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’
Her inspiration for the career-making song is surprising.
Carrie Underwood Helps Injured Police Officer Who Is Childhood Friend
The officer is suffering multiple injuries from a car crash.
Lady Antebellum Spoof Sam Hunt’s ‘Body Like a Back Road’ in ‘Party in a Bathrobe’ Video [Watch]
Sam Hunt probably never envisioned the words "poo-poo" and "tee-tee" ever being part of the lyrics for his hit "Body Like a Back Road," but a spoof by Lady Antebellum added all that and more.
Sam Hunt’s ‘Body Like a Back Road’ Could Be the Song of the Summer
Sam Hunt’s brand of crossover country is paying off once again.
Eli Young Band Channel Aggression in ‘Fingerprints’ Title Track
Eli Young Band’s new album Fingerprints is loaded with personal content, but perhaps no song reveals more feeling — or heartbreaking aggression — than the album’s title track.
Steve Moakler Gets Personal With New Album ‘Steel Town’
Steve Moakler can trace the origins of his new album, Steel Town, back to a very specific moment in time.