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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. They live in northeast Wake County with their two dogs Daisy and Clementine and their son. In his free time Billy enjoys playing and watching baseball, cycling, and exploring nature.
Jason Aldean
Broken Bow Records
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Jason Aldean, ‘Night Train’ – Album Review

If four or five songs from Jason Aldean's new 'Night Train' album reach No. 1, does that mean it's indisputably a great country music record? This seems likely to happen -- the hits are there and Aldean is red hot right now -- yet from top to bottom, the singer's fifth project leaves one wanting some magic never felt before.

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Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan
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2012 CMA Awards Performers

The 2012 CMA Awards performers are beginning to be announced. The November 1 show in Nashville promises to feature the hottest superstars and country newcomers, as well as a few surprise collaborations. With artists like Eric Church, Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert and Little Big Town leading the nominees, the ABC broadcast should be one a country music fan won't want to miss. 

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Darius Rucker, Craig Morgan
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Darius Rucker vs. Craig Morgan – The Showdown

Darius Rucker stumbled during his first chance on the Showdown, but his new song 'True Believers' is now a two-night champion. Yesterday and last night on Taste of Country Nights radio, the love ballad beat 'Can't Shake You' by Gloriana. Today, he'll face off against a more seasoned country artists. 

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Martina McBride
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Martina McBride Admits She Thinks of Her Husband When Singing ‘I’m Gonna Love You Through It’

Martina McBride's hit song 'I'm Gonna Love You Through It' joins 'Independence Day' and 'Concrete Angel' as songs from her catalog that carry great social importance on the breath of her soaring melody. McBride -- who's teaming up with General Mills to raise money and awareness for breast cancer this fall -- embraces the added responsibility, but says she only picks songs that meet her high expectations. 

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Jenny Ashley
Tall Tree Entertainment
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Jenny and Ashley Share Family Photos in Scrapbook-Style ‘You Made My Yesterday’ Clip – Video Premiere

Country duo Jenny & Ashley have a new single out, and of course the YouTube sensations have a new music video to go along with it. The sisters have released 'You Made My Yesterday' in this lyric video, premiering exclusively on Taste of Country.

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Faith Hill
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Faith Hill: Pictures Through the Years

Faith Hill turns 45 years old today (Sept. 21). Few will argue she isn't one of the most beautiful women in country music, but was that always the case? Well, yes it was. In this gallery of Faith Hill pictures, one will find all of the singer's many styles -- from her covered country look of 1994 to her midriff-bearing days in the early 2000s and the gorgeous style she chooses today. 

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Faith Hill
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Faith Hill’s ‘American Heart’ – Song Review

Faith Hill has a new album finished, but it seems fans won't get to hear it until a single sticks. 'American Heart' is at least the third new song fans nationwide have heard -- including 'Come Home' and the title track, 'Illusion,' played during the 'CMA Music Festival' special on ABC. Like the others, it's a thick production made accessible by the wonder of Hill's voice. 

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Brett Eldredge, Gary Allan
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Brett Eldredge vs. Gary Allan – The Showdown

It was another impressive win for Brett Eldredge and his new single 'Don't Ya' yesterday on the Showdown. The singer's fans united online to topple 'Jesse James' by Clay Walker, and then flooded the phone lines at Taste of Country Nights radio to stamp an exclamation point on the victory. The catchy new hit will face another established superstar today.

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Joe Don Rooney
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Best Rascal Flatts Song? – Readers Poll

Happy birthday to Joe Don Rooney! The Rascal Flatts guitarist turns 37 years old (Sept. 13), and will be celebrating with his trio in Mountain View, Calif. before -- and perhaps during and after -- their concert. Rooney is a creative force behind many of the band's best songs from their eight studio albums. But which Rascal Flatts song is the all-time best?

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Little Big Town
Capitol Nashville
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Little Big Town, ‘Tornado’ – Album Review

Little Big Town assert themselves as a vocal quartet with real power and attitude on their new album 'Tornado.' The project -- their most consistent and satisfying yet -- sheds the milquetoast midtempo exercises that bogged down previous albums in favor of ones with true grit. 

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