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.
Kelly Clarkson’s Cover of Taylor Swift’s ‘Better Man’ Is Super Country [Watch]
"Better Man" was a hit song for Little Big Town in 2016, with Swift saying very little about her solo write at the time.
‘Yellowstone': Grading Season 5 So Far [Dutton Rules Podcast]
Here is a summary of all three mid-season grades for Season 5 of Yellowstone.
Leslie Jordan Didn’t Die From a Car Crash
The medical examiner has shared the cause of death and toxicology report.
‘American Idol’ Finalist C.J. Harris’ Cause of Death Revealed
News of Harris' cause of death confirms suspicions about what happened.
Lisa Marie Presley’s Cause of Death Deferred
More information is needed before a medical examiner can make a ruling.
Who Owns Graceland After Lisa Marie Presley’s Death?
Lisa Marie Presley had a plan for the historic home should something happen.
40 Great Father-Daughter Dance Songs for a Country Fan’s Wedding
A bride's father is the second most important man at a wedding, and he's deserving of a song that brings significance to his role.
Lisa Marie Presley’s Last Interview Set Off Alarm Bells
Presley went into cardiac arrest 36 hours later.
‘Yellowstone’ Fans Noticed the Coolest ‘1923’ Easter Egg [Dutton Rules]
A small detail could be a very big deal.
Chris Young Drops ‘Looking for You,’ His First Solo Single in Three Years [Listen]
Recent duets with Kane Brown and Mitchell Tenpenny hit No. 1 on airplay charts. It's difficult to imagine "Looking For You" ending that streak.