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.
Thomas Rhett, Tyler Hubbard, Russell Dickerson and Wives Go Caroling
Some of Nashville's biggest stars are officially in the Christmas spirit.
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: ‘Sad Songs Make Me Happy’
Where some find hurt, Chris Stapleton finds happiness.
Watch Kelsea Ballerini Sing ‘Legends’ at 2017 Nickelodeon HALO Awards
Kelsea Ballerini performed her single "Legends" on Sunday (Nov. 26) at the 2017 Nickelodeon Halo Awards.
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.
Justin Moore’s ‘Kinda Don’t Care’ Video Includes His Fans, Family [Watch]
The singer showcases his stage chops with his recent music video for "Kinda Don't Care."
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.
Montgomery Gentry’s ‘Better Me’ Is a Moving Tribute to Troy Gentry
Montgomery Gentry's "Better Me" lyric video is the duo's first posthumous video release since the tragic death of Troy Gentry, one-half of the once captivating country duo.
Darius Rucker Believes in Aliens, But Not Kip Moore’s Golf Swing
Darius Rucker believes in aliens and thinks Kip Moore has the ugliest golf swing in country music.
Vegas Strong: Parents Who Survived Route 91 Festival Share Powerful Photo of Newborn Baby
A new survivor has emerged following the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas.
Jake Owen Finds Chilling Reminder in His Tour Bus After Route 91
Jake Owen just got his tour bus back, and with it came a flashback to the events at Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas on Oct. 1.
Maren Morris Performs ‘Dear Hate’ for the First Time [Watch]
"I hope that, God forbid, any of you lost anyone in that tragedy or if you've just gone through some dark times, I hope this maybe brings you a little light."