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.
5 Important Notes From Shawn Mendes and Zac Brown’s ‘CMT Crossroads’ Taping
You'll want to watch this one.
Pat Green’s New Single ‘Friday’s Comin’ Was Inspired by an Auction Dog
It's not about a dog, but it was inspired by one.
Reba McEntire Will Reveal This Year’s ACM Awards Nominees
Look for Reba — well, all over the place this Thursday.
Sexiest Man Alive Blake Shelton Has a Message for Adam Levine [Watch]
Blake Shelton has been named Sexiest Man Alive 2017 by People, and the country star appears to be loving it.
Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher Go Back to the ’70s
Carrie Underwood turned back the clock on Sunday (July 16), showing off some serious '70s garb.
Sam Hunt’s ‘Body Like a Back Road’ Could Be the Song of the Summer
Sam Hunt’s brand of crossover country is paying off once again.
Olivia Newton-John’s Breast Cancer Has Returned
Olivia Newton-John will postpone her June U.S. and Canadian concert dates, due to her latest battle with breast cancer.
Relive Lauren Duski’s Best Moments on ‘The Voice’ Season 12 [Watch]
It's not every day that Blake Shelton calls a singer "the missing piece in country music," but he has a lot of faith in The Voice contestant Lauren Duski.
George Strait Officially Launches Tequila Line in Nashville
When you associate liquor with George Strait, you probably think of a glass of whiskey.
Sam Hunt’s ‘Body Like a Back Road’ Tops Billboard Country Airplay Chart
Sam Hunt's name always seems to be inked on the radio charts, and this week his latest single, "Body Like a Back Road," puts the pop-country hitmaker back at No. 1.