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.
Gretchen Wilson Reveals How Faith Hill Inspired ‘Redneck Woman’
Gretchen is country music's whiskey drinking, butt-kicking "Redneck Woman." But her inspiration for the career-making song is surprising.
What Does Aaron Watson Miss Most on Christmas? You Can Probably Relate
"That's what it's all about, going all out."
When to Take Down Christmas Decorations? Kelsea Ballerini’s Stance Is Solid
Kelsea Ballerini is adamant about when to take down Christmas decorations.
This Christmas Gift From Luke Bryan’s Wife Made Him Cry
He wasn't expecting the special gift Caroline got him.
10 Fascinating Things You Didn’t Know About Country Up-and-Comer Jameson Rodgers
Jameson Rodgers seemingly crashed onto the country music scene in 2020 with his Top 15 hit “Some Girls,” but did you know the rising country star actually started his Nashville career a decade earlier, in 2010?
Who Is Jameson Rodgers?
He's one of country music's rising stars.
Lyrics Uncovered: Lee Greenwood, ‘God Bless the USA’
Lee Greenwood shares the story behind his all-time patriotic anthem, "God Bless the USA."
Miranda Lambert, Husband Brendan McLoughlin Are Adapting to Quarantine Life
Miranda Lambert is adhering to shelter-in-place with husband Brendan.
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.
Kip Moore Opens a Tab at East Nashville Restaurant to Help Out Locals
It wasn't a crazy night out — he was helping others.