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!
Sunny Sweeney Shares Sweet Soldier Moment, Photo Goes Viral
Sunny Sweeney happened upon a special moment while walking through an airport recently, so she pulled out her camera to capture the two men -- a civilian and solider -- praying together. The photo has since gone viral, and as a result, the soldier has been identified.
Brantley Gilbert Weds Alabama Couple During Mobile’s BayFest
Brantley Gilbert will do anything in the name of love! The star took some precious time during a stop at Mobile, Alabama's BayFest music festival on Oct. 5 to marry one very lucky couple, creating a once-in-a-lifetime memory.
Garth Brooks Reveals ‘Man Against Machine’ Album Cover
More information on the highly anticipated forthcoming Garth Brooks album is slowly trickling in. The legend -- who is making a monstrous comeback in 2014 -- has announced the title, 'Man Against Machine,' along with the cover art.
Jason Aldean Shocked by Compliment From Idol Garth Brooks
Jason Aldean realized exactly how much he's impacting the landscape of country music when he was mentioned by a country legend. Garth Brooks recently complimented the 'Burnin' It Down' singer in a press conference, and Aldean was understandably shocked!
Zac Brown Drops Thirty Pounds, Debuts Classier New Style
Zac Brown's look is evolving! If the singer seems a bit classier these days, it's because he's lost weight and has traded his famous beanie for some stylish new hats to start fresh with his latest partnership.
Blake Shelton Stops by ‘Today’ to Play ‘Earworm’ Single ‘Neon Light’
Blake Shelton stopped by 'Today' on Wednesday morning (Oct. 1) to play his single 'Neon Light' and talk about his new album, 'Bringing Back the Sunshine.'
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Joe Don Rooney of Rascal Flatts welcomed a new addition to his family with wife Tiffany Fallon in Nashville on Monday (Sept. 29). This is the third child for the happy couple.
Lady Antebellum and More Join Growing List of 2014 CMA Awards Performers
The 2014 CMA Awards just got a whole lot hotter with the announcement of three of country music's hottest bands.
Blake Shelton Attempting to Use Different Accents Will Make Your Day [Watch]
Blake Shelton's accent is just one of the very distinguishable things about the Oklahoma native, but wouldn't it be funny if he were English? Or Spanish?
Ordained Minister Brantley Gilbert to Wed Fans During Music Festival
Brantley Gilbert is a talented songwriter and performer, the leader of BG Nation and an expert at a 'Small Town Throwdown,' but he's also an ordained minister! The 'Bottoms Up' singer is making a couple of fans' dreams come true when he helps them say "I do" n…
Dierks Bentley’s ‘Say You Do’ Video Finds Singer Heartsick and Alone
Dierks Bentley's 'Say You Do' is a more serious release for the singer following 'Drunk on a Plane.' The video may have one thing in common with the previous, but it's a drastic change musically.