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.
Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani’s ‘Honeymoon’ Sounds Perfect
They had everything they wanted.
Miranda Lambert Announces the Death of Her Dog, Jessi
The news comes nine months after the death of Jessi's brother, Waylon.
Luke Bryan Thinks of His Late Siblings as His Guardian Angels
When he prays, he prays to Chris, Kelly and Lee, too.
Jordan Davis and Luke Bryan Offer Sound Life Advice With ‘Buy Dirt’ [Listen]
Davis' collaboration with Luke Bryan is a sharp pivot away from his mostly fancy-free, melodic, uptempo hits.
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Savvy fans may recognize each of the three new songs.
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The singer made a nearly 20 percent profit on the house, which he bought in April 2020.
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The song — Aldean's first from an upcoming 10th studio album — finds the two superstar vocalists trading verses.
Blake Shelton Brings Gwen Stefani Onstage for No Doubt Hit [Watch]
If this keeps up he may have to rename his upcoming tour the Friends and Heroes and Wife Tour.
Morgan Wallen Goes All in With ‘Sand in My Boots’ [Listen]
"Sand in My Boots" is Wallen's first new single since being removed from radio and streaming playlists in February.
10 Best Country Albums of 2021 (So Far)
Including Thomas Rhett, Eric Church, Loretta Lynn and more.
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The Texas-raised singer is still a dark and brooding songwriter.
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Who survives, and who is responsible for the attacks that closed Season 3?