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.
Carrie Underwood Has Raised the Bar With ‘Reflection: The Las Vegas Residency’
Carrie Underwood began her Reflection residency in Las Vegas this week.
Top 40 Country Songs for December 2021
A remarkable 10 songs are collaborations between two of country's top artists.
Scotty McCreery Recalls George Strait Helping Him Clinch ‘American Idol’
“George called me up," McCreery tells Taste of Country.
Luke Combs to Play Halftime of Dallas Cowboys Thanksgiving Day Game
The game comes two weeks after Combs won the CMA Entertainer of the Year award.
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill Share an Intimate Moment in a New ‘1883’ Teaser [Watch]
The on-screen couple look to have more than washing off a day's worth of grime on their minds.
Jimmie Allen’s Newborn Daughter Rushed to the Hospital
Earlier this week, Allen's wife revealed that both of their daughters were ill.
Walker Hayes Repeats a Winning Formula With ‘AA’ [Listen]
All this talk of addiction, insecurities, real life parenting and the grind of daily life — who is this guy all of a sudden?
Kelsea Ballerini Wanted to Be More Vulnerable and Boy, Did She Ever Succeed
"I kept writing, just without the music," Ballerini says. "Very quickly I realized it was something that was a book and something that I wanted to push myself to go deeper and be more vulnerable and more open."
2022 ACM Awards Announce Date, Venue + Live Stream Logistics
When are the ACM Awards? The date, channel and venue for 2022 have changed.
Cody Johnson’s ”Til You Can’t’ Is the Big Country Performance 2021 Needs [Listen]
"'Til You Can't" is the kind of song you spend your hard-earned money to hear live.
Chris Janson Announces 2022 Halfway to Crazy Tour
Ray Fulcher and Shane Profitt will join Janson for 14 shows, including a stop at Nashville's Ryman.
Taylor Swift Taps Chris Stapleton for ‘I Bet You Think About Me’ (Taylor’s Version) [Listen]
The pop superstar leaves nothing unsaid as she gives a five-verse middle finger to this snob.