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.
Rodney Atkins, Rose Falcon Welcome a Baby Boy
Ryder Falcon Atkins was born in Nashville at 2:02PM, weighing 8 lbs, 13 oz. and measuring 20 inches at birth.
15 Diamond-Certified Country Albums (And One Single)
Congrats to Taylor Swift, who officially has the latest diamond country album!
Today You Learned Blake Shelton Has a Wildebeest
Girlfriend Gwen Stefani gave Ellen an imaginary tour of his Oklahoma property, revealing a few peculiarities.
What’s Up With These ‘This Shirt Saves Lives’ T-Shirts?
Photos of country stars in "This Shirt Saves Lives" T-shirts are all over social media this week, for a good cause.
Your Guide to the Best Country Christmas Music of 2017
Luke Bryan and Alabama highlight the new country Christmas music releases in 2017.
13 Tweets About Sexiest Man Alive Pick Blake Shelton We’re Totally Not Laughing At
Two groups of people are truly upset that Blake Shelton was picked as People's Sexiest Man Alive: fans of actor Idris Elba and fans of every other sexy man on Earth.
Sound Off: Should Garth Brooks Have Canceled His CMA Awards Performance?
At least two country artists think Garth Brooks should have scrapped a planned CMA Awards performance instead of lip-syncing. Do you?
Anderson East, Miranda Lambert Blast Garth Brooks for Lip-Syncing
Anderson East is offended that Garth Brooks lip-synced at the 2017 CMA Awards. Miranda Lambert says if you can't sing, then don't.
Top 5 Moments From the 2017 CMA Awards
Garth Brooks wins Entertainer of the Year, then admits he lip-synced through his CMA Awards performance. Does it matter? Not for this list of the Top 5 Moments from the 2017 CMAs.
25 Best CMA Awards Speeches of All Time
Upon winning CMA Awards, country stars have been known to accept with tears, humility and humor — lots and lots of humor.
Media Told to Refrain From Questions About Politics, Guns, Vegas on CMA Awards Red Carpet
Media outlets covering the 2017 CMA Awards from the red carpet cannot ask artists about their political affiliations, views on gun rights or the Las Vegas shooting.
Dolly Parton, Justin Moore + Dozens More Leave Publicist Kirt Webster Amid Sexual Assault …
At least two dozen country artists formerly on the Webster Public Relations roster have been removed from the website as of Thursday (Nov. 2) amid sexual assault allegations against owner Kirt Webster.