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.
Brett Eldredge Gets to ‘Make All the Rules’ for His First Headlining Tour
Brett is in charge of this rodeo.
Brantley Gilbert’s Branching Out, Books Show With Orchestra
The country rocker is launching the cold-weather leg of The Ones That Like Me Tour on Feb. 1, but he'll be warming up with an orchestra in Nashville this spring.
Lady Antebellum’s Dave Haywood Catches His Son Singing to His Baby Sister
In the post, Haywood is filming his toddler Cash, playing with his newborn daughter (Cash's sister), Lillie.
Vince Gill’s Daughter, Jenny, Welcomes a Baby Girl
Welcome to the world, sweet Everly June!
Hillary Scott’s Twins Will Be Here Soon and She’s Reflecting
The days are counting down until the Lady Antebellum singer welcomes her newborn twins.
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.
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.
Luke Bryan’s Chili Dog Christmas Tradition With His Mama Is Probably His Favorite1
Unique traditions are the best kind. P.S., his mama sounds hilarious.
5 Country/Pop Collaborations That Worked, 5 That Didn’t
Not all collaborations are created equal
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.
When to Take Down Christmas Decorations? Kelsea Ballerini’s Stance Is Solid
Kelsea Ballerini is adamant about when to take down Christmas decorations.
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.