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.
Holly Williams is Pregnant
Singer Holly Williams announced she’s pregnant with a photo loaded to her Twitter page on Mother’s Day. The daughter of Hank Williams Jr. is expecting her first child in October.
Rascal Flatts Performs Acoustic Version of ‘Rewind’ [Exclusive Video]
Jay DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts says 'Rewind' is the song that bridges a gap between what fans know of the superstar trio and where they're headed. This intimate, acoustic performance of the title-track from their new album shows a rarely seen side of the group.
Billy Currington Sued by Georgia Boat Captain
The Tybee Island, Ga. boat captain who pressed criminal charges against Billy Currington in 2013 is now suing the singer. Charles Harvey Ferrelle III says Currington mocked, derided and libelled him before the plea deal was reached.
Brad Paisley to Release New Album in August
Brad Paisley's next album has a due date. Fans can expect his new album to hit stores on August 26, but that's about all he's sharing at this point.
Arrest Made in Scotty McCreery Home Invasion Robbery
Police in Raleigh, N.C. have made an arrest in connection with the home invasion robbery of Scotty McCreery and several friends. Additionally, new details were made available about what the thieves stole early Monday morning.
Complete Schedule for 2014 Taste of Country Music Festival Revealed
Before today, country fans planning on attending one of the best country music and camping festivals in the U.S. only knew who was performing. Now they know when stars like Brad Paisley, Brantley Gilbert and more will be playing at the 2014 Taste of Country Music Festival.
Justin Moore Says Wife Kate Having a Rough Pregnancy
Justin Moore and his wife Kate are expecting their third child this summer, and it's been a rough pregnancy. Moore says that's nothing new however. "She gets pretty sick and always has," he tells Taste of Country.
Singer Kevin Sharp Dead at 43
Country veteran Kevin Sharp died on Saturday night. The 43-year-old was best known for hits like ‘Nobody Knows’ and ‘If You Love Somebody,’ as well as being a passionate spokesman for the Make-a-Wish Foundation.
‘Nashville’ Stars Charles Esten, Clare Bowen to Headline St. Jude Concert After Country Mu…
Two stars of ABC's 'Nashville' will headline a concert on the evening of the St. Jude Country Music Marathon. Charles Esten and Clare Bowen (Deacon and Scarlett from the hit series) will play Bridgestone Arena on April 26. For Esten, the cause is personal.
Ronnie Dunn Prepares for Shows With George Strait
Many of the artists opening for and playing alongside George Strait on the Cowboy Rides Away Tour idolize the country legend. That's not necessarily the case for Ronnie Dunn.
Tim McGraw (Feat. Faith Hill), ‘Meanwhile Back at Mama’s’ – ToC Critic’s Pick [Listen]
In some ways Tim McGraw’s new single ‘Meanwhile Back at Mama’s’ is a metaphor for what’s happening in country music. There’s a lot to take in on a day-to-day basis. Flash and thunder steal the show … and then a song like this comes along and hits the …
Top 5 Viral Searches From the 2014 ACM Awards
As much fun as watching the ACM Awards is, keeping up with what people are searching during the awards show may be even more entertaining.