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.
ToC Critic’s Pick: Jake Owen, ‘American Love’
With American Love, Jake Owen finds a way to tell his story without divulging the dirty details of a very trying 12 months.
Kenny Chesney (Feat. Pink), ‘Setting the World on Fire’ [Listen]
Kenny Chesney’s duet with Pink isn’t quite the spikey pop or hip-hop influenced country cut some may have been expecting. “Setting the World on Fire” makes use of the pop star's voice in a way familiar to Chesney fans.
Kane Brown’s Sister Stabbed, Singer Asks for Prayers
Kane Brown's sister was stabbed multiple times on Tuesday, according to the singer. Brown took to Facebook to ask for prayers, and offer a warning to the person responsible
Florida Georgia Line Fully Explain Police ‘Misunderstanding’
Florida Georgia Line say events that led to them being labeled as “anti-police” were a misunderstanding that was blown out of proportion. In a note to fans on Instagram, the duo explain they simply didn’t need additional security. They were covered.
Florida Georgia Line Respond to ‘Anti-Police’ Allegations
Florida Georgia Line are being accused of being anti-police in the days following weekend sets in Iowa and Wisconsin. The duo insist they have nothing but love and respect for police.
Dierks Bentley Extends Somewhere On a Beach Tour
Dierks Bentley is extending his Somewhere On a Beach Tour. The singer is adding dates to fill out October after back-to-back shows at Red Rocks Amphitheater in Colorado close September.
Top 10 Miranda Lambert Songs
That several album cuts were considered for this list of the Top 10 Miranda Lambert songs shows how strong of a catalog country's multi-time Female Vocalist of the Year has to count on.
Kane Brown, ‘Thunder in the Rain’ [Listen]
Kane Brown's "Thunder in the Rain" is a more professional recording than his debut. The singer holds no power back, but the song doesn't solely rely on his unique vocals to work.
Body of Craig Morgan’s Son Jerry Found
Search crews have recovered the body of 19-year-old Jerry Greer, the son of country singer Craig Morgan.
Craig Morgan’s Son Missing After Tubing Accident
Singer Craig Morgan's 19-year-old son Jerry is missing after a tubing accident on the Tennessee River on Sunday (July 10).