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.
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.
You Talk, You Text in a Movie Theater, You Disappoint George Strait
George Strait doesn't want you to talk or text. Well, at least not during a show at any Alamo Drafthouse Cinema.
Dierks Bentley Meets Wounded Veteran in Virginia Beach
Dierks Bentley’s What the Hell World Tour has been making miles across the globe, but one east coast tour stop has stood above the rest, especially for wounded U.S. Army Sgt. Legrand Strickland.
Miranda Lambert Forgets the Words to Her Own Song [Watch]
Miranda Lambert recently made a surprise drop-in with Little Big Town at their show in Nashville, but her performance didn't quite go as the country superstar had planned.
Brantley Gilbert Shares Why He’s ‘Terrified’ of Tim McGraw and Kenny Chesney
Brantley Gilbert admits that when it comes to one thing, Tim McGraw and Kenny Chesney both really intimidate him.
Lady Antebellum Spoof Sam Hunt’s ‘Body Like a Back Road’ in ‘Party in a Bathrobe’ Video [W…
Sam Hunt probably never envisioned the words "poo-poo" and "tee-tee" ever being part of the lyrics for his hit "Body Like a Back Road," but a spoof by Lady Antebellum added all that and more.
Kane Brown Shocked at ‘What Ifs’ Surprise Party
What if "What Ifs" went gold, but Kane Brown didn't know it?