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.
Lady Antebellum’s Kids, Spouses Inspired Songs on Upcoming Album
Lady Antebellum's long awaited album Heart Break drops June 9, and the trio recently shared the inspiration behind their new songs with Taste of Country.
Trace Adkins Reveals Hit Songs He Passed On
Trace Adkins has passed on some songs that went on to be huge hits for other artists.
Darius Rucker Announces 2017 Darius and Friends Concert for St. Jude
Darius Rucker has announced his 2017 Darius and Friends concert.
Alan Jackson Part of Country Music Hall of Fame Class of 2017
The Country Music Hall of Fame will reveal its Class of 2017 inductees on Wednesday (April 5) at 11AM ET. Watch here!
Jason Aldean Calls on Breast Cancer Survivors to Be His Roadies
Jason Aldean is offering breast cancer survivors the chance to be his “Honorary Roadies.”
Martina McBride Hosts Baby Shower for Homeless Young Women
Martina McBride, along with her charitable initiative Team Music Is Love, recently carried out an extra special day for some New York City mothers and mothers-to-be.
Keith Urban: Cutting School Music Programs Is ‘Shocking’ and ‘Scary’
Keith Urban is a well-known supporter of music education, and on April 5, he’ll receive a monumental award at the 2017 Grammys on the Hill ceremony in Washington, D.C. He's voicing his support for school music programs at a time when many are on the chopping block.
Miranda Lambert, Anderson East Adopt Three New Furry Farm Hands
Lambert recently announced via social media that she and country music boyfriend Anderson East adopted three new cats to roam around their farm.
Cancer Survivor Who Sang With Garth Brooks Shares New Diagnosis
A young cancer survivor who achieved internet fame after singing onstage with Garth Brooks is once again fighting the disease.
LoCash Struggle Through Worst Interview Ever [Watch]
LoCash were the latest victims in an Albany radio station's ongoing Worst Interview Ever video series.
The Band Perry Announce Intimate Shows to Introduce New Pop Album
The Band Perry has announced Welcome to My Bad Imagination, a series of nine pop-up shows that will launch March 5 in Atlanta, Ga., to introduce their new direction to their most loyal fans.
Maren Morris, Alicia Keys Go Viral With 2017 Grammy Awards Duet
Shortly after Maren Morris won her first Grammy Award for Best Country Solo Performance on Sunday night (Feb. 12), she took the stage with Alicia Keys for a performance of "Once" that broke the internet.