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.
Official ‘1883’ Trailer Finds Tim McGraw’s Character at the Center of Bloodshed [Watch]
It takes just 10 seconds for the drama to begin in a new trailer for '1883.'
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill Share an Intimate Moment in a New ‘1883’ Teaser [Watch]
The on-screen couple look to have more than washing off a day's worth of grime on their minds.
Jimmie Allen’s Newborn Daughter Rushed to the Hospital
Earlier this week, Allen's wife revealed that both of their daughters were ill.
Hank Williams Jr.’s Country Music Hall of Fame Speech Was on Brand, From Top to Toe
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Luke Combs’ Wife Had the Best Reaction to His CMA Awards Win [Watch]
Often the best moments from the CMA Awards (or any live broadcast, really) happen just left of the action.
Country Singers Who Served in the Military
Country music has a longstanding tradition of supporting the troops, but these stars took it to another level.
Luke Combs Crowned 2021 CMA Awards Entertainer of the Year
It's the biggest award of the night.
Chris Stapleton’s ‘Starting Over’ Wins Scrutinized Album of the Year Award at 2021 CMAs
This is Stapleton's third lifetime win in the CMA Album of the Year category.
Walker Hayes’ Kids Didn’t Forget a Promise He Made During the Worst of Times
"It's funny what kids remember," he says, awestruck, talking to Taste of Country.
Elle King Is Officially Going Country
"I feel like people will give me a shot and I’m just excited," she says.