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.
Dustin Lynch’s Crush Reba McEntire Surprise Inducts Him Into the Opry
Reba is always a pleasant surprise, but especially if you're Dustin Lynch.
Reba McEntire Will Reveal This Year’s ACM Awards Nominees
Look for Reba — well, all over the place this Thursday.
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!!!"
Lady Antebellum’s Dave Haywood Catches His Son Singing to His Baby Sister
In the post, Haywood is filming his toddler Cash, playing with his newborn daughter (Cash's sister), Lillie.
This Violin Cover of Sam Hunt’s ‘Body Like a Back Road’ Is Awesome! [Watch]
If you can't get enough of Sam Hunt's "Body Like a Back Road," now a YouTube violinist has taped a rendition fit for a symphony hall.
Chris Young Invited to Join the Grand Ole Opry
Chris Young has just been invited to join the Grand Ole Opry. Vince Gill rendered the "Losing Sleep" singer nearly speechless when he invited him on Tuesday night (Aug. 29).
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.
This Throwback Pic of Blake Shelton and Rascal Flatts With a Shotgun Is Country Heaven
Blake Shelton is one of country music's most recognizable figures, but can you pull him out of this throwback pic?
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.
Miranda Lambert Forgets the Words to Her Own Song [Watch]
Miranda Lambert recently made a surprise drop-in with Little Big Town at their show in Nashville, but her performance didn't quite go as the country superstar had planned.