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Billy Dukes

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.
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Hunter Hayes Says ‘Encore’ Is a ‘Second Chance at a First Impression’

Hunter Hayes' debut album has been a success by almost every industry measure. At one point, fans seemed to be scooping it up faster than McDonald's hamburgers. Critics mostly praised the then-20-year-old's songwriting and musicianship, and the three singles helped find him nominated for three Grammys, four ACMs and a dozen or so other honors. But Hayes wasn't quite satisfied, so he's prepared an 'Encore.'

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Taylor Swift Steals the Groom in ‘New Girl’ Season Finale

Taylor Swift's cameo on the 'New Girl' season finale was short and memorable. The singer appeared as "Elaine," a wedding guest that remained in the background until the show's climatic moments. At the end of the episode, she ran off to get married, bringing an end to one of the show's season-long plotlines.

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Remember When Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert Fell in Love Onstage?

Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert's anniversary is May 14, but knowing what we know now, another date is just as important. In 2005 fans saw a dopey grin on Shelton's face that was much more than one singer admiring another in song. As Lambert sang her portion of 'You're the Reason God Made Oklahoma' during the CMT '100 Greatest Duets' concert, the 'Honey Bee' star fell hard.

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2013 CMT Music Awards Nominees Announced

The 2013 CMT Music Awards nominees have been announced, and two of country music's hottest men -- Luke Bryan and Eric Church -- lead the way with four nominations each. Miranda Lambert also tallied four nods, three as a solo artist and one as part of all-female trio Pistol Annies.

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Alan Jackson’s Daughter Victim of Facebook Hoax

Reports that Alan Jackson's middle daughter Ali was hospitalized after a car accident have proven untrue after the singer's publicist confirmed the story was a hoax. A fake Alan Jackson Facebook page was set up with a post that seemed to come from the hitmaker. It was not his official page, however.

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Chris Young Says New Album Will Better Reflect His Live Show

As the fourth single from 'Neon' nears the top of the charts, Chris Young is preparing to release new music. The singer tells Taste of Country that his next album is finished and the focus is on tempo. Fans can expect a faster paced-record than his previous three, one that better reflects his live show. 

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Man Arrested After Stabbing at Country Thunder Festival

An early morning argument turned violent at the Country Thunder Festival in Arizona over the weekend. Twenty-year-old Austin Hansen was arrested after he allegedly stabbed a 36-year-old man around 5:30AM on Saturday morning, April 13. The victim was hospitalized and is in critical condition with wounds to his upper back and ribcage.

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