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.
Keith Urban Makes Nicole Kidman Blush With Surprise Serenade [Watch]
Keith Urban can still make his wife blush.
Carrie Underwood Helps Injured Police Officer Who Is Childhood Friend
The officer is suffering multiple injuries from a car crash.
5 Country/Pop Collaborations That Worked, 5 That Didn’t
Not all collaborations are created equal
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.
Brad Paisley, Kane Brown Duet on ‘Heaven South’ at 2017 CMA Awards
Brad Paisley teamed with up-and-coming star Kane Brown in one of the most anticipated duet performances of the 2017 CMA Awards.
Lee Brice Co-Wrote a Song With His Preacher For His New Album
Lee Brice's new self-titled album (released Nov. 3) is his most personal yet; so personal that he co-wrote -- somewhat-- a song with his preacher.
Montgomery Gentry’s ‘Better Me’ Is a Moving Tribute to Troy Gentry
Montgomery Gentry's "Better Me" lyric video is the duo's first posthumous video release since the tragic death of Troy Gentry, one-half of the once captivating country duo.
Florida Georgia Line’s ‘Dig Your Roots’ Album Goes Platinum
Florida Georgia Line's 2016 Dig Your Roots album has gone platinum.
Granger Smith’s Real-Life Love Story Plays Out in ‘Happens Like That’ Music Video
Granger Smith didn't call on actors to star in his "Happens Like That" video. Instead, he turned to his family.
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.
Jason Aldean’s Wife Shares Sweet Baby Bump Photo With Other ‘Babies’
Brittany Kerr Aldean, the wife of country superstar Jason Aldean, recently posted an Instagram photo of her baby bump and the couple's other two cute "babezzz."
Kane Brown Shocked at ‘What Ifs’ Surprise Party
What if "What Ifs" went gold, but Kane Brown didn't know it?