Billy Dukes' music background includes jobs as music director and night DJ 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 two dogs, Daisy and Clementine, and theirs sons. In his free time, Billy enjoys playing and watching baseball, cycling and exploring nature.
Best of Country Music in 2016 (So Far!)
Best song? Best album? Best tour? Best reason to drink? Our staff has picked the Best of Country Music 2016 (so far).
Kane Brown’s Sister Stabbed, Singer Asks for Prayers
Kane Brown's sister was stabbed multiple times on Tuesday, according to the singer. Brown took to Facebook to ask for prayers, and offer a warning to the person responsible
Florida Georgia Line Respond to ‘Anti-Police’ Allegations
Florida Georgia Line are being accused of being anti-police in the days following weekend sets in Iowa and Wisconsin. The duo insist they have nothing but love and respect for police.
Top 10 Miranda Lambert Songs
That several album cuts were considered for this list of the Top 10 Miranda Lambert songs shows how strong of a catalog country's multi-time Female Vocalist of the Year has to count on.
Coffey Anderson Sparks Debate With Traffic Stop Etiquette Video
Country singer Coffey Anderson’s common sense approach to how to behave when you’re pulled over by police is drawing criticism from some who think he places too much responsibility in the hands of drivers and not enough on police officers.
Country Stars Send Love and Prayers to Craig Morgan After Death of His Son
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Body of Craig Morgan’s Son Jerry Found
Search crews have recovered the body of 19-year-old Jerry Greer, the son of country singer Craig Morgan.
Keith Urban Fan in New Hampshire Becomes His Lead Guitarist
Keith Urban literally found his guitarist in the crowd on Saturday night (July 2) in Gilford, N.H. The country superstar pulled Rob from the audience, handed him his Fender guitar and then tried to keep up as the young man played "Good Thing" like he wrote it.
Country Music’s Most Heated Feuds
Country music feuds rarely escalate to anything more than a war of words, or in this day and age, a war of tweets.
Chase Bryant, ‘Room to Breathe’ [Listen]
Chase Bryant reveals a new side of his artistry with "Room to Breathe." The R&B-inspired country dancer is secretly a pretty hot love song.