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.
2021 Grammy Nominations: 5 Snubs, 4 Surprises + 1 Historic Moment
Maybe you only saw a list of names when the nominations were revealed. Our insiders spotted broken hearts and career-making moments.
Here Are the 2021 Grammy Awards Nominees
Nominees for the 2021 Grammy Awards include a mix of established country hitmakers and newcomers.
Dan + Shay Lead Country Winners at the 2020 American Music Awards
Blake Shelton, Kane Brown and Maren Morris also won AMAs.
Luke Bryan’s Wife Is Limping Around, Again [Picture]
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Viral Luke Combs Fan Video Has Fans Calling Their Loved Ones
It's a moment that even moved Luke Combs.
What Happened to the Song Chris Stapleton Wrote With John Mayer?
What's up with that song, Chris?
Gwen Stefani Leaving ‘The Voice’
A familiar face will be stepping in for her to start Season 20.
Beth Chapman’s Daughter Cecily to Marry in Her Mother’s Wedding Dress
Beth Chapman died in June 2019.
Jason Aldean’s Wife Figured Out What Scares Him + Yes, There’s Video
The singer was sitting at home, watching television and eating Cheez-Its when Brittany sat down next to him for the first prank.
New Country Music Albums Coming in 2021
There was plenty of time to write and record great country music for release in 2021.