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.
2020 CMA Awards Nominees Revealed — Full List
Luke Combs and Carly Pearce announced the first CMA Awards nominations on Tuesday morning.
Report: Blake Shelton and ‘The Voice’ Pushed From September Television Lineup
In July, Shelton sounded skeptical about returning to the show's live format this summer.
New York Attorney General Seeking to Dissolve NRA Due to Fraud
The AG is seeking to dissolve the gun rights group due to fraud.
Charlie Daniels Dead at 83
The Country Music Hall of Famer was 83 years old.
Bubba Wallace Won’t Back Down After Noose Found in His Garage
Someone put a noose inside the Talladega Superspeedway garage of driver Bubba Wallace on Sunday (June 21).
NASCAR Driver Kyle Larson Fired After Using Racial Slur During iRacing Event
NASCAR driver Kyle Larson was fired by Chip Ganassi Racing after using a racial slur during Sunday’s iRacing event.
NASCAR Postpones Two Races & Fans Aren’t Taking the News Very Well
One day after announcing the next two NASCAR race weekends would be run without fans in attendance due to coronavirus, a decision has been made to postpone them.
Country Stars in East Nashville, Germantown Check in After Deadly Tornado
Maren Morris, Abby Anderson and Dierks Bentley were among those affected.
Ryan Newman Walks Out of Hospital Holding His Daughters’ Hands
NASCAR driver Ryan Newman has been released from the hospital after a fiery crash that ended the Daytona 500 on Monday (Feb. 17).
20 Pictures That Will Leave You Asking, ‘How Did Ryan Newman Survive His Daytona 500 Crash?’
Video of the crash shows the impact of Dave Blaney's car at full speed and Newman flipping and flying and skidding before his No. 6 caught fire and slowed to a halt at the finish line.