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.
Luke Combs Crowned 2021 CMA Awards Entertainer of the Year
It's the biggest award of the night.
Chris Stapleton’s ‘Starting Over’ Wins Scrutinized Album of the Year Award at 2021 CMAs
This is Stapleton's third lifetime win in the CMA Album of the Year category.
Luke Bryan Rescues a Single Mom Stranded on a Dangerous Tennessee Road [Watch]
"He’s just a humble guy. I told my mom he went into dad mode."
Travis Tritt Won’t Play at Venues That Require Vaccination or Negative COVID-19 Test
The singer says he's "putting my money where my mouth is."
Luke Bryan to Host the 2021 CMA Awards Solo
It's been a long time since the show had just one host.
Report: Rascal Flatts’ Joe Don Rooney Says a Deer Led to DUI Arrest
He said a deer ran in front of his car, causing him to swerve off the road and into a tree line.
Zac Brown Reveals COVID-19 Diagnosis, Pauses Tour
"The bottom line is that I want to take every precaution to put the health and safety of our fans and crew first," Brown writes.
Reba McEntire Rescued by Ladder After Building Starts to Crumble [Watch]
One person was transported to the hospital after the rescue.
Cole Swindell’s Mom Has Died
Her death comes just over eight years after the unexpected death of his father.