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.
Josh Abbott Band Didn’t Intend to Make Another Personal Album
The Josh Abbott Band concede that the second half of their latest studio album found some dark spots they didn’t quickly want to revisit. In fact, the group was aiming to make a quasi-sequel to She’s Like Texas (2010) this time around, but life happened.
Remember When a Country Act Tried a Social Media Reset?
Taylor Swift's move to delete all Instagram photos and many Twitter and Facebook posts comes with precedent. It didn't go too well for a country act that tried it one year ago.
Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott Having Twins, But It Gets Better
Lady Antebellum's Hillary Scott is expecting two babies in February 2018. The singer is expecting twins.
Glen Campbell’s Wife Recalls Singer’s Final Moments
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Why Did Taylor Swift Erase Her Instagram, Twitter and Facebook Posts?
Does a clean slate on social media mean a new Taylor Swift album is coming?
The Eerie Story of Josh Abbott Band’s ‘Ain’t My Daddy’s Town’
Josh Abbott didn't plan on recording "Ain't My Daddy's Town," the last song on his new Until My Voice Goes Out album. The retrospective sung from the perspective of a man who had just lost his father didn't fit his biography, or at least he didn't know it yet.
Thomas Rhett’s ‘Grave’ a Forever Love Song and Then Some [Listen]
Thomas Rhett's newest song from Life Changes, "Grave," is a forever love song with an exclamation point.
New Country Music Releases for September 2017
There are four major country music albums fans can't wait for in September, and that only includes the month's first Friday! Thomas Rhett and Kip Moore begin what is sure to be the biggest country month of 2017.
Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott, Dave Haywood Expecting Babies
Two more babies will be joining the Lady Antebellum family this winter. Dave Haywood and Hillary Scott have both announced they're expecting in December and February, respectively.
Tim McGraw’s ‘Humble and Kind’ Gets Chilling Remix With Kids Discussing Unity
A country music radio station in Charlottesville, Va. asked kids to talk about unity, love and kindness and then set their answers to Tim McGraw's hit song "Humble and Kind." In the wake of Saturday's violence their answers are so simple, and so powerful.
Bump Watch: Thomas Rhett’s Baby Girl Takes Good Pictures
Thomas Rhett's baby girl is just a few days old and she's already Insta-famous.
The Next James Bond? How About These Country Singers
Daniel Craig will return for another James Bond movie, but who's next? We think these five country singers would do a pretty good job of replacing the famous Brit as Agent 007.