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.
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.
Brad Paisley to Perform Disco Hits at Alzheimer’s Association Benefit
This June, Brad Paisley will shake his groove thing at a disco party aimed at raising awareness and funds to battle Alzheimer’s disease.
Trace Adkins Reveals Hit Songs He Passed On
Trace Adkins has passed on some songs that went on to be huge hits for other artists.
‘Nashville’ Renewed for a Sixth Season
CMT has announced that the hit country music drama Nashville will return for a sixth season.
Luke Combs Announces Debut Album, ‘This One’s for You’
Luke Combs made his mark on country music in 2016 with his hit single, "Hurricane," and he's about to follow it up with a full-length album.
Darius Rucker Cries Tears of Joy as South Carolina Makes Its First Final Four
Darius Rucker shed happy tears Sunday afternoon (March 26) when the University of South Carolina Gamecocks — Rucker’s alma mater— upset the No. 4 seeded Florida Gators in the NCAA Tournament at Madison Square Garden.
Martina McBride Hosts Baby Shower for Homeless Young Women
Martina McBride, along with her charitable initiative Team Music Is Love, recently carried out an extra special day for some New York City mothers and mothers-to-be.
Florida Georgia Line, Smooth Tourmates Shoot Fun Preview of What’s to Come
Ever wanted to hear Nelly perform Florida Georgia Line's "Cruise" remix live? Or watch Nick Carter and the rest of the Backstreet Boys croon with FGL on "God, Your Mama and Me?" That dream is about to become a reality — and so much more.
Keith Urban: Cutting School Music Programs Is ‘Shocking’ and ‘Scary’
Keith Urban is a well-known supporter of music education, and on April 5, he’ll receive a monumental award at the 2017 Grammys on the Hill ceremony in Washington, D.C. He's voicing his support for school music programs at a time when many are on the chopping block.
Miranda Lambert, Anderson East Adopt Three New Furry Farm Hands
Lambert recently announced via social media that she and country music boyfriend Anderson East adopted three new cats to roam around their farm.