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.
10 Best Social Media Reviews of Carrie Underwood’s ‘The Champion’ Feat. Ludacris
It's an inspirational theme that will be featured heavily on select sports broadcasts in 2018.
Reba McEntire Barrel Racing Is the Reba We’ve Always Wanted to See
Singing and acting are no-brainers for the country legend, but this video also shows her as a rodeo star.
Cody Johnson, Mo Pitney and William Michael Morgan Team for Awesome Merle Haggard Tribute …
Cody Johnson teamed with Mo Pitney and William Michael Morgan for a rendition of "Okie from Muskogee."
8 Most Shocking Country Music Moments of 2017
It's been quite a year.
5 Country/Pop Collaborations That Worked, 5 That Didn’t
Not all collaborations are created equal
Kellie Pickler, Phil Vassar Team for Holiday Single and Tour
Two country music favorites, Phil Vassar and Kellie Pickler, are teaming up this holiday season for a special 13-date Christmas tour.
Miranda Lambert’s ‘Vice’ Certified Platinum
Miranda Lambert's "Vice" has officially gone platinum.
You Talk, You Text in a Movie Theater, You Disappoint George Strait
George Strait doesn't want you to talk or text. Well, at least not during a show at any Alamo Drafthouse Cinema.
Dierks Bentley Meets Wounded Veteran in Virginia Beach
Dierks Bentley’s What the Hell World Tour has been making miles across the globe, but one east coast tour stop has stood above the rest, especially for wounded U.S. Army Sgt. Legrand Strickland.
Miranda Lambert Forgets the Words to Her Own Song [Watch]
Miranda Lambert recently made a surprise drop-in with Little Big Town at their show in Nashville, but her performance didn't quite go as the country superstar had planned.