Coti Howell was born and raised a music lover, and growing up in Nashville only increased her love affair with country music. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga graduate cut her teeth in Journalism as a television reporter for the campus news station before working as an on-air reporter for Inside Music Row. She took some time off to travel and lived abroad in Bangkok before returning to the States to rejoin her one true love: Music Journalism. Howell worked as the entertainment reporter for AL.com in Tuscaloosa, Alabama and freelanced for Nashville publications before joining Taste of Country. In her spare time, she loves traveling the world, tweeting, shopping, spending time with friends and family and, of course, going to live shows!
Miranda Lambert Digs Kelly Clarkson’s ‘Don’t Give a Sh—’ Attitude, Reba’s Youth
Miranda Lambert is one of the biggest names in the industry, but she knows she isn't perfect. The 'Automatic' hitmaker looks up to several other artists to help her grow -- including Kelly Clarkson and, of course, Reba McEntire.
Go Behind the Scenes of ‘Somethin’ Bad’ With Carrie Underwood and Miranda Lambert [Watch]
When two of country's biggest ladies get together to record one song it looks like a whole lot of fun. Carrie Underwood and Miranda Lambert released a behind-the-scenes video that showcases all the fun they had while recording 'Somethin' Bad.'
Dierks Bentley Cuts Theme Song for ‘Biker Battleground Phoenix’ [Listen]
Dierks Bentley will soon be a star on the History Channel ... sort of. The 'Drunk on a Plane' singer has written and recorded the theme song to a new show on the network titled 'Biker Battleground Phoenix.'
Brad Paisley Hunts Down Mystery Soldiers for Heartfelt Deed
Brad Paisley loves the troops, and he has no qualms about showing it. In fact, when two women attended one of the singer's recent concerts in Bangor, Maine with cardboard cutouts of their soldier significant others, Paisley went above and beyond to pay his respects.
Brad Paisley Brings a Double Dose of Country Music to ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’
Brad Paisley stopped by 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' with fellow 'Rising Star' stars Josh Groban, Kesha and Ludacris on Tuesday (June 17) to talk about the unique singing show.
Miranda Lambert Doesn’t Let Weight Define Her, Says ‘I’m a Cheetos Girl’
Miranda Lambert's slim new figure has everyone talking lately -- including the singer herself. Blake Shelton's wife admits she tries to work out (well, sorta), eats a few veggies (fully loaded, of course) and lets herself indulge when she wants.
Tim McGraw Quit Drinking, Partying to Save His Family Life
Tim McGraw has no problem admitting he hasn't always walked the straight and narrow. The singer was once a heavy partier -- and drinker -- but shares that when he realized he could lose the most important things in his life, he made a conscious decision to stop.
Scotty McCreery Calls His New Music ‘Reflective’ of Who He Really is
Scotty McCreery let some lucky fans get intimate with him during CMA Music Fest. The singer played a few songs (and one awesome cover) and answered fan questions while at the Sirius XM studio in Nashville. He even brought his parents along for the day!
Taste of Style – Who Wore It Best at the 2014 CMT Awards?
The 2014 CMT Music Awards featured country's hottest stars looking their sexiest on the red carpet. Baby blue and crop tops were in, so were daring splits and pilot uniforms (calling Captain Dierks Bentley). Fortunately, you didn't have to be standing along the red carpet to see it al…