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 their sons. In his free time, Billy enjoys playing and watching baseball, cycling and exploring nature.
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They’ve returned their golden tickets.
Confirmed: Justin Timberlake Collaborating With Chris Stapleton on New Album
The country singer is one of three collaborators announced for Timberlake's new album.
‘Duck Dynasty’ Star Jep Robertson Selling His Louisiana Estate [Pictures]
The buyer of Jep Robertson's 6,500 square-foot Louisiana home will get a rustic palace as charming as it is famous.
These Are the Faces and Stories of the Las Vegas Shooting Victims
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John Rich Lent a Police Officer His Gun During Las Vegas Shooting
John Rich of Big & Rich was at his Redneck Riveria bar in Las Vegas after performing the Route 91 Harvest Festival on Sunday night (Oct 1). He recalls a lockdown scene inside the bar during which he provided an officer with a firearm.
Toby Keith, Willie Nelson Make ‘Wacky Tobaccy’ Look Good in New Video
Toby Keith isn't seen smoking the wacky tobaccy in his new music video, but Willie Nelson sure is. Keith's newest party song includes a vid that's every bit as wild as "Red Solo Cup."
See Country’s Best Dressed at the Kentucky Derby
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.
‘American Idol’ Reportedly Set to Return on ABC
American Idol is coming back! Maybe. Reports indicate that ABC will bring back the long-running Fox reality singing competition that spawned the careers of Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Scotty McCreery and more.
Remember When Garth Brooks Played for the New York Mets?
Major League Baseball spring training is right around the corner, and in the year 2000, that meant country superstar Garth Brooks reported for duty to the New York Mets clubhouse. It was the second of three stints the singer had in the bigs, and he left with an unimpressive batting average.
See Inside Kelly Clarkson’s Jaw-Dropping Tennessee Mansion! [Pictures]
The 20,000-square-foot mansion has everything you could ever need!
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Dan + Shay’s Shay Mooney Welcomes a Baby Boy
Dan + Shay singer Shay Mooney and his fiance Hannah Billingsley welcomed a baby boy on Tuesday afternoon. It's the first child for the 25-year-old and his fiance.