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.
Brad Paisley, Kane Brown Duet on ‘Heaven South’ at 2017 CMA Awards
Brad Paisley teamed with up-and-coming star Kane Brown in one of the most anticipated duet performances of the 2017 CMA Awards.
Chris Stapleton Draws Standing Ovation for ‘Broken Halos’ at 2017 CMA Awards
Shortly after winning Album of the Year at the 2017 CMA Awards Wednesday, Chris Stapleton performed "Broken Halos" to a standing ovation.
Chris Stapleton Wins Male Vocalist of the Year at 2017 CMA Awards
Chris Stapleton won Male Vocalist of the Year at the 2017 CMA Awards, his third time winning the award.
Chris Stapleton Wins Second Album of the Year at CMA Awards
Chris Stapleton won Album of the Year at the 2017 CMA Awards Wednesday for his latest full-length work, From A Room: Volume 1.
Luke Bryan Lights It Up on 2017 CMA Awards
Country superstar Luke Bryan graced the CMA Awards Wednesday night with not only a nomination for Entertainer of the Year, but a live performance of his latest single "Light it Up."
Kelly Clarkson Reveals What Kind of Coach She’ll Be on ‘The Voice’
Kelly Clarkson is coming to 'The Voice' next season, and she has an idea about how she'll speak to the contestants.
Lee Brice Releases ‘Lee Brice,’ His Most Personal Album Ever
Lee Brice's self-titled album album (Nov. 3) is a snapshot of his life.
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.