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’s HBO Max Christmas Special to Feature John Legend, Son Isaiah
Underwood's new Christmas special is set to debut on HBO Max in December.
See Inside Carrie Underwood’s Breathtaking Tennessee Mansion [Pictures]
Find four bedrooms, four full bathrooms, two half bathrooms, a wet bar, fitness center and tennis court.
Maren Morris Passes Taylor Swift for Billboard Chart Record
"The Bones" now has spent 12 weeks at No. 1.
Daytona 500 Crash Sends Ryan Newman to the Hospital
Newman is in serious condition.
Five 9/11 Stories That Will Give You Chills
One country star was supposed to be a block away from the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
‘American Idol’ Officially Adds Luke Bryan, Lionel Richie
Luke Bryan is officially in as a judge for American Idol and Lionel Richie will be joining him and Katy Perry behind the table when the show reboots on ABC in January.
2017 Grammy Performances [Pictures]
Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood were the first country performers at the 2017 Grammy Awards, but a healthy dose of Nashville's best followed. See some of the best pictures from the 2017 Grammys, taken by the best photo team in the business.
Who Is Kris Jones? ‘Tennessee Whiskey’ Dad’s Videos Going Viral
It took less than 10 days for Kris Jones' cover of "Tennessee Whiskey" to hit 25 million combined views on Facebook and YouTube, and there's no sign of it slowing down. Country music fans and the world are asking the same question of the "Tennessee Whiskey" dad. Who is …
Keith Urban, Nicole Kidman Pay Tribute to Lost Legends During New Year’s Eve Show [Watch]
Keith Urban stopped a celebratory New Year’s Eve concert in Nashville to celebrate the lives of some of the music legends who died in 2016. Wife Nicole Kidman even joined him on stage to dance along to David Bowie’s “Heroes.”
Kelly Clarkson Shares Adorable Birthday Picture of River Rose
Kelly Clarkson's daughter, River, turned two years old over the weekend, and the singer shared a photo of her wearing a birthday crown. It’s the perfect mood-lightener!