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.
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.
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.
Toby Keith Releasing Late-Night Musings on ‘The Bus Songs’ Album
Have you ever imagined what it's like on Toby Keith's tour bus?
‘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.
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.
Carly Pearce Tackles Dolly Parton Classic, ‘9 to 5′ [Watch]
Carly Pearce recently paid tribute to Dolly Parton by covering her 1980 song "9 to 5" on the Bobby Bones radio show.
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.
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.