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.
John Rich Launches New Whiskey with Grandma
John Rich and his grandmother may seem like unlikely partners for liquor manufacturing, but they are now officially in the business.
Brooks & Dunn to Be Joined by Luke Combs, More for Special ‘CMT Crossroads’
Brooks & Dunn are headlining their very own CMT Crossroads this June — with friends!
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.
5 Questions We Have About These Throwback Chris Janson Photos
We're not exactly sure what's happening in these shots Janson recently posted to social media. What the heck is going on?
Carrie Underwood’s ‘The Champion’ Tops iTunes Chart After Super Bowl
People watching the Super Bowl were like, "I gotta have that new Carrie jam NOW!!!"
Vince Gill’s Daughter, Jenny, Welcomes a Baby Girl
Welcome to the world, sweet Everly June!
Garth Brooks Is Returning to the Historic Bluebird Cafe
The 25th annual Alive at the Bluebird concert series just added the country superstar to its event.
This Christmas Gift From Luke Bryan’s Wife Made Him Cry
Luke wasn't expecting the special gift Caroline got him.
Thomas Rhett, Tyler Hubbard, Russell Dickerson and Wives Go Caroling
Some of Nashville's biggest stars are officially in the Christmas spirit.
Luke Bryan Got Caught With His Fly Down (Shockingly, First Time Ever!)
While Luke Bryan was rocking a recent concert — gyrating and all — he had a minor wardrobe malfunction.
Darius Rucker Believes in Aliens, But Not Kip Moore’s Golf Swing
Darius Rucker believes in aliens and thinks Kip Moore has the ugliest golf swing in country music.
This Baby Loves Blake Shelton Probably More Than Anyone [Watch]
How do you get a baby to stop crying? Play a Blake Shelton song.