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.
Country Song Power Rankings — January 2023
Taste of Country's monthly Top 40 list has undergone a makeover.
Luke Combs Really Loves Miranda Lambert’s Divorce Record
It makes it that much cooler that he's gotten to record with her.
Canadian Country Legend Ian Tyson Dies at 89
"May he rest in peace."
‘1923’: How Realistic Are the Brutal Boarding School Scenes?
Yellowstone prequel 1923's most uncomfortable scenes have nothing to do with the violence on the ranch.
Garth Brooks Returns the Favor, Honors Gladys Knight at Kennedy Center Honors [Watch]
Watch a clip of Brooks putting his all into Knight's most famous song, "Midnight Train To Georgia."
Don’t Worry, Willie Nelson Had a Great Christmas, Too [Picture]
The family photo finds the legend with two of his sons, plus his wife Annie and two dogs.
Luke Bryan’s Stunning $18 Million Florida Paradise for Sale — See Inside! [Pictures]
Wait until you see the view from the master bedroom.
Who Won 2022? These 10 Country Singers Shined Brightest on Stage and Off
This inaugural list of country singers who won the year starts with fan responses to that very question.
Zach Bryan Really, Really Hates Ticketmaster + He’s Doing Something About It
A new album came with a clear message to Bryan's fans about how he'll continue to fight back against Ticketmaster's prices and fees.
Taylor Sheridan: ‘1923’ Created to Fix a Massive Miscommunication Around ‘1883’
It turns out that executives with Paramount+ were as surprised by the end of 'Yellowstone' prequel '1883' as we were.