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.
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.
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.
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.
Shania Twain Acting in Jeremy Camp Biopic Film ‘I Still Believe’
Shania Twain can sing, but can she act? In short, the answer is yes!
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.
Reba McEntire Will Reveal This Year’s ACM Awards Nominees
Look for Reba — well, all over the place this Thursday.
5 Questions We Have About These Throwback Chris Janson Photos
We're not exactly sure what's happening in these shots Janson recently posted to social media. What the heck is going on?
Jason Aldean and More Unload New Music at Broken Bow’s CRS Showcase
Broken Bow Records had each of their featured artists perform one song at the event.
Garth Brooks Is Returning to the Historic Bluebird Cafe
The 25th annual Alive at the Bluebird concert series just added the country superstar to its event.
‘American Idol’ Reboot to Battle ‘The Voice’ for Viewers
How will anyone choose?!
Reba McEntire Barrel Racing Is the Reba We’ve Always Wanted to See
Singing and acting are no-brainers for the country legend, but this video also shows her as a rodeo star.