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.
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.
Luke Bryan Lights It Up on 2017 CMA Awards
Country superstar Luke Bryan graced the CMA Awards Wednesday night with not only a nomination for Entertainer of the Year, but a live performance of his latest single "Light it Up."
Lee Brice Co-Wrote a Song With His Preacher For His New Album
Lee Brice's new self-titled album (released Nov. 3) is his most personal yet; so personal that he co-wrote -- somewhat-- a song with his preacher.
Sound Off: Is Kane Brown’s ‘Heaven’ a Hit? [Listen]
Kane Brown's "Heaven" doesn't revolve around a new idea, but he sure makes it feel new again.
Florida Georgia Line Meet Bebe Rexha in a Diner in This Video, and It’s ‘Meant to Be’
Florida Georgia Line are collaborating again, popping up in Bebe Rexha's "Meant to Be" video like it's fate.
Country Rising Adds Second Benefit Event After First Sells Out
Country Rising, a star-studded benefit concert at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 12, has just expanded.
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.
Old Dominion Announce 2018 Happy Endings World Tour
Old Dominion have announced plans for their 2018 Happy Endings World Tour — a tour which begins in February and, so far, includes just six U.S. dates.