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.
Proof Snoop Dogg Has Serious Country Cred [Watch]
Rapper Snoop Dogg's recent gift to Willie Nelson surprised no one. His adulation of Little Big Town's National Championship performance shocked a few. It's becoming clear that Snoop's flirtation with country music has evolved into a full-blown romance, and Nashville is reciprocat…
Miranda Lambert Announces Tour Rehearsal Benefit Show
When Miranda Lambert rehearses for a tour, she does it for a good cause. The singer has announced a one-night Highway Vagabond Tour rehearsal show benefitting her Women Creators Scholarship Fund.
Teen Covers ‘Blue Christmas,’ Sounds Just Like Elvis Presley [Watch]
Elvis Presley lives! One teen's "Blue Christmas" cover proves the country and rock and roll legend is still alive -- inside of him, at least. Listen for yourself and decide if all other Presley impersonators should just retire right now.
Carrie Underwood’s Appearance at Passion 2017 Criticized
At least one prominent person in the Christian community was upset that Carrie Underwood was allowed to perform at Passion 2017 on Monday. In fact Engage Magazine’s Wesley Wildmon was frustrated, disappointed and saddened that she was allowed on stage.
Who Is Hannah Lee Fowler? [Pictures]
Sam Hunt's team has confirmed he is engaged to longtime off-and-on girlfriend Hannah Lee Fowler, news that brought shock, disappointment and/or depression for many female fans and a single question: Who is Hannah Lee Fowler?
Sam Hunt Engaged to Hannah Lee Fowler!
Sam Hunt is reportedly engaged to longtime, off-and-on girlfriend Hannah Lee Fowler.
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.”
8 Unforgettable Country Moments From 2016
In 2016, country music saw deaths, resurrections, a shocking performance and a superstar collaboration that fans are sure to be talking about for years to come. It was truly an unforgettable year, and these are the Top 8 moments.
Top 40 Country Songs for January 2017
The top songs at the end of 2017 may start on this list of the Top 40 Country Songs of January 2017. Last year Maren Morris' "My Church" started January at No. 40, and arguably ended the year as country music's biggest and best song.
Eric Church, Kacey Musgraves + More Share Hangover Cures
New Year’s Eve is a night to party, meaning New Year’s Day is often a time for regrets ... and headaches. Hangovers will be common on Jan. 1, but thankfully, some of country music’s biggest stars have some proven cures!