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.
Carrie Underwood Shares Adorable Picture of Baby Isaiah at the Piano
He may be a little young to understand complex musical ideas like key signatures and scales, but Carrie Underwood’s baby boy isn’t too young to try. Isaiah could just be mashing the keys, but who cares? He looks adorable doing it in this pic shared by the “Smoke Break” si…
Luke Bryan Finally Meets His Cutest Fan Ever
Kids struggling to say their favorite country artist’s names is our new favorite obsession, and apparently it struck a chord with Luke Bryan as well. The singer got a chance to meet one cutie who you may remember from an adorable bath time video from April.
Dustin Lynch Will Apply Lessons Learned from Luke Bryan to Hell of a Night Tour
Dustin Lynch says when he moved to Nashville he didn’t really have anyone eager to tell him what to do, and what not to do as an plucky, young country singer. That doesn’t mean he’s not open to learning. Luke Bryan recently joined a list of superstars who the “Hell of a N…
Reba McEntire, Narvel Blackstock Announce Separation
Reba McEntire and Narvel Blackstock have separated after 26 years of marriage. The country couple have actually been separated for several months, but it’s not clear if they’ve filed for divorce.
Miranda Lambert Breaks Down on Stage Two Days Before Divorce Announcement [Watch]
Just days before Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton’s divorce became public knowledge, Lambert broke down while singing “The House That Built Me” in Cheyenne, Wyoming. The moment may have foreshadowed what was to come.
Alan Jackson Continues to Do as George Jones Asked Him [Watch]
Alan Jackson's Angels and Alcohol album is as country as country gets — something that fans of the format may find refreshing, but something that his longtime fans expect. The 10 songs tell stories of love, heartbreak, drinking and family, but really, the 56-year-old is just do…
Luke Bryan Defends Himself After Outlaw Country Comments Spark Backlash
Luke Bryan says he was not attacking three legendary country outlaws when he declared that he’s not a "'Those were the good old days' kind of guy."
Jake Owen Says He and Wife Lacey Having Marriage Struggles
Jake Owen says he and wife Lacey have been struggling with communication lately, and they've even talked about divorce. But opening up about their “Real Life” issues has “made us feel better talking about the things we’ve kept from each other.”
Sam Hunt Says ‘Hookup’ With ‘Bachelorette’ Andi Dorfman Was Fabricated
Sam Hunt insists he’s not dating former Bachelorette star Andi Dorfman, and he didn’t "hook up" with her, either. The “House Party” singer says he’s not sure how the rumor got started, but admits they did talk backstage during the CMA Music Festival in Na…