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.
Montgomery Gentry’s ‘Better Me’ Is a Moving Tribute to Troy Gentry
Montgomery Gentry's "Better Me" lyric video is the duo's first posthumous video release since the tragic death of Troy Gentry, one-half of the once captivating country duo.
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.
Old Dominion Announce 2018 Happy Endings World Tour
Old Dominion have announced plans for their 2018 Happy Endings World Tour — a tour which begins in February and, so far, includes just six U.S. dates.
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.
Chris Young Invited to Join the Grand Ole Opry
Chris Young has just been invited to join the Grand Ole Opry. Vince Gill rendered the "Losing Sleep" singer nearly speechless when he invited him on Tuesday night (Aug. 29).
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.
This Violin Cover of Sam Hunt’s ‘Body Like a Back Road’ Is Awesome! [Watch]
If you can't get enough of Sam Hunt's "Body Like a Back Road," now a YouTube violinist has taped a rendition fit for a symphony hall.
Lindsay Ell’s ‘The Project’ Debuts at No. 1
Country music guitar-slinger Lindsay Ell is adding a No. 1 album to her name.
Charles Esten Defies Death in Hilarious New Carl’s Jr. Commercial
Charles Esten's new role in the Carl's Jr. commercials won't win him an Emmy, but who needs that when you're winning on the internet?!
Miranda Lambert’s ‘Vice’ Certified Platinum
Miranda Lambert's "Vice" has officially gone platinum.
Florida Georgia Line’s ‘Dig Your Roots’ Album Goes Platinum
Florida Georgia Line's 2016 Dig Your Roots album has gone platinum.
Miley Cyrus Asks Her Dad to Be ‘The Voice’ Advisor
One Cyrus is not enough for NBC's The Voice. Pop superstar Miley Cyrus has invited her father, country artist Billy Ray Cyrus, to be her team advisor for the upcoming Season 13.