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.
John Rich Launches New Whiskey with Grandma
John Rich and his grandmother may seem like unlikely partners for liquor manufacturing, but they are now officially in the business.
Lil Nas X Pops in at Elementary School, Leads ‘Old Town Road’ Singalong [Watch]
When Lil Nas X saw a tweet about an elementary school that loves his viral hit, he decided to go party with them in person!
Jana Kramer Has a ‘No Phones at the Dinner Table’ Rule
No phones allowed!
Blake Shelton’s Fashion Know-How Is Improving Thanks to Gwen Stefani
He's becoming a fashion pro ... sorta.
Blake Shelton Doesn’t Really Want to Put Any More Albums Out
It's not the end for him, though.
Lil Nas X Has Released a Wrangler Collab and Reactions Are Mixed
Wrangler on his booty!
Brooks & Dunn to Be Joined by Luke Combs, More for Special ‘CMT Crossroads’
Brooks & Dunn are headlining their very own CMT Crossroads this June — with friends!
May We All Find a Love Like (Shirtless) Luke Bryan Has for His Dog
He LOVES that dog.
Dierks Bentley Ready to Perform at Nashville’s NFL Draft
The NFL Draft is coming to Nashville, and Dierks is tackling the stage.
Maren Morris and the Highwomen Debut at Loretta Lynn Tribute Show [Watch]
We finally got to hear what they sound like together!
Loretta Lynn Brings the House Down With ‘Coal Miner’s Daughter’ at Birthday Bash
Even at 86 years old, Loretta Lynn still knows how to party.