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.
Luke Bryan Admits He Sings ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ in the Shower
You can never have too much practice honoring Old Glory.
John Rich Launches New Whiskey with Grandma
John Rich and his grandmother may seem like unlikely partners for liquor manufacturing, but they are now officially in the business.
Carrie Underwood and Husband Work Out Together on Tour
No excuses! The superstar and her former pro athlete hubby use gym time as bonding time while she's out on the road.
Jana Kramer Has a ‘No Phones at the Dinner Table’ Rule
No phones allowed!
Blake Shelton Doesn’t Really Want to Put Any More Albums Out
It's not the end for him, though.
May We All Find a Love Like (Shirtless) Luke Bryan Has for His Dog
He LOVES that dog.
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.
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.
Dustin Lynch’s Crush Reba McEntire Surprise Inducts Him Into the Opry
Reba is always a pleasant surprise, but especially if you're Dustin Lynch.
Luke Bryan, Bartender? He Reveals His Favorite Cocktail to Make
Luke Bryan can make a few good cocktails, but there’s one he’s particularly proud of.