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.
Trace Adkins’ ‘Something’s Going On’ Hits Him in the Heart
Trace Adkins isn’t afraid to admit that these days, he’s just a little watered down.
Luke Combs Announces Debut Album, ‘This One’s for You’
Luke Combs made his mark on country music in 2016 with his hit single, "Hurricane," and he's about to follow it up with a full-length album.
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.”
Darius Rucker Cries Tears of Joy as South Carolina Makes Its First Final Four
Darius Rucker shed happy tears Sunday afternoon (March 26) when the University of South Carolina Gamecocks — Rucker’s alma mater— upset the No. 4 seeded Florida Gators in the NCAA Tournament at Madison Square Garden.
Cam and Melissa Etheridge Come Together for ‘Come to My Window’ [Watch]
Cam joined folk-rocker Melissa Etheridge onstage Monday night (March 20) for a rocking rendition of Etheridge's 1994 hit "Come to My Window."
Lady Antebellum Make Their SXSW Debut [Watch]
Lady Antebellum recently made their SXSW debut as part of the CMA Songwriter Series, held at Austin City Limits Live at Moody Theater in Austin, Texas, on March 16.
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.
Thomas Rhett: ‘The Adoption Process Is an Emotional Roller Coaster’
Thomas Rhett and his wife, Lauren, are adding two babies to their family in 2017; one biological and the other, an adopted child from Africa.
Jerrod Niemann Challenging Himself and Fans With New Single, ‘God Made a Woman’
Jerrod Niemann is opening the next chapter of his career with a heartfelt single titled "God Made a Woman."
Sturgill Simpson Offers Heart-Wrenching Tribute to Late Grandfather
Sturgill Simpson's grandfather died Wednesday (March 15), prompting the singer to offer a heart-wrenching tribute on his Facebook page, citing his grandfather as the “greatest man” and “finest human being I will ever know.”
Florida Georgia Line, Smooth Tourmates Shoot Fun Preview of What’s to Come
Ever wanted to hear Nelly perform Florida Georgia Line's "Cruise" remix live? Or watch Nick Carter and the rest of the Backstreet Boys croon with FGL on "God, Your Mama and Me?" That dream is about to become a reality — and so much more.
Old Dominion Top Lineup for 2017 ACM Pool Party for a Cause
Old Dominion fans going to ACM Party for a Cause in Las Vegas (March 30-April 2) will want to put Pool Party for a Cause on their calendar on April 1.