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.
Brittany Kerr on ‘Cloud Nine’ Being Engaged to Jason Aldean, Debuts Engagement Ring
What a rock! After the news of Jason Aldean and Brittany Kerr's engagement broke Thursday, Kerr took to Instagram to thank fans and show off her ring!
Carrie Underwood Talks Pregnancy, New Single and Album
New music is coming from Carrie Underwood. The pregnant country superstar announced that a new album containing a very “joyous, uplifting” first single will be in stores before Christmas.
Jason Aldean Proposes to Girlfriend Brittany Kerr – They’re Getting Married!
Jason Aldean and girlfriend Brittany Kerr are officially engaged! The couple celebrated the happy news with a private tour of a California zoo on Wednesday (Sept. 24).
Tim McGraw Takes ‘Sundown Heaven Town’ to New York, Nashville [Exclusive Pictures]
Tim McGraw said he could only sing three songs for fans at an album celebration party in Franklin, Tenn. on Sunday night (Sept. 14) because he needed to save his voice for a busy week ahead. He wasn't kidding. By Wednesday, the singer had already conducted dozens of interviews. Taste of Country…
Album Spotlight: Tim McGraw, ‘Sundown Heaven Town’ – ToC Critic’s Pick
In looking forward, Tim McGraw turned backward during the building and recording of 'Sundown Heaven Town.' Many of the 13 tracks recall some of his biggest hits of the last 20 years and do so without feeling dusty.
Dustin Lynch to Headline the 2014 Taste of Country Christmas Tour
One of country's fastest-rising stars will headline the Taste of Country Christmas Tour in 2014. Dustin Lynch will take the stage for 13 high-octane shows this November and December. Tickets go on sale Wednesday (Sept. 17), but ToC readers can get tickets through an exclusive pre…
Garth Brooks Announces Album Release Date, Second New Album
Almost lost in Thursday's announcement of GhostTunes was that Garth Brooks will be releasing not one, but two new albums in the near future.
Garth Brooks Reveals GhostTunes Digital Music Platform
Garth Brooks is embracing the digital age of music in his own unique way. The singer has just revealed GhostTunes, a digital music platform that promises to “unleash the creativity” and allows fans to access their downloads on any audio platform.
Luke Bryan Falls Off the Stage (Yes, Again!) in Indiana [Watch]
This year is taking a toll on Luke Bryan's body. The singer fell from yet another stage, this time during a concert in Noblesville, Ind.
Watch the Best of Country Stars Taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge!
Country's biggest stars have taken the challenge -- the Ice Bucket Challenge! It turns out, dumping a bucket (or many buckets) of freezing cold water on your noggin brings in lots of money for ALS, as millions of dollars have been raised since Blake Shelton and company started taking the plunge…