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!
Florida Georgia Line Break Taylor Swift’s Most-Added Song Record
Florida Georgia Line have a lot to be excited about lately ... like the fact that despite having just been released, their new single 'Dirt' is already breaking records!
Garth Brooks’ Ireland Comeback Shows Officially Canceled
After a glimmer of hope and a hint of promise, it has been confirmed that all five of Garth Brooks' Ireland comeback shows are canceled.
Kenny Chesney Releases ‘The Big Revival’ Album Artwork
Kenny Chesney has already dropped his upcoming album's first single and announced the release date. Now, he's ready to share the album's colorful artwork with his fans.
Scotty McCreery’s ‘Feelin’ It’ Video Takes Him to the Beach With Friends
Summer is here, and so is Scotty McCreery's feel-good 'Feelin' It' video.
Kip Moore Challenges Ticket Scalper via Twitter, Offers Him $1000 to Show His Face
Kip Moore has been very vocal lately about his feelings toward ticket scalpers. Now, he's gone so far as to personally challenge one on on Twitter.
Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood’s Shows Snag Emmy Nods
Blake Shelton and Carrie Underwood are each looking at a prestigious honor outside of their usual realm -- they both have shows that have been nominated for Emmys!
Florida Georgia Line Launch Dirt Campaign
Now that Florida Georgia Line have dropped their newest single 'Dirt,' they've also announced the Dirt Campaign to run alongside it.
Brantley Gilbert and His Dog Announce More Let It Ride Tour Dates
Brantley Gilbert and his best bud Sylo took to Facebook Tuesday night to announce some exciting news. Gilbert and his pup revealed the second leg of the singer's Let It Ride Tour via YouTube video.
All Five of Garth Brooks’ Ireland Comeback Shows Canceled
All five of Garth Brooks' scheduled comeback concerts in Dublin, Ireland have been canceled after negotiations were unsuccessful. The Dublin city council threatened to cancel two of the five shows, to which Brooks decided that it was all or nothing.
Tim McGraw Visits Cincinnati Children’s Hospital [Watch]
Country superstar and dedicated father of three Tim McGraw took some time out from his tour schedule to visit with the kids at the Cincinnati Children's Hospital before his concert there. He even did a little Q&A with some of the kids!
Brad Paisley Brings ‘River Bank’ to ‘Rising Star’ Stage [Watch]
Brad Paisley did double duty Sunday night (July 6) when he played his part as judge on ABC's 'Rising Star' and performed 'River Bank' on the show's stage.