Billy Dukes' music background includes jobs as music director and night DJ 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 two dogs, Daisy and Clementine, and theirs sons. In his free time, Billy enjoys playing and watching baseball, cycling and exploring nature.
Album Spotlight: Old Dominion, ‘Happy Endings’
Happy Endings shows a different side of Old Dominion's artistry. The 12 songs are as a whole deeper and more patient than those found on their debut album.
Cole Swindell, ‘Stay Downtown’ [Listen]
Cole Swindell's new single "Stay Downtown" tweaks an often told country radio conversation. Not quite a drunk dial song, not quite a stay gone song, the new cut from You Should Be Here falls in between.
Remember When a Country Act Tried a Social Media Reset?
Taylor Swift's move to delete all Instagram photos and many Twitter and Facebook posts comes with precedent. It didn't go too well for a country act that tried it one year ago.
Why Did Taylor Swift Erase Her Instagram, Twitter and Facebook Posts?
Does a clean slate on social media mean a new Taylor Swift album is coming?
New Country Music Releases for September 2017
There are four major country music albums fans can't wait for in September, and that only includes the month's first Friday! Thomas Rhett and Kip Moore begin what is sure to be the biggest country month of 2017.
Willie Nelson Stops Concert Due to Breathing Problems
Willie Nelson left the stage with breathing problems on Sunday night (Aug. 14) in Utah. The singer had just begun his set when he abruptly cut the show short.
Kip Moore’s Plead the Fifth Tour Includes Drake White, Jordan Davis
Kip Moore shared his fall 2017 tour plans on Friday with the announcement of 15 shows on the Plead the Fifth Tour.
Taylor Swift’s Testimony in Groping Trial Could Have Ended With a Mic Drop
Taylor Swift's testimony in the groping trial taking place in Denver, Colo., this week was clear, consistent and resolute.
Taylor Swift on Alleged Grope: ‘It Was a Very Long Grab’
Taylor Swift testified that former radio DJ David Mueller intentionally grabbed her butt beneath her skirt during a meet and greet photo in June 2013. "It was a very long grab," she said in a Denver courtroom.
Luke Bryan Says New Music Is Coming Very Soon
Luke Bryan says he's 95 percent finished with his next album, and fans can expect new music sooner than they may have thought.