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.
Chris Janson’s ‘Fix a Drink’ Video Has a Heartwarming Cabin Story
The cabin and country land featured in Chris Janson’s "Fix a Drink" music video isn’t just a scouted location; the singer actually owns the property.
Miranda Lambert’s Unplugged ‘Tin Man’ Video Is a Raw Moment
Miranda Lambert lands one of the most delicate performances of her career with unplugged "Tin Man" video.
Taylor Swift’s Record Label Is Now Making Vodka
Big Machine Label Group, home to major artists such as Taylor Swift, Florida Georgia Line and Thomas Rhett, isn't just pouring out hits anymore — it's also pouring out vodka.
Keith Urban Once Had What?! Thrown at Him? Nicole Kidman Is Shocked
You've heard the term "break a leg," but have you ever had one thrown at you? Apparently, Keith Urban has.
Chris Janson Releasing ‘Fix a Drink’ EP
Chris Janson is following up his summer single "Fix a Drink" with more music.
New Chris Stapleton Album Sees Best-Selling Country Debut Since Luke Bryan
Chris Stapleton continues his meteoric rise in country music as From A Room: Volume 1 tattooed its name all over the Billboard charts this week.
Hear Zac Brown Band’s New Song, ‘Roots’
Zac Brown Band have been releasing their forthcoming album, Welcome Home, one track at a time, and the latest is a song called "Roots."
‘Nashville’ Teases Big Drama in New Season 5 Trailer
The CMT drama Nashville returns to cable TV June 1 to air the second half of Season 5, which will consist of 11 episodes.
Faith Hill’s Talk Show Gets Launch Date
Faith Hill and Kellie Pickler will launch a joint talk show this fall.
Lady Antebellum’s Kids, Spouses Inspired Songs on Upcoming Album
Lady Antebellum's long awaited album Heart Break drops June 9, and the trio recently shared the inspiration behind their new songs with Taste of Country.