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.
Tim McGraw Shares Lessons Learned From 20 Years of Marriage to Faith Hill
Tim McGraw joked with us in August that his No. 1 goal was to remember his upcoming anniversary to wife Faith Hill. The couple celebrate 20 years together on Oct. 6, and the "How I'll Always Be" signer has wisdom to share after two decades of wedded bliss.
Body of Craig Morgan’s Son Jerry Found
Search crews have recovered the body of 19-year-old Jerry Greer, the son of country singer Craig Morgan.
Craig Morgan’s Son Missing After Tubing Accident
Singer Craig Morgan's 19-year-old son Jerry is missing after a tubing accident on the Tennessee River on Sunday (July 10).
The Band Perry Cancel Concert After Threats
Two men walked into an near where the Band Perry were set to perform on Sunday (July 3) and allegedly made threats that caused the trio to postpone their show until August.
Kenny Chesney Apologizes, Promises Beers With Police Officer He Mistakenly Said Died
During a concert in Philadelphia on Saturday night (June 25), Kenny Chesney honored a police officer he believed had been killed while on duty.
New Songs on the Radio for June 2016
Thomas Rhett's funky summer song and Blake Shelton's biting tribute to an ex are two new songs on the radio this month that have fans reaching to turn up the volume. June 2016 is loaded with new music, including summer anthems, road trip melodies and heartbreakers.
Blake Shelton’s Other 40th Birthday Surprise [Watch]
Even before Gwen Stefani joined Blake Shelton on stage at Country Jam Saturday night (June 18), the singer got a birthday surprise. Shelton headlined night No. 3 of the four-day country and camping festival in Grand Junction, Colo.
Luke Bryan Injures Himself Prior to CMT Awards Performance
Luke Bryan found himself with a minor head injury one day before he's set to appear at the 2016 CMT Awards in Nashville.
Blake Shelton Says Turning 40 Comes With Regrets
Blake Shelton's June 18 birthday and his new exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum have made him a bit wistful for days gone by — and the things that went with it.
Carrie Underwood Fan Hospitalized After Singing Too Hard
A Carrie Underwood fan in Canada was hospitalized because he sang too much, too hard. The Storyteller Tour stopped at the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa on May 27. A short time later “Bernard” was hospitalized.
New Country Music Releases for June 2016
Five new country music releases will hit stores during the first Friday in June, setting up a big month for new music as spring turns to summer. Cassadee Pope and Maren Morris lead a list of hotly anticipated albums set for release this month. There's a lot girl power on store shelves and at di…
Cole Swindell Reveals Gruesome Black Eye
Cole Swindell showed off a gruesome eye injury during Dierks Bentley's show in Panama City, Fla., last weekend. The singer showed fans his black eye, and later posed with Bentley for a photo for everyone to see.