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.
The Best Pictures From 2018 CMA Fest’s Riverfront Stage
Are you there, or just wishing you were?
Backstreet Boys, Bebe Rexha Join Florida Georgia Line’s No. 1 Party at CMA Fest
Backstreet's back ... in Nashville.
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.
Who Knew Craig Campbell Has the Best Hair in Country Music?
People are really taking notice of his big change.
Keith Urban Is Using Murals to Bring ‘Graffiti U’ Album to Life
Five murals were created to complement 5 of Urban's new songs.
Keith Urban Makes Nicole Kidman Blush With Surprise Serenade [Watch]
Keith Urban can still make his wife blush.
Craig Campbell Knew ‘See You Try’ Was Melodic Win: ‘Our Genre Is Getting Younger’
Melody, meet Craig Campbell.
Chris Janson Electrifies 2018 ACM Awards With ‘Redneck Life’
He closed the show out with an incendiary performance.
Little Big Town Channel Elton John for ‘Rocket Man’ at 2018 ACM Awards
They gave a stellar performance of the classic song.
Dan + Shay Join Choir for Acoustic Version of ‘Tequila’ at the 2018 ACM Awards
They turned in a stripped-down rendition of their current single.
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."