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.
This Will Probably Go Down as Chris Janson’s Worst Interview Ever
Chris Janson was the latest victim in an Albany radio station's ongoing (and hilarious) Worst Interview Ever video series.
Country Rising Adds Second Benefit Event After First Sells Out
Country Rising, a star-studded benefit concert at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 12, has just expanded.
Vegas Strong: Parents Who Survived Route 91 Festival Share Powerful Photo of Newborn Baby
A new survivor has emerged following the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas.
Darius Rucker Believes in Aliens, But Not Kip Moore’s Golf Swing
Darius Rucker believes in aliens and thinks Kip Moore has the ugliest golf swing in country music.
This Violin Cover of Sam Hunt’s ‘Body Like a Back Road’ Is Awesome! [Watch]
If you can't get enough of Sam Hunt's "Body Like a Back Road," now a YouTube violinist has taped a rendition fit for a symphony hall.
Kelly Clarkson Shares Crazy Video of Bat Dive-Bombing Her in the Woods [Watch]
Kelly Clarkson turned to social media to share a crazy video of a bat attacking her in the woods.
Jon Pardi Rocks California Country at George Dickel Porch Sessions
Jon Pardi brought his California country to Tullahoma, Tenn., on Saturday (Aug. 12) when he headlined the third installment of the George Dickel Porch Sessions.
You Talk, You Text in a Movie Theater, You Disappoint George Strait
George Strait doesn't want you to talk or text. Well, at least not during a show at any Alamo Drafthouse Cinema.
Miranda Lambert Forgets the Words to Her Own Song [Watch]
Miranda Lambert recently made a surprise drop-in with Little Big Town at their show in Nashville, but her performance didn't quite go as the country superstar had planned.
Brantley Gilbert Shares Why He’s ‘Terrified’ of Tim McGraw and Kenny Chesney
Brantley Gilbert admits that when it comes to one thing, Tim McGraw and Kenny Chesney both really intimidate him.
This Baby Loves Blake Shelton Probably More Than Anyone [Watch]
How do you get a baby to stop crying? Play a Blake Shelton song.
Dixie Chicks Headed to the Big Screen
Missed the Dixie Chicks' DCX MMXVI World Tour? Now you have a chance to see it.