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.
Reba McEntire Rescued by Ladder After Building Starts to Crumble [Watch]
One person was transported to the hospital after the rescue.
Cole Swindell’s Mom Has Died
Her death comes just over eight years after the unexpected death of his father.
Carrie Underwood’s New ‘Sunday Night Football’ Open Is the Amp Up We Needed [Watch]
For the ninth straight year, the country singer has opened NBC's coverage with a video that finds her trading scenes with the NFL's biggest stars.
The Snubs and Surprises of the 2021 CMA Awards Nominations, Ranked
This annual CMA Awards Snubs and Surprises list ranks nine "Wow!" responses to Thursday morning's (Sept. 9) nominee announcement.
Luke Bryan Steps in for Emotional Dance at Niece Jordan’s Wedding [Watch]
The chosen song's lyrics set up a powerful, emotional moment.
Luke Bryan’s Boys Look So Handsome in Their Wedding Duds
"Smile. Don't fight. Cheers," Caroline says in the video. They did as they were told.
Watch a Very Pregnant RaeLynn Do the Walker Hayes ‘Fancy Like’ Dance
If it induces labor, then so be it.
Carrie Underwood, Dan + Shay Team Up for ‘Only Us,’ From the ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Movie Soun…
The movie 'Dear Evan Hansen' (due out on Sept. 24) is a film adaptation of the Tony Awards-winning Broadway musical.
David Lee Murphy Tests Positive for COVID-19, Cancels Shows
"Please keep David Lee in your thoughts and prayers for a speedy recovery," his team shares.
See a Teaser of Carrie Underwood’s New ‘Sunday Night Football’ Opener
Clips of some of the NFL's biggest stars (Patrick Mahomes, Derrick Henry, Russell Wilson and more) are spread throughout the preview video