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.
Trump Moves to Ban ‘Bump Stock’ Devices Like the One Used in Las Vegas Shooting
President Donald Trump has directed his attorney general to propose changes that ban "bump stocks."
Neal McCoy’s Mother Has Died, But ‘Went Very Peacefully’
If only we could all handle grief as well as Neal McCoy.
Photos From Route 91 Festival Shooting Capture Humanity Amidst the Chaos
Photos from the Las Vegas Route 91 Harvest Festival shooting show chaos but also great humanity as people worked to make sure everyone had a chance to find safety.
Route 91 Festival Performers Mark Themselves Safe After Mass Shooting
A dozen country artists plus their band and crew were at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival when gunfire broke out. Most have let fans know they are safe after the Las Vegas attacks.
Joey + Rory Share Memories From Family Vacation to Hawaii
One year ago, Joey and Rory Feek were in Hawaii, celebrating Rory Feek’s birthday. The singer shared footage of the trip on the Joey + Rory Facebook page, adding that “the only thing that’s changed is everything.”
Eagles Guitarist Glenn Frey Dies at 67
Glenn Frey, a founding member of the Eagles, has died. The guitarist had been battling intestinal issues that forced the band to postpone its Kennedy Center Honors in December.