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.
Dierks Bentley Ready to Perform at Nashville’s NFL Draft
The NFL Draft is coming to Nashville, and Dierks is tackling the stage.
Dan + Shay, Kelly Clarkson Soar on ‘Keeping Score’ at 2019 ACM Awards
They gave one of the standout performances of the night.
George Strait, Miranda Lambert Unite for ‘Run’ at the 2019 ACM Awards
Two Texans, one amazing performance.
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.
5 Monumental Moments From Loretta Lynn’s 87th Birthday Concert [Watch]
Keith Urban in a cake? A king singing to a queen?
Maren Morris and the Highwomen Debut at Loretta Lynn Tribute Show [Watch]
We finally got to hear what they sound like together!
Brandi Carlile Tributes Loretta Lynn With Epic ‘She’s Got You’ Cover [Watch]
It was the hands-down standout performance of the night.
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.
Kellie Pickler Inspired a Song Called ‘Damn’ on Jake Owen’s New Album
Kellie made Jake go, "DAMN!"
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.