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.
Blake Shelton Says He and Miranda Lambert Still Friends After Divorce
Blake Shelton insists he and Miranda Lambert are still "buddies" after divorcing earlier this year. The “Gonna” singer says they agreed to not get nasty with one another publicly in the wake of the surprising split.
Thomas Rhett Took Dance Lessons to Better His Live Show
Thomas Rhett's dance moves have some wondering if he'd consider becoming country music's next Dancing With the Stars contestant. The "Die a Happy Man" singer says he and wife Lauren have talked about it, but the reason he's taking dance lessons has more to do with his 2…
David Allan Coe Pleads Guilty to Income Tax Evasion
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Taylor Swift Rep Responds to Lawsuit From Accused Butt-Grabbing Radio DJ
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Carrie Underwood Shares Adorable Picture of Baby Isaiah at the Piano
He may be a little young to understand complex musical ideas like key signatures and scales, but Carrie Underwood’s baby boy isn’t too young to try. Isaiah could just be mashing the keys, but who cares? He looks adorable doing it in this pic shared by the “Smoke Break” si…
Dustin Lynch Will Apply Lessons Learned from Luke Bryan to Hell of a Night Tour
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Kenny Chesney’s ‘Kiss’ Part of Record-Setting Night in New Jersey [Watch]
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Tim McGraw Brings Wife, Daughter + More on Stage in Nashville [Watch]
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