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.
Backstreet Boys, Bebe Rexha Join Florida Georgia Line’s No. 1 Party at CMA Fest
Backstreet's back ... in Nashville.
CMT’s ‘Nashville’ Cast Bringing Their Live Show to DVD
The cast of CMT’s Nashville is bringing its live show to the small screen.
Carrie Underwood’s ‘The Champion’ Tops iTunes Chart After Super Bowl
People watching the Super Bowl were like, "I gotta have that new Carrie jam NOW!!!"
Hunter Hayes Debuts ‘This Girl,’ Third Song From His Mini-Movie
"This Girl" reveals a casual, breezy tone fans have come to expect from Hayes when he's singing about love.
Lady Antebellum’s Dave Haywood Catches His Son Singing to His Baby Sister
In the post, Haywood is filming his toddler Cash, playing with his newborn daughter (Cash's sister), Lillie.
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.
Chris Stapleton Extends Backstage Invite to K-9 Officer Who Was Shot
Chris Stapleton was the one to request a meeting with a Jacksonville, Florida, officer who was shot in the line of duty.
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.
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.
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.
Gwen Stefani Shares Sweet Photo of Blake Shelton Playing With Her Youngest Son
Not many people have permission to stuff a toy in Blake Shelton's mouth, but apparently Gwen Stefani's youngest son, Apollo, definitely does.
Taylor Swift’s Record Label Is Now Making Vodka
Big Machine Label Group, home to major artists such as Taylor Swift, Florida Georgia Line and Thomas Rhett, isn't just pouring out hits anymore — it's also pouring out vodka.