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.
Dan + Shay’s ‘Tequila’ Wins Song of the Year at 2019 ACM Awards
The duo won big!
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.
5 Important Notes From Shawn Mendes and Zac Brown’s ‘CMT Crossroads’ Taping
You'll want to watch this one.
Sugarland Takes Fans Behind the Scenes of ‘Babe’ Video
Where can you find sweet cars, vintage fashion and beautiful people? Look no further than this production.
Gretchen Wilson Reveals How Faith Hill Inspired ‘Redneck Woman’
Gretchen is country music's whiskey drinking, butt-kicking "Redneck Woman." But her inspiration for the career-making song is surprising.
Thompson Square Painting a New Independent Path
The duo already created a new album, but they also worked on some Nashville art to compliment it.
Keith Urban Makes Nicole Kidman Blush With Surprise Serenade [Watch]
Keith Urban can still make his wife blush.
Dan + Shay Join Choir for Acoustic Version of ‘Tequila’ at the 2018 ACM Awards
They turned in a stripped-down rendition of their current single.
Kenny Chesney Kicks Off 2018 ACM Awards With ‘Get Along’
Though he is a four-time ACM Entertainer of the Year award winner, Chesney was not nominated for any ACM Awards.