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.
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.
Tyler Farr’s Jason Aldean Impersonation Includes Moves and Jabs [Watch]
At Taste of Country Festival in early June, Tyler Farr shared the best impersonation he's got, and it happened to be his friend and fellow country superstar Jason Aldean.
That Time Scott McCreery Threw a Legendary College Party …
Ain't no party like a Scotty McCreery party, apparently.
Sam Hunt’s ‘Body Like a Back Road’ Could Be the Song of the Summer
Sam Hunt’s brand of crossover country is paying off once again.
Chris Janson Says Ashley Gorley Took Him to ‘Songwriting School’
Chris Janson has written hit songs, but he realized he had more to learn after working with Nashville songwriter Ashley Gorley for his latest project, Fix a Drink.
Chris Janson’s ‘Fix a Drink’ Video Has a Heartwarming Cabin Story
The cabin and country land featured in Chris Janson’s "Fix a Drink" music video isn’t just a scouted location; the singer actually owns the property.
Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson Uniting for Warrior Games Concert in Chicago
Grammy winners Blake Shelton and Kelly Clarkson are coming together for a one-night-only show at Soldier Field in Chicago in the name of military members.
Watch a Trailer for Tyler Farr’s Insanely Redneck New Reality Show
In his upcoming reality show, A Little Too Farr, Tyler Farr reveals just how much shenanigans a backroad country star can get into.
Keith Urban Once Had What?! Thrown at Him? Nicole Kidman Is Shocked
You've heard the term "break a leg," but have you ever had one thrown at you? Apparently, Keith Urban has.
Maddie & Tae Launch George Dickel Porch Sessions Series
A series of artists, including country duo Maddie & Tae, launched the new George Dickel Porch Sessions in Tullahoma, Tenn., on Saturday (May 13).
New Chris Stapleton Album Sees Best-Selling Country Debut Since Luke Bryan
Chris Stapleton continues his meteoric rise in country music as From A Room: Volume 1 tattooed its name all over the Billboard charts this week.
Carrie Underwood Is Still Giving to Girls’ Sports Teams: ‘It’s Important to Me’
Carrie Underwood grew up playing sports in her hometown of Checotah, Okla., and she wants to help other girls do the same.