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.
Gretchen Wilson Reveals How Faith Hill Inspired ‘Redneck Woman’
Gretchen is country music's whiskey drinking, butt-kicking "Redneck Woman." But her inspiration for the career-making song is surprising.
Keith Urban Is Using Murals to Bring ‘Graffiti U’ Album to Life
Five murals were created to complement 5 of Urban's new songs.
Keith Urban Makes Nicole Kidman Blush With Surprise Serenade [Watch]
Keith Urban can still make his wife blush.
Reba McEntire Will Reveal This Year’s ACM Awards Nominees
Look for Reba — well, all over the place this Thursday.
Carrie Underwood Helps Injured Police Officer Who Is Childhood Friend
The officer is suffering multiple injuries from a car crash.
5 Questions We Have About These Throwback Chris Janson Photos
We're not exactly sure what's happening in these shots Janson recently posted to social media. What the heck is going on?
Brett Eldredge Gets to ‘Make All the Rules’ for His First Headlining Tour
Brett is in charge of this rodeo.
Carrie Underwood’s ‘The Champion’ Tops iTunes Chart After Super Bowl
People watching the Super Bowl were like, "I gotta have that new Carrie jam NOW!!!"
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.