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.
Dustin Lynch’s Crush Reba McEntire Surprise Inducts Him Into the Opry
Reba is always a pleasant surprise, but especially if you're Dustin Lynch.
Luke Bryan, Bartender? He Reveals His Favorite Cocktail to Make
Luke Bryan can make a few good cocktails, but there’s one he’s particularly proud of.
Luke Bryan Officially Opens New Celebrity Bar in Nashville: ‘I Feel Really Blessed’
The bridge is down and the doors are open.
Slow Roll: New Duo Everette Bringing Laidback to Country
It’s a country music story about two kids from Kentucky chasing a dream.
Cut the Cake! Kane Brown Celebrates Another No. 1 With ‘Heaven’ [Pictures]
Can we get a slice?
Gretchen Wilson Reveals How Faith Hill Inspired ‘Redneck Woman’
Gretchen is country music's whiskey drinking, butt-kicking "Redneck Woman." But her inspiration for the career-making song is surprising.
Keith Urban Makes Nicole Kidman Blush With Surprise Serenade [Watch]
Keith Urban can still make his wife blush.
Chris Janson Electrifies 2018 ACM Awards With ‘Redneck Life’
He closed the show out with an incendiary performance.
Little Big Town Channel Elton John for ‘Rocket Man’ at 2018 ACM Awards
They gave a stellar performance of the classic song.
Dan + Shay Join Choir for Acoustic Version of ‘Tequila’ at the 2018 ACM Awards
They turned in a stripped-down rendition of their current single.
Luke Bryan’s ‘Most People Are Good’ Highlights Feel-Good ACM Awards
"I believe you love who you love / Ain't nothing you should ever be ashamed of."