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.
Chely Wright Receiving Honorary Doctorate
Chely Wright will be presented with an honorary doctorate degree from the College of Arts and Science at the University of Missouri at Kansas City.
Luke Bryan Brings Cole Swindell Out to Sing ‘Roller Coaster’ in Nashville [Watch]
Cole Swindell joined longtime friend and fellow country star Luke Bryan in Nashville over the weekend to duet a couple of Bryan’s hits at Bridgestone Arena.
Brad Paisley Announces 2017 Weekend Warrior World Tour
Brad Paisley has announced his 2017 Weekend Warrior World Tour.
Josh Thompson, ‘Daddy Had a Beer’ [Listen]
Wisconsin native Josh Thompson has no trouble writing about his home state's favorite beverage.
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.