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.
Jake Owen Recounts Route 91 Festival Shooting From Side-Stage
Jake Owen was side-stage as shots began to ring out during Jason Aldean's performance at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas on Sunday night. The singer was able to give a horrific firsthand account of events.
Listen to Montgomery Gentry’s New Song, ‘Better Me’
Montgomery Gentry fans can now listen to "Better Me," the song that closed singer Troy Gentry's public memorial on Thursday (Sept. 14). The duo have released the song digitally.
Montgomery Gentry’s Troy Gentry Killed in Helicopter Crash
Troy Gentry of Montgomery Gentry was killed in a helicopter crash at the Flying W Airport in Medford, N.J., on Friday (Sept. 8).
13 Controversial Country Songs
Country music and controversy go together like peanut butter and bananas. The mix isn't for everyone, but it's certainly interesting.
Jury Sides With Taylor Swift in Groping Case
A Denver, Colo., jury has decided Taylor Swift was assaulted by David Mueller during a 2013 meet and greet.
Jana Kramer Not ‘Done With Nashville’
Singer Jana Kramer is not done with Nashville, but she may have moved to Los Angeles.
Miranda Lambert Simply Charming at Taste of Country Fest 2017 [Pictures]
Miranda Lambert charmed the crowd at the 2017 Taste of Country Music Festival with a confident set on Saturday night (June 10).
A Death Threat Taught Jerrod Niemann How to Have Faith During Security Scares
Jerrod Niemann won't be scared away from doing what he loves, even if his own life is at stake.
10 Country Songs That Unite Us
Music heals. After every tragedy, scare or trivial argument we turn to our favorite singers to remind us what's pure in life.
Country Stars Look Very Different Without Their Signature Hats [Pictures]
You might be surprised to learn that plenty of singers sport a pretty nice head of hair under their hats.
Faith Hill: Pictures Through the Years
Faith Hill says aging doesn't bother her. In fact she doesn't even think about it because if her daughters caught her stressing that'd send a message she doesn't want to send. These pictures of the star through the years prove focusing on inner beauty wins.
Finally, Sam Hunt Introduces Fiancee Hannah Lee Fowler at 2017 ACM Awards
Yes, that was Sam Hunt's fiancee Hannah Lee Fowler laughing as he cozied up beside her during an ACM Awards performance of "Body Like a Back Road" on Sunday night (April 2). Later in the night, they'd pose for more traditional pictures.