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.
Cody Johnson’s ‘Human’ Asks Fans to Write Their Own Ending [Listen]
The traditional country apology backs up his (to this point) career-defining single, "Til You Can't."
Pat Green Will Quit Counting the Miles … Eventually [Interview]
Green estimates he's played about 3,000 shows in his life.
Willie Nelson Reveals Life-Threatening COVID Battle
He says "I had a pretty rough time with it" but his wife Annie makes it clear it was very serious.
Whiskey Myers’ Long, Arduous Journey to ‘Tornillo’
"We were at a special peak at that moment and they shut us down and we had to go home," Jeffers recalls. "It was pretty scary times to be honest."
Zach Bryan’s ‘Something in the Orange’ Re-Defines Vulnerability in Country Music [Listen]
While the self-penned folk song has just cracked the Billboard Country Airplay chart, it's been perched for weeks at No. 6 or No. 7 on the Hot Country Songs chart.
How Jelly Roll Represents the Next Generation of Country Star [Interview]
"This isn't just a tap of the toe. I'm fixing to cannonball into country music, baby. I'm coming in bellyflopping. I've got an album almost done. I feel great about it."
Paramount+ Orders More ‘1883’ and a Second ‘Yellowstone’ Prequel
A show called 1932 will "follow a new generation of Duttons during the time of western expansion, prohibition and the Great Depression."
Sam Elliott ‘Can’t Stand’ the ‘Yellowstone’ + ‘1883’ Comparisons
This wasn't the only hot take the 77-year-old Elliot had during a sit-down with media.
Woman Claims She Found the ‘Yellowstone’ Train Station
On TV, viewers only see the train station at night, but this site looks very familiar.
Is the Train Station on ‘Yellowstone’ Based on a Real Place?
It kind of does exist. Kind of.