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.
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Why Morgan Wallen Won’t Be at the Grammys in 2024
Historically, artists like Morgan Wallen haven't done well with Grammy voters.
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The traffic stop happened a year ago.
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Chris Young Cleared of All Charges After Nashville Bar Arrest
The District Attorney's statement ends a dramatic week for the country singer.
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The summer's biggest tour announcements are still a few weeks away, but artists are starting to pair up.