.
Jelly Roll’s New Tattoo Has a Special Significance
His wife Bunnie Xo shared it to TikTok earlier this week.
Parmalee’s Response to CMA Snubs: Just Keep Working
"We're living the snubbed life," singer Matt Thomas tells Taste of Country, with a hint of resignation in his voice.
‘Yellowstone’ Episodes 2 + 3 Preview: Who’s Going to Jail? [Pictures]
No spoilers, just pictures and an outline of what's coming on Yellowstone this week.
Kane Brown’s ‘I Can Feel It’ Captures the Intensity of the Phil Collins Song He Samples [Listen]
The uptempo smash builds off his last single "Bury Me In Georgia" but also speaks to how we met him.
Toby Keith to Drop ‘100% Songwriter,’ a Collection of Self-Written Hits
"Should've Been a Cowboy," "Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue" and "Who's Your Daddy?" are three songs found on the album.
Ryan Hurd Defends Maren Morris: ‘She Deserves to Be Celebrated’
"She deserves a little sunshine for the burden she has carried for every artist and fan that feels the same way."
20 Songs That Make Fun of Country Music
Some of country music's biggest hitmakers have cut songs that make fun of the genre they love.
Wynonna Judd Is Right Back Where She Started, for Better and Worse [Interview]
Thinking back to her first solo tour, Wynonna Judd admits, "I was lost."
Oak Ridge Boys Announce Their Farewell Tour
The American Made: Farewell Tour includes shows through mid-December, but the band plans to keep playing into 2024.
A Timeline of Kevin Costner and Christine Baumgartner’s Relationship
Kevin Costner and Christine Baumgartner's relationship timeline is complex.
‘Yellowstone’ Podcast: How Kayce’s Decision Led to Tragedy #DuttonRules
Forgive yourself if you missed this the first or second time you watched 'Yellowstone.' We did too!
‘Yellowstone’ Ratings: Season 1 Premiere on CBS Nabs 6.6 Million
The show led all non-sports, non-news programming for Sunday night.
Kevin Costner and Christine Baumgartner Settle Their Divorce
The surprise settlement came earlier this week.
2023 ACM Honors Red Carpet Pictures: See the Best Dressed!
Pictures from the ACM Honors red carpet show a wide variety of fashion risks and rewards.
Club Owner: Oliver Anthony’s Team Agreed to Ticket Price
(Anthony's representative) "verbally agreed to both the concert ticket and the concert/meet-and-greet combo ticket prices."
Maddie & Tae’s Taylor Kerr Updates Fans on Maddie’s Postpartum [Exclusive]
Font's baby makes two babies in the "Heart They Didn't Break" singers' musical family.
Toby Keith Will Return to Television at People’s Choice Country Awards
Toby Keith is set to return to television for the first time since revealing his cancer battle.
10 New Country Music Tours Announced This Week (Sept. 9-15, 2023)
Including runs for Dan + Shay, George Strait, Riley Green and more.
Yellowstone Ep. 1 Preview: An Epic Rip Wheeler Introduction [Pictures]
On Sunday (Sept. 17), new fans of the Taylor Sheridan drama will live that scene for the first time when Season 1 of 'Yellowstone' premieres on CBS.