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.
George Strait Announces Six Stadium Concerts for 2023
Right now, these six stadium shows are George Strait's only shows scheduled for 2023.
25 Years Ago Today: John Denver Dies in a Plane Crash
He was just 53 years old at the time of his death.
10 Stunning Facts About Loretta Lynn’s Life and Career
While Loretta Lynn's professional accomplishments are how she'll be remembered, how she did it requires a bold-faced footnote.
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He nearly cried before he got the question out and once he did she let tears flow.
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2022 CMA Awards Nominees Revealed — Full List
Lainey Wilson leads the way with six nominations but country stars like Ashley McBryde, Carly Pearce and Chris Stapleton also showed up strong.
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It's not certain McEntire is playing the villain in Season 3 of 'Big Sky,' but it sure seems like it.
Carrie Underwood Joins a Bar Band for Tom Petty Cover [Watch]
The "Ghost Story" singer was out with friends when she answered the call to take the stage.
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Could McEntire's 'Big Sky' character be capable of ... murder?!
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The country-rock anthem doesn't name names, but it calls out under-appreciated professions and gives each a little urging.
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