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!
Blake Shelton Channels His Inner Rap Star With ‘U Can’t Touch This’ [Watch]
We know Blake Shelton is many things: talented singer, hilarious country superstar, winning 'The Voice' coach and proud husband. But did you know he's also a talented rapper? No, really!
Justin Moore’s Oldest Daughter Goes as His American Country Countdown Awards Date
Justin Moore had the cutest date at the first-ever American Country Countdown Awards on Monday (Dec. 15), and there's no way his wife was jealous that he took another lady.
Country Babies Born in 2014 [Pictures]
2014 was happy year for many country singers who welcomed new bundles of joy! More than a few artists expanded their families this year, which means a whole new generation of country fans and tiny country singers have entered the world.
Eric Church’s Touching ‘Talladega’ Music Video Spans Man’s Entire Lifetime
Eric Church's 'Talladega' video makes a visual out of the fact that the song is about a lot more than racing. The clip spans one man's entire lifetime while he lays in a hospital bed, reminiscing before his death.
Dustin Lynch Makes Little Girl Cry, Admits He ‘Can’t Win ‘Em All’ [Watch]
As it turns out, kids aren't as crazy about Dustin Lynch as the ladies seem to be. And one dad learned the hard (and hilarious) way just how mad your little girl gets when you try to trade her favorite 'Frozen' song for country music.
Jason Aldean Hints at a Holiday Wedding to Fiancee Brittany Kerr
Are those wedding bells growing louder? Jason Aldean and Brittany Kerr are engaged, and the two could marry sooner rather than later.
Jake Owen Surprises Fans by Daylighting as Uber Driver
Hopefully, Jake Owen is a good driver! The 'Beachin'' singer is taking some time away from his busy career as a country megastar on Friday (Nov. 21) for an ubercool reason.
Rascal Flatts Booked for Residency at Las Vegas’ Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
Naturally, most people think of Nashville as country music's mecca, but Las Vegas is quickly becoming a second home for the genre. The most recent act to take residency is Rascal Flatts, who are booked for a short run at the Joint, which is located inside the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.
Don’t Expect to Find Jason Aldean in Any Steamy Music Video Love Scenes
Sure, Jason Aldean's 'Burnin' It Down' video is super sexy, but originally, there was an even steamier plan.
Taylor Swift Is a Crazy Girl in Glamorous, But Creepy ‘Blank Space’ Video
Remember that time Carrie Underwood showed her cheating lover why he shouldn't have strayed? Taylor Swift's 'Blank Space' video takes that to a whole new level.
Kelly Clarkson Covers Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake It Off,’ Is Still Phenomenal [Watch]
At a Saturday night's (Oct. 25) concert in Buffalo, Kelly Clarkson brought out a cover that no one expected. The original 'American Idol' showed fans she's a true Swiftie with her own version of Taylor Swift's 'Shake It Off.'
Taylor Swift Says ‘Country Music Teaches You to Work’
Taylor Swift may have have blossomed into pop, but her roots will always be in country music.