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.
Alan Jackson, Bill Anderson Part of Songwriter Hall of Fame Class of 2018
The induction comes less than one year after being enshrined in the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Top 40 Country Songs for February 2018
This month's list of the Top 40 country songs features an unlikely superstar, a second generation superstar and one artist enjoying a comeback.
Montgomery Gentry’s Eddie Montgomery Is Still a ‘Lucky Man,’ Despite Hardships
Given everything he's been through you'd think the Montgomery Gentry singer had given up on luck, but you'd be wrong.
Eddie Montgomery on Troy Gentry Crash: ‘There’s Not a Day That I Don’t See It’
After a helicopter crash killed his longtime Montgomery Gentry bandmate and "brother" Troy Gentry, Eddie Montgomery needed time.
Remember Which Country Album Was the First to Be Certified Platinum?
This album changed country music forever.
Carrie Underwood’s X-Ray Shows She’s Healed, But What Is That Thing?
Carrie's gone robotic!
23 Rising Female Country Singers Unite for ‘Time’s Up’ Song, Video
Twenty-three of country music's rising female stars got together to make a powerful statement.
Is Dierks Bentley’s ‘Woman, Amen,’ a Hit? Listen and Sound Off!
The new single is a rolling love song that recalls the 42-year-old's catalog of hits.
Chris Stapleton Sets ‘Saturday Night Live’ Return
Two years later, he's back!
Remember When Sugarland Was a Trio?
One of the bigger mysteries of the last decade of country music is why Kristen Hall left Sugarland when the then-trio seemed to be on the brink of superstardom.
Is Dan + Shay’s ‘Tequila’ a Hit? Listen and Sound Off!
Even though things have changed for them personally, their style remains pure.
Willie Nelson Abruptly Ends Concert Due to Breathing Difficulties
The legend began coughing and experiencing breathing issues during his first song.