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.
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.
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.
Tom Petty’s Last Words to Chris Stapleton
Chris Stapleton shares his last conversation with Tom Petty.
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.
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.
Sound Off: Is Kane Brown’s ‘Heaven’ a Hit? [Listen]
Kane Brown's "Heaven" doesn't revolve around a new idea, but he sure makes it feel new again.
Reid Perry of the Band Perry Undergoes Emergency Surgery
Reid Perry of the Band Perry had to make a trip to the emergency room over the weekend, and he documented his trip on social media.