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.
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.
Ryan Hurd Displays PDA in ‘Love in a Bar’ Video, Starring Maren Morris
One of country music's youngest "it" couples is enjoying some PDA in Ryan Hurd's latest music video.
Chris Stapleton Extends Backstage Invite to K-9 Officer Who Was Shot
Chris Stapleton was the one to request a meeting with a Jacksonville, Florida, officer who was shot in the line of duty.
This Granger Smith Fan Couldn’t Come to Him, So He Went to Her [Watch]
Granger Smith is thanking his fans in an unusual way, and one fan in Ohio got the coolest thank you yet.
This Will Probably Go Down as Chris Janson’s Worst Interview Ever
Chris Janson was the latest victim in an Albany radio station's ongoing (and hilarious) Worst Interview Ever video series.
Brad Paisley, Kane Brown Duet on ‘Heaven South’ at 2017 CMA Awards
Brad Paisley teamed with up-and-coming star Kane Brown in one of the most anticipated duet performances of the 2017 CMA Awards.
Chris Stapleton Wins Male Vocalist of the Year at 2017 CMA Awards
Chris Stapleton won Male Vocalist of the Year at the 2017 CMA Awards, his third time winning the award.
Chris Stapleton Wins Second Album of the Year at CMA Awards
Chris Stapleton won Album of the Year at the 2017 CMA Awards Wednesday for his latest full-length work, From A Room: Volume 1.