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.
Garth Brooks Reevaluating Stadium Tour as COVID-19 Cases Rise Once Again
Brooks also canceled a planned ticket onsale date for a September show in Seattle, Wash.
Luke Bryan Will Return to ‘American Idol’ for Season 20
Auditions will begin virtually this week with the start date for Season 20 still TBD.
Garth Brooks on CMA Entertainer of the Year Voting: ‘The Stand Is Still the Same’
In July 2020, Brooks said he was pulling his name out of the running for CMA Entertainer of the Year. He still feels the same way in 2021.
Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani’s ‘Honeymoon’ Sounds Perfect
They had everything they wanted.
Miranda Lambert Announces the Death of Her Dog, Jessi
The news comes nine months after the death of Jessi's brother, Waylon.
Morgan Wallen Sells His Nashville Home, 5 Months After Scandal [Pictures]
The singer made a nearly 20 percent profit on the house, which he bought in April 2020.
Jason Aldean, Carrie Underwood Share Studio Footage of ‘If I Didn’t Love You’ Recording
The song — Aldean's first from an upcoming 10th studio album — finds the two superstar vocalists trading verses.
Blake Shelton Brings Gwen Stefani Onstage for No Doubt Hit [Watch]
If this keeps up he may have to rename his upcoming tour the Friends and Heroes and Wife Tour.
Chase Bryant Leans Into the Pain On His New ‘Upbringing’ Album [Interview]
The Texas-raised singer is still a dark and brooding songwriter.
Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani Pop Up for (Free!) Hometown Concert [Watch]
Shelton's tour rehearsal turned into a party!