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.
Thomas Rhett, Tyler Hubbard, Russell Dickerson and Wives Go Caroling
Some of Nashville's biggest stars are officially in the Christmas spirit.
Chris Stapleton: ‘Sad Songs Make Me Happy’
Where some find hurt, Chris Stapleton finds happiness.
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.
This Violin Cover of Sam Hunt’s ‘Body Like a Back Road’ Is Awesome! [Watch]
If you can't get enough of Sam Hunt's "Body Like a Back Road," now a YouTube violinist has taped a rendition fit for a symphony hall.
Kellie Pickler, Phil Vassar Team for Holiday Single and Tour
Two country music favorites, Phil Vassar and Kellie Pickler, are teaming up this holiday season for a special 13-date Christmas tour.
You Talk, You Text in a Movie Theater, You Disappoint George Strait
George Strait doesn't want you to talk or text. Well, at least not during a show at any Alamo Drafthouse Cinema.
Billy Ray Cyrus Crashes Demi Lovato’s Nashville House Party [Watch]
Demi Lovato threw a house party in Nashville on Wednesday (July 12), and by night's end, she grabbed a microphone, gave some shoutouts and started dancing to "Achy Breaky Heart."
Carly Pearce Tackles Dolly Parton Classic, ‘9 to 5′ [Watch]
Carly Pearce recently paid tribute to Dolly Parton by covering her 1980 song "9 to 5" on the Bobby Bones radio show.
Shania Twain Regrets That Her Parents Can’t See Her Success
Shania Twain is pleased with her Country Music Hall of Fame display, but it also struck a chord in her — especially when it comes to the memory of her parents.
Dierks Bentley’s Three-Year-Old Son Suffers a Broken Arm
Dierks Bentley's 3-year-old son just got his first major boo-boo.