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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7 Unforgettable Country Wardrobe Malfunctions
Country wardrobe malfunctions are rare, and the recoveries are first class. In this video of some of the most famous slips and splits you'll see that even when mistakes happen, the most famous women and men in the genre know how to react with dignity and class.
Joey Feek at Peace as She Enters Hospice
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Joey + Rory Singer and Family Shave Hair In Solidarity
Joey + Rory singer Joey Feek’s hair had begun to thin, so she asked her husband to shave it off for her. By the end of the night everyone in the room was supporting a military haircut.
Miranda Lambert Debuts Pink Hair at the 2015 CMA Awards
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Carrie Underwood on CMA Awards Fears, Memories and Jokes She Won’t Take Part In
Two of Carrie Underwood's three biggest CMA Awards fears are understandable, maybe even predictable.
Everything You Need to Know About the 2015 CMA Awards
The 2015 CMA Awards will close down streets and light up Nashville in November. It's the 49th Annual CMA Awards, and the tenth straight in Music City, since the show took a one-year departure to New York City in 2005. Here is everything you need to need to know about the CMAs.
Blake Shelton Knows the CMA Awards Divorce Jokes Are Coming
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Brantley Gilbert Shares Full Story of ‘One Hell of an Amen’ at Emotional No. 1 Party
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