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!
Tyler Farr Enlists Cute Kids to Help Him Earn ACMs Votes [Watch]
The countdown for the Academy of Country Music Awards is on, and Tyler Farr wants your votes! And apparently, the singer knows country fans can't say no to cute kids.
Taylor Swift Has Trademarked ‘This Sick Beat,’ Other Original Phrases
Let it be known that Taylor Swift is more than just a talented stage act -- she's also an incredibly savvy businesswoman.
Chase Rice Gets Butt-Naked to Pull in ACM Awards Votes [Watch]
Chase Rice really, really wants you to vote for him. Like, really. The 'Ready, Set, Roll' hitmaker wants to be a 2015 ACM Awards New Artist of the Year finalist so bad, he's getting naked.
Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan Will Fill AT&T Stadium With Their Egos at ACM Awards
Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan are gearing up for another year hosting the Academy of Country Music Awards together, and although the venue is changing, you can expect that their friendship will pay off in the form of hilarious jokes for those of us watching.
Craig Wayne Boyd Locks in Opening Slot During Rascal Flatts’ Las Vegas Residency
It looks like 'The Voice' has made Rascal Flatts fans of winner Craig Wayne Boyd. The trio have enlisted the Team Blake member to open for them in Las Vegas!
Garth Brooks Tests His Country Music Knowledge on ‘Today’ [Watch]
Garth Brooks didn't just get his latest Platinum album while on 'Today' Thursday (Jan. 8), he also had a little fun. He tested his country music IQ against Hoda Kotb, and you'd be surprised what happened.
Luke Bryan Sips Helium, Sings ‘That’s My Kind of Night’ [Watch]
Luke Bryan plus helium balloons equals hilarity! During a visit to 'The Bobby Bones Show,' the star singer sucked on a balloon before performing his hit song, 'That's My Kind of Night.'
Iraq Veteran Pops the Question During a John Michael Montgomery Song [Watch]
An Iraq veteran was having a super sweet moment with his girlfriend during a John Michael Montgomery song and he made it even more special when he popped the question! You may need a tissue for this story.
Country Music’s Best Looks of 2015 — See Pictures!
2015 looked good on many of country music's biggest stars. Singers pushed the fashion scale as far as they could this year, giving entertainers in other realms a run for their money.
Brantley Gilbert Reveals He’ll Be ‘Laying a Little Low’ This New Year’s Eve
Brantley Gilbert won't be having a 'Small Town Throwdown' this New Year's Eve. Instead, the singer says his plans will most likely involve a low-key night off.
‘Elf’ Inspired Darius Rucker’s ‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’ Duet With Sheryl Crow
It's hard to find someone who doesn't enjoy a good holiday flick, especially Will Ferrell's charming 'Elf.' Darius Rucker even found a little inspiration in the Christmas movie!