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.
‘American Idol': See Why Colt Glover Has Been Labeled ‘Best Country Singer’ So Far
'American Idol' judge Katy Perry really liked Colt Glover.
‘American Idol': Cay Aliese Honors Her Late Father, ‘The Voice’ Singer Nolan Neal
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For a brief moment the power couple were the only two people in the room!
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Tim McGraw Admits One Part of ‘Yellowstone’ That Weirds Him Out
Tim McGraw opens up about James and Margaret Dutton's fate on '1883.'
Morgan Wallen’s New Single ‘One Thing at a Time’ Twists a Familiar Feeling [Listen]
Small variations on a very common theme go a long way in country music, especially when wrapped in a melody as addictive as nicotine.
Don’t Bet Against Newcomer Greylan James [Interview]
Like so many of the best athletes and entertainers, Greylan James has a chip on his shoulder.
‘1923’ Review: How Does Season 1 Compare to Other ‘Yellowstone’ Shows? [Dutton Rules Podcast]
What grade would you give Season 1 of '1923'?
Marshall Tucker Band’s Doug Gray on Gary Rossington: ‘My Heart Is Completely Broken’
Many more who knew Rossington well for 20, 30 or even 50 years took to social media to recognize the guitarist and songwriter's influence.
‘1923’ Is Over, But Spencer Dutton Just Broke Our Hearts
Actor Brendon Sklenar actually spilled quite a few details about his character.
Lynyrd Skynyrd Guitarist Gary Rossington Dies
In addition to his talents on guitar, Rossington helped write many of the group's most well-known songs.