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!
See Carrie Underwood’s Best CMA Awards Looks Through the Years
Carrie Underwood has been hosting the CMA Awards for eight years, but she's been attending since long before that.
10 Sexiest Voices in Country Music
Is it a low growl or the confidence to reach up and hit those delicate high notes? Is it crooning about candles and satin sheets that makes a voice sexy, or is it singing about guy stuff, like hunting and raising hell? You'll find all of the above in this list of the 10 sexiest voices in countr…
See Tim McGraw and Faith Hill’s Cutest and Craziest Photos Through the Years
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill make up one of country's most powerful (and most adorable) couples. That's why we're celebrating this phenomenal pair by reminiscing over some of their cutest — and craziest — moments!
Carrie Underwood’s 10 Best Single/Album Covers
Not long after she won the fourth season of American Idol, Carrie Underwood signed a record deal and started releasing music. As early as her first single, the singer has always represented her music with stunning album art and ever since then, Underwood's covers have seemed to grow even more g…
Get a Whiff of This: There’s Now a Luke Bryan Candle!
Ever watched Luke Bryan shake it on stage and wondered what he smells like? Okay, so it's probably not "warm and sweet," but the singer has linked up with famed candlemakers Yankee Candle to release his own wax and wick, anyway.
Luke Bryan Joins Exclusive Ranks After Massive Sold-Out Show
On July 11, Luke Bryan brought some famous friends to Nashville's Vanderbilt Stadium for one epic concert. The five-act show sold out, making Bryan the only country artist to sell out the venue among some big names.
Kenny Chesney Leaves His Worries Behind in Tropical ‘Save It for a Rainy Day’ Video
Kenny Chesney and the beach are one and the same. His favorite thing is to transport to a tropical paradise far away, and the "Save It for a Rainy Day" video is no different. Chesney leaves his worries — and the woman he's thinking about — behind and enjoys a day on the …
They Know People: See Country Artists With Their Most Famous Friends
We already know that the genre's biggest stars hang out together, like Luke Bryan and Jason Aldean, who go fishing regularly. But in addition to their peers, country artists also spend time with celebrities from other walks, like acting.
LOL! Blake Shelton’s Funniest Tweets
Blake Shelton has more than 12 million followers on Twitter, and for good reason! The "Sangria" singer's sense of humor stole our hearts long before The Voice, but the show has made him a worldwide star. And with that fame comes great responsibility to make people crack up, appar…
Peyton Manning and Dierks Bentley Duet on ‘Folsom Prison Blues’ [Watch]
When football star Peyton Manning celebrates something, he invites all of his famous friends to the party. Dierks Bentley was on hand at Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital on Friday night (May 8), and took the stage with the sportsman for a duet of the Johnny Cash classic "Folsom Pr…
From ‘Indian Outlaw’ to Chiseled Superstar: See Tim McGraw Through the Years!
Samuel Timothy Smith — or Tim McGraw, as we now know him — was born on May 1, 1967 in Delhi, Louisiana. Music has always been in this star's veins, and he began pursuing his dreams of being a country music singer in 1989. Since then, we've watched him age gracefully and chise…