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.
Canaan Smith on Miranda Lambert: ‘It’s Sexy When Women Do What They Want’
Miranda Lambert has officially been named-checked by Canaan Smith.
Darius Rucker Announces 2017 Darius and Friends Concert for St. Jude
Darius Rucker has announced his 2017 Darius and Friends concert.
Kenny Chesney Announces Four New Summer Shows
Those looking to get their Kenny Chesney fix this summer have four more chances to catch the buzz.
‘Nashville’ Renewed for a Sixth Season
CMT has announced that the hit country music drama Nashville will return for a sixth season.
Jana Kramer Appearing in Hallmark Channel’s ‘Love at First Bark’
This spring, country singer/actress Jana Kramer is bringing her skills back to the small screen, as she stars in Hallmark's made-for-television film Love at First Bark.
Thomas Rhett Partnering With Dad and Jay Z for New Publishing Company
Thomas Rhett is teaming with his longtime manager, Virginia Davis, his father and well-known songwriter Rhett Akins and rapper Jay Z's Roc Nation to create a new Nashville publishing company: Home Team Publishing.
Brad Paisley Returns to Nashville’s Wild West Comedy Festival
Let the laughs begin! Brad Paisley returns to Zanies Comedy Club in Nashville this spring to host one night of the Wild West Comedy Festival.
Album Spotlight: Trace Adkins, ‘Something’s Going On’
After four long years, Trace Adkins finally made his return to the studio for his 12th album, Something’s Going On.
Home Free Serve Up Stunning Keith Urban, ‘Blue Ain’t Your Color’ Cover
Home Free have just added to their repertoire, giving a Motown makeover to Keith Urban's country hit "Blue Ain't Your Color."
Thomas Rhett and Luke Bryan Strip to Their Skivvies After ACM Awards [Watch]
If you were hanging out with Thomas Rhett on Sunday night (April 2), you may have reveled by stripping down to your skivvies for a dip in the closest Las Vegas pool.
Willie Nelson Assures He’s ‘Still Not Dead’
In a live-to-tape interview at SiriusXM’s Music City Theatre in Nashville on Tuesday (April 4), Willie Nelson shared a song from his new album, God’s Problem Child, that pokes fun at a recirculating internet hoax that he’s deceased.
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!