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.
Granger Smith’s Real-Life Love Story Plays Out in ‘Happens Like That’ Music Video
Granger Smith didn't call on actors to star in his "Happens Like That" video. Instead, he turned to his family.
Dierks Bentley Meets Wounded Veteran in Virginia Beach
Dierks Bentley’s What the Hell World Tour has been making miles across the globe, but one east coast tour stop has stood above the rest, especially for wounded U.S. Army Sgt. Legrand Strickland.
Brantley Gilbert Shares Why He’s ‘Terrified’ of Tim McGraw and Kenny Chesney
Brantley Gilbert admits that when it comes to one thing, Tim McGraw and Kenny Chesney both really intimidate him.
This Baby Loves Blake Shelton Probably More Than Anyone [Watch]
How do you get a baby to stop crying? Play a Blake Shelton song.
Dixie Chicks Headed to the Big Screen
Missed the Dixie Chicks' DCX MMXVI World Tour? Now you have a chance to see it.
Gwen Stefani Shares Sweet Photo of Blake Shelton Playing With Her Youngest Son
Not many people have permission to stuff a toy in Blake Shelton's mouth, but apparently Gwen Stefani's youngest son, Apollo, definitely does.
Miranda Lambert’s ‘The Weight of These Wings’ Soars to Platinum Status
Miranda Lambert has more hardware on the way — the 33-year-old singer is celebrating the platinum certification of her latest and sixth studio album The Weight of These Wings.
‘Jesus Take the Wheel’ Helped Woman Who Was Lost in the Woods
Would you believe a Carrie Underwood song helped a lost woman survive in the forest for eight days? It's true for 20-year-old Washington resident Kaylean Johnson.
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.
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.
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.