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.
Top 5 Viral Searches From the 2014 ACM Awards
As much fun as watching the ACM Awards is, keeping up with what people are searching during the awards show may be even more entertaining.
Tim McGraw Announces ‘Sundown Heaven Town’ Album
Tim McGraw has announced his next studio album.
2014 ACM Awards Entertainer of the Year – Why George Strait Should Win
If George Strait wins the Entertainer of the Year Award at the 2014 ACMs in Las Vegas, he’ll set a record for longest break between EOYs. Strait won his first -- and shockingly only -- honor in 1989, more than 25 years ago! Brooks and Dunn currently hold the record with five years between win…
Tennessee Man Charged With Kidnapping, Murdering Holly Bobo
Less than one week after police executed a search warrant in the case of Holly Bobo, cousin of country singer Whitney Duncan, they’ve pressed charges. Zach Adams of Holladay, Tenn. has been charged with first degree murder and aggravated assault.
Search Warrant Issued in Holly Bobo Case, Whitney Duncan Asks for Prayers
Singer Whitney Duncan’s cousin Holly Bobo went missing nearly three years ago, but police haven’t given up their search. A search warrant was recently executed although authorities remain tight-lipped on the nature of the search.
Big and Rich Announced as 2014 Headwaters Country Jam Headliner
Another of country music’s all-time greatest duos has been added to the 2014 Headwaters Country Jam lineup. Big and Rich will take the stage on June 27, the middle day of the three-day camping and country music festival in Three Forks, Mont.
Joel Crouse, ‘Why God Made Love Songs’ Lyric Video – Exclusive Premiere
Country newcomer Joel Crouse's 'Why God Made Love Songs' lyric video offers a distinct, hometown flavor. Warm images of Anywhere, U.S.A. flash the lyrics of the second single from an upcoming project. The song is the follow-up to 'If You Want Some.'
Country’s Romantics: How Nashville’s Leading Men Found Their Valentines
It should be no surprise that many of country music's most romantic singers are pretty smooth off stage, as well. However, the most memorable, real-life love stories are honest and spontaneous. They hinge on tiny details, like the emotion she stirred when she walked on his bus, or the dress she…
Chris Young Interview: ‘Who I Am With You’ Singer Learns to Never Say ‘Never’
Chris Young is hesitant to call his dates with George Strait the highlight of his 2014. He's not dismissing the King, he just doesn't want to write off everything else he has going on this winter, spring and summer.
Bride Sings Carrie Underwood’s ‘Look at Me’ Down the Aisle, Song Sales Spike [Watch]
The bride always steals the show at a wedding, but a woman named Arianna Pflederer really took the spotlight as she walked down the aisle singing Carrie Underwood's 'Look at Me' to her man at the altar.
Gretchen Wilson, Bill Engvall to Headline SeaWorld Concert Series
One week after Alan Jackson and Kid Rock kicked off SeaWorld's 2014 Bands, Brews and BBQ concert series, another country act has been announced to headline week No. 2. Gretchen Wilson will perform on Saturday (Feb. 8), while comedian Bill Engvall will take the stage on Sunday.
Cute Kid Singing Country Songs – Dierks Bentley, ‘Free and Easy’
Free and easy is how this kid is going to go, and he doesn't care if you don't like it! Little man is emphatic with his version of Dierks Bentley's 'Free and Easy,' a song he has mastered. This performance is short and spirite -- oh so spirited!