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!
Garth Brooks Announces First Florida Tour Dates in 17 Years
Garth Brooks is heading to the Sunshine State! After a long 17-year absence, the legend adds Florida to his 2014 world tour dates.
Garth Brooks Could Surpass Elvis Presley With Digital Music Sales
Garth Brooks is finally going digital in 2014, and now that he's releasing music on a new format, the country legend could be poised to surpass music icon Elvis Presley in sales, and maybe even the Beatles.
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.
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.
Taylor Swift’s Red Tour Breaks Country Music Record
She's done it again. Taylor Swift has broken yet another record -- and this time it's because of her Red Tour.
After Swimming With Sharks, How Will Brett Eldredge Celebrate His Next No. 1?
To celebrate his first No. 1 with 'Don't Ya,' Brett Eldredge decided he'd do something a little dangerous and go skydiving. Now that he's racked up his second No. 1, he's planning to swim with sharks. No, really.
Dolly Parton Responds to Glastonbury Festival Lip-Synching Rumors
Following her performance at England's Glastonbury Festival on Sunday (June 29), Dolly Parton is responding to rumors that she lip-synched during her set.
Granger Smith Sweeps the Country in ‘If Money Didn’t Matter’ Video [Exclusive Premiere]
Granger Smith gives fans a backstage glimpse of what his live shows entail in his 'If Money Didn't Matter' video. From the cold and snow of the mountains to late nights on the road, new fans and new venues, the clip finds the singer all over the U.S.
Dolly Parton and Richie Sambora Duet at England’s Glastonbury Festival [Watch]
England's Glastonbury Festival is already a popular five-day music festival, but this year, it got even cooler. Dolly Parton played the event on June 29, and she had quite a special guest join her for a surprise duet.
Jennifer Nettles and Carrie Underwood Duet ‘9 to 5′ on the Opry Stage [Watch]
Jennifer Nettles and Carrie Underwood make playing the Grand Ole Opry look easy. The pair got together on the historic stage recently to play their own rendition of a well-loved Dolly Parton classic.