50 Cent reflects on a moment that spawned Jay-Z comparisons, before Murda Inc was public enemy number one. 50 Cent is one of the game’s most experienced storytellers. Today, some of those stories have been given a platform. Speaking with Power co-star Omari Hardwick, 50 opened up about the early days of his music career, taking listeners back to […]

WATCH: Thomas Rhett Makes a Party Out of Opening Number

Just like the song says, “Yeah, they know it’s Wednesday.” But it felt like a Friday night when Thomas Rhett opened the CMT Music Awards on, yes, Wednesday (June 5) with a song from his brand new album Center Point Road. But he didn’t go it alone. For “Don’t Threaten Me with a Good Time,” he brought out the […]

Carolina Country Music Fest Returns to Myrtle Beach June 6-9

The fifth annual Carolina Country Music Fest will descend on Myrtle Beach, S.C., June 6-9, and CMT’s Hot 20 Countdown will be there for all the fun in the sun. Dierks Bentley, Florida Georgia Line and Thomas Rhett will headline the four-day event. The McDonald’s® Thursday Night Kick-Off Concert Powered by MyrtleBeach.com, presented by Carolina Cool starts the event Thursday (June […]


Rocketman blasted into movie theaters this past weekend, earning an estimated $25 million in the U.S., good enough for a third-place finish at the box office. According to Variety, the movie finished behind Godzilla: King of the Monsters, which took in $49 million, and second-place Aladdin with $42.3 million. Rocketmanalso fared well internationally, taking in $19.2 million in 40 markets. Coupled with last week’s […]

Lauren Alaina to Embark on First Headlining Tour

No puns here, Lauren Alaina fans, only completely exciting and huge news: the Georgia native is hitting the road this fall on her first-ever headlining trek, her That Girl Was Me Tour. Say it with us: it’s about time, right? The ACM-winner shared the news in true Alaina fashion earlier on her Instagram, saying, “I always love when […]

P!NK + Chris Stapleton = Magic at Madison Square Garden

Anytime artists join forces for a hit song, you’re always hopeful that on at least one of their respective tour stops, you might actually get to see that duet come to life in person. For fans at P!nk’s Madison Square Garden stop of her Beautiful Trama World Tour, that wish came true when her “Love Me Anyway” collaborator Chris […]

Hazel-E Doesn’t Want To Fight Yung Miami, Compares Beef To Jay Z & Nas

City Girls rapper Yung Miami didn’t respond too kindly to former Love & Hip Hop personality Hazel-E’s recent diss track. Hazel claims City Girls, and Lil Yachty, copied her 2017 song “Actin’ Up” for their 2018 break out hit “Act Up.” Yung Miami told Hazel she was delusional and after a tit-for-tat spat on Instagram, the arguments were over—that is, […]

Why Maren Morris Doesn’t Take Her Gift for Granted

When Maren Morris was 11, and singing Patsy Cline songs in Texas honky-tonks, she probably never thought about the gift she’d been given. But now that she’s a little older, she’s a little wiser. “It’s a gift to sing well and make people emotional,” Maren Morris told Women’s Healthfor her June cover story. “So I don’t take it for […]