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.
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Brooks shared the honor with media on Monday (Jan. 18).
Ricky Skaggs’ National Medal of Arts Award Came After a One-Year Delay, Due to Pandemic
Skaggs' representative confirms the singer was there, but add it was supposed to happen one year ago.
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If we're being honest, the diss goes beyond Nashville.
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This caused a big commotion back in the day.
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He wishes he'd have written it.
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It doesn't have to be country to be country!
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Just like you, country music's biggest stars look forward to visiting with family, eating and maybe bickering across the table this Christmas. They carry on traditions that are heartfelt, funny, strange and flat-out unforgettable.
Garth Brooks Struggles to Get Through His Christmas Song ‘Belleau Wood’
Video from Brooks' emotional performance has just been released.
Tim McGraw’s Family Dress as ‘Harry Potter’ Characters in Newest Theme Night Picture
What's next? 'Star Wars'? 'Breaking Bad'?