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.
Brooks & Dunn, Luke Combs Tear Up 2019 ACM Awards With ‘Brand New Man’
He added a new, even more rockin' dimension to the classic tune.
Chris Stapleton Stuns 2019 ACMs With ‘A Simple Song’
They sounded wonderful together!
Kane Brown Brings Khalid to 2019 ACM Awards for ‘Saturday Nights’ Performance
The two remixed this song in early 2019.
Dan + Shay’s ‘Tequila’ Wins Song of the Year at 2019 ACM Awards
The duo won big!
5 Monumental Moments From Loretta Lynn’s 87th Birthday Concert [Watch]
Keith Urban in a cake? A king singing to a queen?
Loretta Lynn Brings the House Down With ‘Coal Miner’s Daughter’ at Birthday Bash
Even at 86 years old, Loretta Lynn still knows how to party.
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.