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.
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.
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.
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, Bartender? He Reveals His Favorite Cocktail to Make
Luke Bryan can make a few good cocktails, but there’s one he’s particularly proud of.
5 Important Notes From Shawn Mendes and Zac Brown’s ‘CMT Crossroads’ Taping
You'll want to watch this one.