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.
‘American Idol’ Reboot to Battle ‘The Voice’ for Viewers
How will anyone choose?!
This Christmas Gift From Luke Bryan’s Wife Made Him Cry
Luke wasn't expecting the special gift Caroline got him.
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 Favorite
Unique traditions are the best kind. P.S., his mama sounds hilarious.
8 Most Shocking Country Music Moments of 2017
It's been quite a year.
The ‘Ocean’s 8′ Trailer Is Made Even Better by Empowering ‘Boots Are Made for Walking’
A Loretta Lynn classic goes Hollywood in a new trailer for Ocean's 8.
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.
Sexiest Man Alive Blake Shelton Has a Message for Adam Levine [Watch]
Blake Shelton has been named Sexiest Man Alive 2017 by People, and the country star appears to be loving it.
When to Take Down Christmas Decorations? Kelsea Ballerini’s Stance Is Solid
Kelsea Ballerini is adamant about when to take down Christmas decorations.
Chris Stapleton Extends Backstage Invite to K-9 Officer Who Was Shot
Chris Stapleton was the one to request a meeting with a Jacksonville, Florida, officer who was shot in the line of duty.