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.
Garth Brooks Is Returning to the Historic Bluebird Cafe
The 25th annual Alive at the Bluebird concert series just added the country superstar to its event.
Luke Bryan’s Chili Dog Christmas Tradition With His Mama Is Probably His Favorite
Unique traditions are the best kind. P.S., his mama sounds hilarious.
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
Thomas Rhett, Tyler Hubbard, Russell Dickerson and Wives Go Caroling
Some of Nashville's biggest stars are officially in the Christmas spirit.
Luke Bryan Got Caught With His Fly Down (Shockingly, First Time Ever!)
While Luke Bryan was rocking a recent concert — gyrating and all — he had a minor wardrobe malfunction.
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.
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.
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."