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.
Dierks Bentley Meets Wounded Veteran in Virginia Beach
Dierks Bentley’s What the Hell World Tour has been making miles across the globe, but one east coast tour stop has stood above the rest, especially for wounded U.S. Army Sgt. Legrand Strickland.
Miranda Lambert Forgets the Words to Her Own Song [Watch]
Miranda Lambert recently made a surprise drop-in with Little Big Town at their show in Nashville, but her performance didn't quite go as the country superstar had planned.
This Throwback Pic of Blake Shelton and Rascal Flatts With a Shotgun Is Country Heaven
Blake Shelton is one of country music's most recognizable figures, but can you pull him out of this throwback pic?
Joe Nichols Cuts New Version of Dierks Bentley’s ‘Diamonds Make Babies’ [Listen]
Joe Nichols is putting his spin on the 2012 Dierks Bentley cut, "Diamonds Make Babies."
Josh Abbott Band, ‘Texas Women, Tennessee Whiskey’ [Listen]
Josh Abbott Band's "Texas Women, Tennessee Whiskey" is a danceable, good-time country song that's a little bit of a 180 for the independent Texas country-rockers.
Brantley Gilbert Shares Why He’s ‘Terrified’ of Tim McGraw and Kenny Chesney
Brantley Gilbert admits that when it comes to one thing, Tim McGraw and Kenny Chesney both really intimidate him.
Jason Aldean’s Wife Shares Sweet Baby Bump Photo With Other ‘Babies’
Brittany Kerr Aldean, the wife of country superstar Jason Aldean, recently posted an Instagram photo of her baby bump and the couple's other two cute "babezzz."
Lady Antebellum Spoof Sam Hunt’s ‘Body Like a Back Road’ in ‘Party in a Bathrobe’ Video [W…
Sam Hunt probably never envisioned the words "poo-poo" and "tee-tee" ever being part of the lyrics for his hit "Body Like a Back Road," but a spoof by Lady Antebellum added all that and more.
The Story Behind the Little Girl Who Rocked With Jason Aldean [Watch]
Jason Aldean recently rocked onstage with what might have been his tiniest guest star ever. But this 4-year-old's journey is even more impressive.
Kane Brown Shocked at ‘What Ifs’ Surprise Party
What if "What Ifs" went gold, but Kane Brown didn't know it?