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.
LoCash Can’t Turn Off the Hustle
LoCash didn't just chuckle when they were nominated for New Vocal Duo or Group of the Year at the 2017 ACM Awards, they kind of laughed.
5 Things We Expect After Carrie Underwood’s Record Label Change
Carrie Underwood's announcement that she's changing record label teams is big, but it's fair to ask, "What does it mean?"
Keith Urban Explains How Nicole Kidman Inspired ‘The Fighter’
Keith Urban's newest single "The Fighter" was born from a conversation he had with his wife Nicole Kidman more than a decade ago.
Eric Church, ‘Round Here Buzz’ [Listen]
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Album Spotlight: RaeLynn, ‘Wildhorse’
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Remember When Garth Brooks Played for the New York Mets?
Major League Baseball spring training is right around the corner, and in the year 2000, that meant country superstar Garth Brooks reported for duty to the New York Mets clubhouse. It was the second of three stints the singer had in the bigs, and he left with an unimpressive batting average.
10 Best Carrie Underwood Songs
In Carrie Underwood's world, a song that only reaches No. 2 on the Billboard charts is a disappointment. Country music's original American Idol has never had a hit chart lower; over a dozen have reached No. 1, with songs from the Storyteller album sure to keep that total growing.
Top 40 Country Songs for March 2017
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Thomas Rhett and Wife Lauren Expecting and Adopting a Baby
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Backstage at the 2017 Grammy Awards [Photos]
Backstage at the 2017 Grammy Awards stars feel a bit more relaxed, so you get candid moments like two men sharing a hug and Faith Hill joking around with a poster of the statuette. These shots were taken after some of Sunday night's (Feb. 12) biggest moments, or after the last Grammy was given …
2017 Grammy Performances [Pictures]
Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood were the first country performers at the 2017 Grammy Awards, but a healthy dose of Nashville's best followed. See some of the best pictures from the 2017 Grammys, taken by the best photo team in the business.