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.
Kelsea Ballerini Throws Ultimate Girl Power Party With Nashville Friends
Kelsea Ballerini's party to celebrate the successes of women in country music and to discuss the obstacles they face included nearly a dozen fresh, famous faces.
Joey + Rory Singer Rory Feek to Return to the Stage
Rory Feek is ready to explore music once again. The singer is planning to return to the stage this summer, playing a show for the first time since his wife and Joey + Rory duo partner Joey Feek died in March 2016.
Miranda Lambert, Chris Stapleton + More on Board for Heal the Music Day
Dierks Bentley, Gary Allan, Vince Gill and Keith Urban are just four of the 56,000 people in Nashville making their living in the music industry. On October 20, they’ll step up for Heal the Music Day.
Dierks Bentley, ‘What the Hell Did I Say’ [Listen]
Dierks Bentley's new single "What the Hell Did I Say" is a variation on the good-time, throw responsibility to the wind, party song he's been leaning on for a couple years. It's subtly darker.
Chris Stapleton Ready to Remove His Finger Splint, Return to Stage
The splint on Chris Stapleton's right index finger is coming off, and he's going to walk on stage for the first time on Thursday night.
These Country Singers Sure Love Their Dogs
Country music's most elegant women and strongest men turn to mush when around they're around their dogs. See photos from Carrie, Thomas, Jason and more!
Old Dominion Reveal New Songs During Country Jam Colorado Set [Pictures]
Old Dominion played no fewer than three new songs during a headliner-quality set at Country Jam in Grand Junction, Colo., on Saturday (June 17).
Michael Ray’s ‘Get to You’ Is About Finding Your Way Back to Love [Listen]
Michael Ray's perspective in his new single "Get to You" is uniquely tender and honest. There's no one-word category to lump the mid-tempo track into. It's very understanding.
Tears Flow When Garth Brooks Gives Young Musician the Guitar on His Shoulder
At a recent concert in Billings, Montana Garth Brooks unclipped his guitar strap, removed his guitar and ... well, you just need to see it.
Shania Twain Says ‘Now’ Album Coming in Late August
Shania Twain's "Life's About to Get Good" will drop this week, and she says her long-awaited fifth studio album Now will come in late August.
Miranda Lambert’s Mutt March Overtakes Downtown Nashville
Miranda Lambert knows she can't adopt all of the dogs, so she organizes events like the MuttNation March, so others can take them home instead.
Sam Hunt Cancels Taste of Country Music Festival Appearance
Sam Hunt has canceled his headlining performance at the 2017 Taste of Country Music Festival, citing illness.