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.
What Does Aaron Watson Miss Most on Christmas? You Can Probably Relate
"That's what it's all about, going all out."
10 Fascinating Things You Didn’t Know About Country Up-and-Comer Jameson Rodgers
Jameson Rodgers seemingly crashed onto the country music scene in 2020 with his Top 15 hit “Some Girls,” but did you know the rising country star actually started his Nashville career a decade earlier, in 2010?
Lyrics Uncovered: Lee Greenwood, ‘God Bless the USA’
Lee Greenwood shares the story behind his all-time patriotic anthem, "God Bless the USA."
Brantley Gilbert Captures a ‘Redneck Circus’ in ‘Fire’t Up’ Video [Watch]
"It was like a party all day long," he says of the shoot.
Dierks Bentley Gives Whiskey Row Nashville Staff $1000 Each Amid Coronavirus Shutdown
He is helping out "the folks that make the music happen."
Midland, Brooks & Dunn Bring ‘Boot Scootin’ Boogie’ to ‘CMT Crossroads’ [Watch]
They put a new spin on an old classic!
Blake Shelton’s Birthday Message for Luke Bryan Is What You’d Expect
Shelton had to post something funny about his longtime buddy.
Rascal Flatts Will Make Music ‘Until One of Us Kicks the Bucket’
They're in this until they can't anymore.
Thomas Rhett Might Want a ‘Gigantic Family’ With Wife Lauren
Bring on the babies!
LOL! Carrie Underwood Gets ‘Cheesy’ Reception at Milwaukee Cry Pretty Tour Stop [PICTURE]
Cheeses, take the wheel?