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.
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.
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.
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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
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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."
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
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The show led all non-sports, non-news programming for Sunday night.