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.
Jake Owen and Kid Rock’s ‘Grass Is Always Greener’ Was Born From a Pickleball Game
There's an old business saying that gloats 'deals are made on the golf course,' but not for these fellas.
No Tour for Jake Owen, He Plans to Enjoy Life With New Baby
The singer won't be hearing the hum of that summer tour bus, choosing instead to spend time with his family.
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.
5 Important Notes From Shawn Mendes and Zac Brown’s ‘CMT Crossroads’ Taping
You'll want to watch this one.
Sugarland Takes Fans Behind the Scenes of ‘Babe’ Video
Where can you find sweet cars, vintage fashion and beautiful people? Look no further than this production.
Garth Brooks to Give First-Ever Concert at Notre Dame Stadium
It's only the beginning.
Chris Lane’s ‘Laps Around the Sun’ Inspired by Kenny Chesney
The singer says Chesney is "the master of making you feel," something he wants to come through in his own music.
Would Scotty McCreery Ever Be a Judge on ‘American Idol’?
Remember, he has been on the other side of it.
Thompson Square Painting a New Independent Path
The duo already created a new album, but they also worked on some Nashville art to compliment it.
Keith Urban Makes Nicole Kidman Blush With Surprise Serenade [Watch]
Keith Urban can still make his wife blush.
Little Big Town Channel Elton John for ‘Rocket Man’ at 2018 ACM Awards
They gave a stellar performance of the classic song.
Luke Bryan’s ‘Most People Are Good’ Highlights Feel-Good ACM Awards
"I believe you love who you love / Ain't nothing you should ever be ashamed of."
Old Dominion Win Vocal Group of the Year at 2018 ACM Awards
They appeared surprised at their win.