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.
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.
This Christmas Gift From Luke Bryan’s Wife Made Him Cry
Luke wasn't expecting the special gift Caroline got him.
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.
Thomas Rhett, Tyler Hubbard, Russell Dickerson and Wives Go Caroling
Some of Nashville's biggest stars are officially in the Christmas spirit.
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.
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.