Billy Dukes is a Senior Editor and Executive Producer at Taste of Country, where he has over 11,000 articles to his name. His media background includes jobs as music director 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 three sons. In his free time, Billy enjoys playing and watching baseball, cycling and home renovation.
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Final ratings were up big over a highly-anticipated Season 4 premiere in 2021.
Kevin Costner Casts ‘Yellowstone’ Villain in Upcoming New Movie
Will Patton, who played Garrett Randall during Season 4 of Yellowstone, has just been announced for an unspecified role.
Jimmy Buffett Hospitalized, Postpones Remaining 2022 Tour Dates
Doctors told Jimmy Buffett he needs to take the rest of the year off.
Chris Stapleton Takes Best Country Solo Performance Grammy for ‘You Should Probably Leave’
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Watch as Jimmy Fallon plays a more than capable support to the country singer.
2021 Bonnaroo Festival Canceled
The four day festival was set to begin on Thursday (Sept. 2).
What Happened to the Song Chris Stapleton Wrote With John Mayer?
What's up with that song, Chris?
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