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.
10 Best Christmas Duets
Kenny Rogers might be the king of country music duets. How can you choose between them?
K.T. Oslin’s 10 Best Songs and Biggest Hits
"Do Ya" have a favorite K.T. Oslin song?
K.T. Oslin Dead at 78
Her best known songs were "Do Ya" and "80s Ladies."
Kelly Clarkson Tells Garth Brooks How ‘The Dance’ Is Her Therapy Right Now
She was really struggling with how to define the feelings that come with the end of a marriage.
Charley Pride’s Manager Says Late Singer Took All COVID-19 Precautions
Kevin Bailey also speaks to how seriously Pride took the pandemic.
LeAnn Rimes as ‘The Sun’ Wins ‘The Masked Singer’
Spoiler alert: if you don't want to know, don't read further because we're about to spoil it.
After Charley Pride’s Death, CMA Reaffirms That CMA Awards Adhered to COVID Protocols
The CMA has released a statement.
Garth Brooks’ Charley Pride Memory Highlights Late Singer’s Tenacity
Brooks and Pride recorded a song together in September.
The Top 20 Artists From 10 Years of Taste of Country
Can you guess No. 1?
Carrie Underwood Wouldn’t Talk About New Music, But She Kinda Did Anyway
"I'm always working on something, you know," she says.