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.
Hear Zac Brown Band’s New Song, ‘Roots’
Zac Brown Band have been releasing their forthcoming album, Welcome Home, one track at a time, and the latest is a song called "Roots."
RaeLynn Reunites With Military Husband
RaeLynn got a chance to reunite with her newly-christened military husband, Joshua Davis, before the month of April ended.
Faith Hill’s Talk Show Gets Launch Date
Faith Hill and Kellie Pickler will launch a joint talk show this fall.
Sam Hunt’s ‘Body Like a Back Road’ Tops Billboard Country Airplay Chart
Sam Hunt's name always seems to be inked on the radio charts, and this week his latest single, "Body Like a Back Road," puts the pop-country hitmaker back at No. 1.
Josh Turner Lands at No. 1 for the First Time in Nearly Seven Years
For the first time since 2010's "All Over Me," Josh Turner has scored a No. 1 single with "Hometown Girl."
George Strait Looking Forward to ‘2 Nights of Number 1’s’ Shows in Las Vegas
Due to overwhelming fan reaction, George Strait has added two more nights to his latest live experiment, 2 Nights of Number 1s.
Hear Zac Brown Band and Kacey Musgraves’ John Prine Cover
Zac Brown Band recently teamed with Kacey Musgraves to record "All the Best," another previewed song from ZBB's forthcoming album, Welcome Home.
Willie Nelson Launching Outlaw Music Festival Tour With Bob Dylan, Sheryl Crow
Willie Nelson is launching a summer tour that’s as genre-bending as the country icon’s never ending music catalog.
Lady Antebellum’s Kids, Spouses Inspired Songs on Upcoming Album
Lady Antebellum's long awaited album Heart Break drops June 9, and the trio recently shared the inspiration behind their new songs with Taste of Country.
Brad Paisley to Perform Disco Hits at Alzheimer’s Association Benefit
This June, Brad Paisley will shake his groove thing at a disco party aimed at raising awareness and funds to battle Alzheimer’s disease.
Jason Aldean Earns 19th No. 1 With ‘Any Ol Barstool’
Jason Aldean stamps his name to his 19th No. 1 hit with the recent rise of "Any Ol Barstool."
Trace Adkins Reveals Hit Songs He Passed On
Trace Adkins has passed on some songs that went on to be huge hits for other artists.