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.
13 Country Singers Who’ve Admitted They Smoke Weed
Some country stars simply sing about smoking marijuana, while others boldly admit they've tried it, liked it and don't ever plan to give it up. At least one country legend says she toked only once and hated it!
Jake Owen Is Dating Someone New
Jake Owen has a girlfriend, and he sounds pretty happy about it. The "Good Company" singer recently opened up about his new flame, sharing that they've been together for awhile.
Jon Pardi, ‘Heartache on the Dance Floor’ [Listen]
Jon Pardi continues to release the catchiest dang songs to country radio, but his latest "Heartache on the Dance Floor" has real heart.
Jason Aldean, ‘They Don’t Know’ [Listen]
Jason Aldean's most recent tribute to rural American comes with a bit more indignation than the others. "They Don't Know" reflects the dreams, values and troubles found in small-town America.
Sam Hunt Reportedly Marrying Hannah Lee Fowler on Saturday
Sam Hunt's hometown wedding to fiancee Hannah Lee Fowler is planned for Saturday (April 15), but don't expect to see any photos. Reports indicate it will be a private but still lavish affair.
Faith Hill: Pictures Through the Years
Faith Hill says aging doesn't bother her. In fact she doesn't even think about it because if her daughters caught her stressing that'd send a message she doesn't want to send. These pictures of the star through the years prove focusing on inner beauty wins.
Hear Florida Georgia Line on the Chainsmokers’ ‘Last Day Alive’
Florida Georgia Line's other collaboration with a pop group is now available to stream. The duo linked up with the Chainsmokers for "Last Day Alive," a vibey, electro-pop song from their new album.
Concert Review: Maren Morris Closes ‘Hero’ Tour With Swagger
The undeniable highlight of Maren Morris' Nashville tour stop was "Rich," and the singer barely opened her mouth. Her sold-out audience at the Cannery Ballroom did it for her.
ToC Critic’s Pick: Miranda Lambert, ‘Tin Man’ [Listen]
Miranda Lambert's "Tin Man" is her new album's "The House That Built Me." The aching ballad resonates with anyone who has loved, lost and felt crippled by the prospect of loving again.
Remember When Luke Bryan Made His Grand Ole Opry Debut?
When when Luke Bryan made his Grand Ole Opry debut on April 6, 2007, the singer was barely married, and barely known to country music fans.