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.
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!
So, How Did Johnny Galecki End Up in Randy Houser’s Band?
When Leonard from the CBS hit the Big Bang Theory shows up on stage as your drummer you're going to get a few questions. Randy Houser was gracious enough to explain how and why and "what the heck?"
Dan + Shay, ‘Road Trippin” [Listen]
Dan + Shay's most pop-friendly single yet is "Road Trippin'," their third from Obsessed. The feel-good summertime driving song recalls early 2000s country music.
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).
Thomas Rhett, Miranda Lambert + Others Tell Painfully Bad #DadJokes [Watch]
What do you call a deer with no eyes? A mushroom walks into a bar ... What's brown and sticky?
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.
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.
Jason Aldean Shares What He’s Excited to Teach His First Son
Jason Aldean said he's not opposed to naming his baby boy after a rock legend and shared what he can't wait to do with his first son during an interview prior to the 2017 Taste of Country Festival in Hunter, N.Y.
Miranda Lambert Is No Fan of Tour Pranks
Miranda Lambert won't stage bomb her opening acts, and they may not want to start a prank war with her. The singer says she's not a fan.
Miranda Lambert: Saving Country Music, One Woman at a Time
Miranda Lambert's commitment to women in country music is absolute. Here are five ladies she's introduced or helped shape into stars.
Sam Hunt’s 5 Best Cover Songs
Sam Hunt mixes genres on his own albums, so it stands to reason that his live shows swing wildly between country, rock, hip-hop and R&B.