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!
Jo Dee Messina to Sing National Anthem at Kentucky Derby
The 140th Kentucky Derby is going country. They've enlisted Jo Dee Messina to sing the National Anthem at this year's horse race.
Kacey Musgraves’ Ex-Boyfriend Inspired New Single ‘Keep It To Yourself’
Kacey Musgraves' newest single 'Keep It To Yourself' is finally out and the singer admits that it wasn't a song that was easy for her to write.
Chris Young’s ‘Tomorrow’ Video Gets The Lego Treatment
Chris Young fans sure are dedicated. One fan in particular wanted to show their dedication to the singer in an interesting way. They made their very own version of Young's video for 'Tomorrow' -- with only Legos -- and it's a spot-on remake.
Keith Urban Discovers Ryan Seacrest’s Secret Talent
There is no lack of talent on the set of 'American Idol' but sometimes that talent has yet to be discovered. This week, behind-the-scenes of the reality show, Keith Urban discovered even Ryan Seacrest has a hidden talent.
George Strait Adds Another Texas Show to His Cowboy Rides Away Tour
George Strait's farewell tour is proving to be one for the records books -- from special guests to sell-out shows it's not one to be missed.
Dierks Bentley Cheers on Wife at Boston Marathon
Dierks Bentley proved that not only is he a talented singer and guitar player -- but he's also a very supportive husband. His wife Cassidy ran this year's Boston Marathon, and he was there to cheer her on.
Carrie Underwood Makes Billboard Milestone Award Top 3
Carrie Underwood is holding it down for country music. After three weeks of fan-voting, she is the only country star remaining on the 2014 Billboard Milestone Award ballot.
Glen Campbell Update: Country Legend ‘Happy and Content’
Glen Campbell's wife Kim, is speaking out about her husband after news broke that he has been moved into a facility that specializes in Alzheimer's care.
Ousted ‘Idol’ Contestant Dexter Roberts Has Sights Set on Nashville
'American Idol' may no longer have Dexter Roberts after he was eliminated from the show on Thursday night (April 17), but Nashville is getting a new resident in the singer.
Darius Rucker: ‘If It’s Not a Country Song, I Don’t Want to Play It’
Crossover artist Darius Rucker was met with a lot of naysayers when he decided to try his hand at country music, but the singer says he wants nothing more than to be country.