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!
Trisha Yearwood Gushes Over Her ‘Biggest Cheerleader,’ Husband Garth Brooks
Trisha Yearwood and Garth Brooks are one of country music greatest love stories. The couple work and play together well, and they have for almost 10 years! Now, the country singer is gushing over how great Garth is behind the scenes.
Miranda Lambert Goes Without Makeup for People’s Most Beautiful Women Issue
It's no surprise that Miranda Lambert is a natural beauty, but it's rare to see her without makeup.
Brett Eldredge Dons a Straight Jacket for ‘Lose My Mind’ Video
Brett Eldredge is crazy — or at least, he is in his "Lose My Mind" music video. The clip shows the singer in a straight jacket, as he's lost his mind all because of one hot girl.
Meghan Linsey Brings a Taste of ‘Home’ to ‘The Voice’ [Watch]
Meghan Linsey brought the house down on Monday night's (April 20) Top 10 episode of The Voice with a soulful rendition of Marc Broussard's song "Home."
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill Skipped the ACM Awards for a Good Reason
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill were noticeably absent from Sunday night's (April 19) ACM Awards, but the power couple had a pretty good reason for skipping out.
You’ve Got to See This Horse Dancing to Billy Ray Cyrus’ ‘Achy Breaky Heart’
We echo Billy Ray Cyrus when we say that this is the best thing ever. The '90s hitmaker's most famous work of art, "Achy Breaky Heart," has always been a line-dancing favorite, but it's usually humans doing the foot-stompin'. Not at a recent rodeo, however.
Scotty McCreery Sings With His Mom on Easter Sunday [Watch]
Scotty McCreery spent Easter 2015 at home with family, and it was a special day, as the "See You Tonight" and his mother came together for a beautiful duet at their hometown church.
Casey James Admits He Pranked Fans With Shaved Head Video
Casey James went to great lengths to pull an April Fool's Day joke on his fans. The "Fall Apart" singer posted a video with his "new haircut" — a shaved head — on Twitter, but as suspected, it was an elaborate prank!
Cute Kids Singing Country Songs: Blake Shelton and Ashley Monroe, ‘Lonely Tonight’
Blake Shelton and Ashley Monroe's collaboration for "Lonely Tonight" is a little on the sexy side -- but when these two kids cover it, it gets a different makeover that is all about the vocals. Dawson Anderson and Kelsey Bridges take the cover on in a studio and their harmonies are sh…
Blake Shelton Leaves the Romancin’ to Someone Else in Sexy ‘Sangria’ Video
As if Blake Shelton's "Sangria" wasn't sexy enough, now there's a video to go along with it. However, Shelton doesn't play the leading man here, as Miranda Lambert must have been booked — actors fill in as the romancin' couple instead.