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.
Snubbed: 7 Glaring Omissions From the 2017 CMA Awards Nominations
CMA voters must hate Jason Aldean. The country superstar — and there's no other way to describe him — was shut out from the 2017 nominations for a second straight year. But his anti-party will be well attended.
Keith Urban Quietly Championing Women of Country Music
While singers like Blake Shelton have done their part in the past, Keith Urban is quietly becoming the new champion of country females.
Report: Garth Brooks to Headline Stagecoach Festival
Garth Brooks has signed on to headline the 2018 Stagecoach Festival. It's his third announced date for next year, in addition to two slots at RodeoHouston.
George Strait Working on Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort
George Strait has revealed that he was personally affected by Hurricane Harvey and that he's working on a relief effort "with the whole country music community."
Texans Are Hurting After Hurricane Harvey: Here’s How to Help
Record-setting rains continue to fall on Houston and surrounding areas after Hurricane Harvey first made landfall on Friday (Aug. 25). Here are several places to donate to be a part of the relief effort.
Miranda Lambert’s MuttNation Is Houston Bound After Hurricane Harvey
Miranda Lambert's MuttNation Foundation is mobilizing and looking to help after Hurricane Harvey struck south Texas over the weekend.
Carrie Underwood Previews ‘Sunday Night Football’ Open
Carrie Underwood's preview for her new Sunday Night Football offers a behind-the-scenes look at the singer cutting the theme song.
Chris Young Begins Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort With GoFundMe Page
Chris Young is nearly certain his Texas home was destroyed by Hurricane Harvey, but it's the friends and family he has in the area he's most concerned about. The singer has started a GoFundMe fundraiser to aid the recovery effort.
Tim McGraw Tributes a Mother’s Late Son and His Legacy [Watch]
Tim McGraw likely didn't know that by holding up a bright yellow sign at a concert in Albany last weekend, he was honoring a mother and her late son Kyle — a truly humble and kind young man.
See the Moment Thomas Rhett’s Two Daughters Met [Watch]
Thomas Rhett's wife Lauren has shared video of the first time the couple's two daughters met.
Montgomery Gentry Singer Troy Gentry’s Father Dies
Montgomery Gentry's Troy Gentry's father has died. The country duo shared that Lloyd Gentry died earlier Sunday morning (Aug. 13).
Taylor Swift’s Testimony in Groping Trial Could Have Ended With a Mic Drop
Taylor Swift's testimony in the groping trial taking place in Denver, Colo., this week was clear, consistent and resolute.