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.
Album Spotlight: Kid Rock’s ‘Sweet Southern Sugar’
Kid Rock isn’t committed to one genre, and his new album, Sweet Southern Sugar (Nov. 3) is another testament to his outside-the-box Detroit bravado.
Lee Brice Co-Wrote a Song With His Preacher For His New Album
Lee Brice's new self-titled album (released Nov. 3) is his most personal yet; so personal that he co-wrote -- somewhat-- a song with his preacher.
6 Important, Eye-Opening Things We Learned From Jeff Foxworthy
Taste of Country talks to Jeff Foxworthy about his new album with Larry the Cable Guy, plus six things we learned about the redneck comedy pioneer.
Sound Off: Is Kane Brown’s ‘Heaven’ a Hit? [Listen]
Kane Brown's "Heaven" doesn't revolve around a new idea, but he sure makes it feel new again.
Midland’s ‘Make a Little’ Video Makes It Unclear What Year It Is
Midland continue to turn back the clock with their latest single and music video for "Make a Little."
Florida Georgia Line Meet Bebe Rexha in a Diner in This Video, and It’s ‘Meant to Be’
Florida Georgia Line are collaborating again, popping up in Bebe Rexha's "Meant to Be" video like it's fate.
Country Rising Adds Second Benefit Event After First Sells Out
Country Rising, a star-studded benefit concert at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 12, has just expanded.
Reid Perry of the Band Perry Undergoes Emergency Surgery
Reid Perry of the Band Perry had to make a trip to the emergency room over the weekend, and he documented his trip on social media.
Montgomery Gentry’s ‘Better Me’ Is a Moving Tribute to Troy Gentry
Montgomery Gentry's "Better Me" lyric video is the duo's first posthumous video release since the tragic death of Troy Gentry, one-half of the once captivating country duo.
LoCash Bring the Party at Final George Dickel Porch Session
The Tullahoma, Tenn., sun went down with country duo LoCash on Saturday (Oct. 14) at the final George Dickel Porch Session of the season.