Mike Thiel is a midwestern Millennial multimediaist with an appreciation for alliteration. (It’s all true!) His stories, photos and videos can be found on the USA Today Network, Taste of Country Network and other entertainment publications and websites around the world. Thiel has created numerous enterprise entertainment features and regularly interviews musicians, comedians, athletes, reality stars, movie producers and more. Currently based in Nashville, Thiel is exploring Music City’s evolving music and nightlife scene and is also a musician himself.
Brantley Gilbert Captures a ‘Redneck Circus’ in ‘Fire’t Up’ Video [Watch]
"It was like a party all day long," he says of the shoot.
Jeff Foxworthy Ditched His Mustache for the First Time in 40 Years
If you shave your mustache during quarantine ... you might be a redneck.
‘Real Friends’ Chris Janson and Blake Shelton Collab on New Album
Chris Janson says he's making "Real Friends" with real friends — like Blake Shelton!
Watch Chris Lane Propose to Lauren Bushnell in Sweet ‘Big, Big Plans’ Video
Now that's how you pop the question!
Luke Bryan, Bartender? He Reveals His Favorite Cocktail to Make
Luke Bryan can make a few good cocktails, but there’s one he’s particularly proud of.
Cut the Cake! Kane Brown Celebrates Another No. 1 With ‘Heaven’ [Pictures]
Can we get a slice?
The Best Pictures From 2018 CMA Fest’s Riverfront Stage
Are you there, or just wishing you were?
Keith Urban Is Using Murals to Bring ‘Graffiti U’ Album to Life
Five murals were created to complement 5 of Urban's new songs.
Keith Urban Makes Nicole Kidman Blush With Surprise Serenade [Watch]
Keith Urban can still make his wife blush.
Chris Janson Electrifies 2018 ACM Awards With ‘Redneck Life’
He closed the show out with an incendiary performance.
Little Big Town Channel Elton John for ‘Rocket Man’ at 2018 ACM Awards
They gave a stellar performance of the classic song.
Luke Bryan’s ‘Most People Are Good’ Highlights Feel-Good ACM Awards
"I believe you love who you love / Ain't nothing you should ever be ashamed of."
Carrie Underwood Helps Injured Police Officer Who Is Childhood Friend
The officer is suffering multiple injuries from a car crash.
Brantley Gilbert’s Branching Out, Books Show With Orchestra
The country rocker is launching the cold-weather leg of The Ones That Like Me Tour on Feb. 1, but he'll be warming up with an orchestra in Nashville this spring.
Lady Antebellum’s Dave Haywood Catches His Son Singing to His Baby Sister
In the post, Haywood is filming his toddler Cash, playing with his newborn daughter (Cash's sister), Lillie.