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!
You’ve Got to See This Horse Dancing to Billy Ray Cyrus’ ‘Achy Breaky Heart’
We echo Billy Ray Cyrus when we say that this is the best thing ever. The '90s hitmaker's most famous work of art, "Achy Breaky Heart," has always been a line-dancing favorite, but it's usually humans doing the foot-stompin'. Not at a recent rodeo, however.
Brenna Yaeger Wows Judges With Miranda Lambert Cover on ‘The Voice’ [Watch]
The Voice went country once again on Tuesday night (March 3) when a hopeful sang a Miranda Lambert cover. Brenna Yaeger chose to sing Lambert's "The House That Built Me," and impressed the judges.
The Great Keith Urban Debate: Ponytail or No Ponytail?
When Keith Urban showed up to the 2015 Grammy Awards with wife Nicole Kidman on Sunday night (Feb. 8), he looked a little ... different. The Aussie had pulled his signature shaggy, blond locks into a messy little ponytail -- and social media went absolutely crazy.
Taylor Swift Admits She’s ‘Dead’ Following Compliment From Madonna
Is Madonna a closeted Swiftie? Basically. The Queen of Pop recently opened up about her love of pop's new princess, Taylor Swift, paying her a huge compliment.
Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan Will Fill AT&T Stadium With Their Egos at ACM Awards
Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan are gearing up for another year hosting the Academy of Country Music Awards together, and although the venue is changing, you can expect that their friendship will pay off in the form of hilarious jokes for those of us watching.
Lady Antebellum Sing National Anthem at College Football Playoff Championship [Watch]
Lady Antebellum spent their Monday night (Jan. 12) at the first-ever College Football Playoff Championship. The trio kicked off the game by singing a beautiful rendition of 'The Star-Spangled Banner.'
Taylor Swift Sends Fan $1989 to Help With Student Loans
Christmas is over, but Taylor Swift's giving spirit isn't. The singer has once again gone above and beyond to help a fan in need, this time, financially.
Kelly Clarkson Confirms New Album Is Pop, But Not Just Pop
New mom Kelly Clarkson's break from music seems to be coming to an end. The songstress used Twitter to reveal a few secrets about her forthcoming album to her fans.
Dierks Bentley to Headline Orpheuscapade Mardi Gras Parade
Dierks Bentley will head south come spring.
Taylor Swift Is ‘Obsessed’ With This Mashup of ‘Blank Space’ and ‘Style’ – See Why!
When Taylor Swift says she's "obsessed" with something, we should all take note.