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.
Hunter Hayes Debuts ‘This Girl,’ Third Song From His Mini-Movie
"This Girl" reveals a casual, breezy tone fans have come to expect from Hayes when he's singing about love.
Hillary Scott’s Twins Will Be Here Soon and She’s Reflecting
The days are counting down until the Lady Antebellum singer welcomes her newborn twins.
8 Most Shocking Country Music Moments of 2017
It's been quite a year.
Reba McEntire Barrel Racing Is the Reba We’ve Always Wanted to See
Singing and acting are no-brainers for the country legend, but this video also shows her as a rodeo star.
Luke Bryan’s Chili Dog Christmas Tradition With His Mama Is Probably His Favorite
Unique traditions are the best kind. P.S., his mama sounds hilarious.
5 Country/Pop Collaborations That Worked, 5 That Didn’t
Not all collaborations are created equal
Hear Morgan Evans’ ‘I Do,’ All About New Wife Kelsea Ballerini
Morgan Evans pours on the charm in "I Do," his latest tribute to new wife Kelsea Ballerini.
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.
Chris Stapleton’s ‘From A Room: Volume 2′ Songs Ranked for Radio
Taste of Country sat down to rank the songs on Chris Stapleton's new album in terms of commercial radio.
Chris Stapleton: ‘Sad Songs Make Me Happy’
Where some find hurt, Chris Stapleton finds happiness.
When to Take Down Christmas Decorations? Kelsea Ballerini’s Stance Is Solid
Kelsea Ballerini is adamant about when to take down Christmas decorations.