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.
Jason Aldean Performing Twice on ‘American Idol’ Monday Night
Jewel will also take the stage.
The Secret History of Why Barbara Mandrell Seemingly Vanished
It's been nearly 25 years since she disappeared. Why?
Remember Which Jason Aldean Song Gave Thomas Rhett His Big Break?
Aldean took a chance long before anyone had ever heard of Rhett and his writing team.
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Find four bedrooms, four full bathrooms, two half bathrooms, a wet bar, fitness center and tennis court.
Kenny Chesney: 10 Things Even No Shoes Nation Members Don’t Know
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Joey Feek’s Father, Jack Martin, Has Died
"On Sunday, my wife Joey got to see her daddy for the first time in five years," he says.
Matt Stell Gets Left Behind in ‘That Ain’t Me No More’ [Listen]
Matt Stell is a changed man in his new song "That Ain't Me No More," but the changes aren't all for the better.
Kenny Rogers Through the Years, With Family and Famous Friends [Pictures]
The late country legend was seemingly everyone's friend.