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!
Randy Travis Makes Rare Appearance at Dolly Parton Concert
Randy Travis stepped out in public -- a rarity since his 2013 stroke -- for his friend Dolly Parton's concert.
Kenny Chesney One of the Top 10 Live Acts of the Last 25 Years
Kenny Chesney is holding it down for country music in Billboard's recent list of Top Live Acts of the past quarter century. His live shows grossed ninth highest, which is surprising considering Chesney has taken a little break from the road.
Carrie Underwood Amongst Stars Featured in Rock Hall of Fame Broadcast
Carrie Underwood had a big honor recently when she was asked to perform alongside Emmylou Harris and Sheryl Crow, as well as Stevie Nicks, Bonnie Raitt and Glenn Frey to honor Linda Rondstadt during her Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction. Tonight (…
‘GARTH-FM’ Shut Down By Singer’s Legal Team
Garth Brooks many not have been happy with a radio station that pulled a stunt using his name and likeness. Over Memorial Day weekend, WRKA in Louisville, Ky. started calling themselves GARTH-FM and played all Brooks all the time, until they were told to stop by the hitmaker's legal team.
Little Big Town Compare Upcoming Single ‘Day Drinking’ to a ‘Summer Day’
Little Big Town are starting their summers off right -- with a little 'Day Drinking.' The group are releasing their upcoming single on on June 3 and they compare its vibe to enjoying a few nice cold drinks on a hot summer day.
Dierks Bentley to Play Bonnaroo 2014
Bonnaroo is getting a little country this year! The eclectic 2014 Bonnaroo lineup now includes Dierks Bentley as part of the music festival's Bluegrasss Situation SuperJam.
Active Military Perform With Country Stars During ACM All-Star Salute to the Troops’ Broad…
The names of the lucky service men and women who were able to perform with some of country's biggest stars as part of ACM's Salute to the Troops have been released. They performed on April 7 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas with top country acts, and it was all for a good cause.
Miranda Lambert Gets a Pony
The Kentucky Derby may have struck a chord with Miranda Lambert feeling a little festive. Just a few days before her appearance at the 140th horse race at Churchill Downs in Kentucky, Lambert added a new member to her and Blake Shelton's family.
Chris Young Stops a Fight at New York Concert
Artists hate when they have to be interrupted in the middle of a show, but sometimes it has to happen for everyone's benefit. At a show in Glen Falls, N.Y., Chris Young stopped in his tracks to break up a fight in the crowd.
Country Stars at the Kentucky Derby [Pictures]
This weekend marked the 140th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. Some of country's biggest stars donned their fanciest duds and biggest hats for the event.
Jessie James Decker Shares First Pictures of Her New Baby Girl
Jessie James Decker and her football playing husband Eric Decker welcomed their first beautiful bundle of joy last month and couldn't wait to share the photos with their fans.