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.
Kellie Pickler Inspired a Song Called ‘Damn’ on Jake Owen’s New Album
Kellie made Jake go, "DAMN!"
Jake Owen and Kid Rock’s ‘Grass Is Always Greener’ Was Born From a Pickleball Game
There's an old business saying that gloats 'deals are made on the golf course,' but not for these fellas.
No Tour for Jake Owen, He Plans to Enjoy Life With New Baby
The singer won't be hearing the hum of that summer tour bus, choosing instead to spend time with his family.
Watch Luke Bryan, Bobby Bones Sing ‘Sweet Caroline’ at Million Dollar Show for St. Jude
It was all in good fun — and for a good cause!
Dustin Lynch’s Crush Reba McEntire Surprise Inducts Him Into the Opry
Reba is always a pleasant surprise, but especially if you're Dustin Lynch.
Luke Bryan Officially Opens New Celebrity Bar in Nashville: ‘I Feel Really Blessed’
The bridge is down and the doors are open.
The Best Pictures From 2018 CMA Fest’s Riverfront Stage
Are you there, or just wishing you were?
Chris Lane’s ‘Laps Around the Sun’ Inspired by Kenny Chesney
The singer says Chesney is "the master of making you feel," something he wants to come through in his own music.