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.
President Jimmy Carter Admits Who Smoked Weed With Willie Nelson at the White House
The most famous toke in American history happened on Sept. 13, 1980.
Five 9/11 Stories That Will Give You Chills
One country star was supposed to be a block away from the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
Chip and Joanna Gaines Announce New Season of ‘Fixer Upper’
Watch their charming video announcement.
Willie Nelson Once Walked Off Stage Because He Was Too High
"I walked out there and said, 'Sorry,' and went back to the bus," he says.
Bubba Wallace Won’t Back Down After Noose Found in His Garage
Recently he'd helped push to get Confederate flags removed from inside racetracks.
Gwen Stefani Returning as Coach on ‘The Voice’ for Season 19
This will be her fifth season as coach.
NASCAR Is Back! Live Racing to Resume May 17
There will be no fans, but seven races will be broadcast on television in 10 days.
Daytona 500 Crash Sends Ryan Newman to the Hospital
Newman is in serious condition.
Remember When Burt Reynolds Made a Country Album?
In 1973, the mustachioed actor was already well-known when he chose to record a country music album.
Merle Haggard’s Bakersfield Home Is for Sale and It Has Barely Changed! [Pictures]
His daughter says the Bakersfield house reminds her of the Brady Bunch home.
Remember How Carrie Underwood Announced Her First Pregnancy?
She used social media to make her first pregnancy announcement, too!
Keith Urban, Thomas Rhett Joining ‘The Voice’ as Season 15 Advisors
This season will be country as all get-out.