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.
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Jason Aldean and his wife, Brittany Kerr, are expecting a baby. It's the couple's first child together.
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Always Dreaming won the Kentucky Derby but country stars like Travis Tritt and Jerrod Niemann did alright too. They are but just two who dressed up for the 2017 run for the roses.
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Don't call him "Cyrus" just yet.
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George Strait Asking for Help to Decide His Top No. 1 Hit
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