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.
When to Take Down Christmas Decorations? Kelsea Ballerini’s Stance Is Solid
Kelsea Ballerini is adamant about when to take down Christmas decorations.
This Granger Smith Fan Couldn’t Come to Him, So He Went to Her [Watch]
Granger Smith is thanking his fans in an unusual way, and one fan in Ohio got the coolest thank you yet.
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.
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.
Jake Owen Finds Chilling Reminder in His Tour Bus After Route 91
Jake Owen just got his tour bus back, and with it came a flashback to the events at Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas on Oct. 1.
Chris Young Invited to Join the Grand Ole Opry
Chris Young has just been invited to join the Grand Ole Opry. Vince Gill rendered the "Losing Sleep" singer nearly speechless when he invited him on Tuesday night (Aug. 29).
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.
This Throwback Pic of Blake Shelton and Rascal Flatts With a Shotgun Is Country Heaven
Blake Shelton is one of country music's most recognizable figures, but can you pull him out of this throwback pic?
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.
Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher Go Back to the ’70s
Carrie Underwood turned back the clock on Sunday (July 16), showing off some serious '70s garb.