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!
Dierks Bentley Recalls ‘Totally Crazy’ Way He Secured a Spot at His First CMA Awards
Dierks Bentley is nominated for a total of five big awards at the 2014 CMA Awards, but he remembers a time when it wasn't that easy for him to find his name in lights during Country Music's Biggest Night.
Hunter Hayes to Play in Nashville Before the CMA Awards to Honor Servicemen + Women
Hunter Hayes is kicking off the CMA Awards week with a party! The 'Invisible' singer will throw his very own celebration in downtown Nashville on Monday (Nov. 3) with a free show.
Little Big Town Are Officially the Newest Members of the Grand Ole Opry
Little Big Town received a huge honor on Friday, Oct. 17. They were inducted into the Grand Ole Opry family, and it's a pretty special place for them. It's also the first place they ever publicly performed together!
Taming the Sexy Beast: Luke Bryan Plans to Tone Down His Booty Shakin’ in the Future
Ladies, you'll want to sit down for this. These days, Luke Bryan is known for shakin' his groove thang in concert -- in skin-tight jeans, no less -- but the star admits he won't pull the Beyonce moves at his shows forever.
Sara Evans to Spread Holiday Cheer With ‘At Christmas’ Album
Although it's a little early, Sara Evans is in the holiday spirit! And she hopes that jolly attitude will rub off on her fans when she releases her new holiday album, 'At Christmas.'
See Lady Antebellum Perform ‘Bartender’ at the Grand Ole Opry [Exclusive Premiere]
It's always a party when Lady Antebellum are asked to play the iconic Grand Ole Opry circle. Recently, the trio stopped by to deliver their big hit 'Bartender.'
Tyler Farr Gets the Girl in ‘A Guy Walks Into a Bar’ Music Video
Tyler Farr keeps himself busy in the music video for 'A Guy Walks Into a Bar.' He plays his love song outside of a dimly lit tunnel, then serves up some drinks and breaks up a fight at a bar. And in the end, he gets the girl. Phew!
Eric Church Embarking on a Second Leg of the Outsiders World Tour in 2015
His Outsiders World Tour has been exceptionally successful, so Eric Church is adding a second leg. The run includes stops in Nashville, Las Vegas, San Jose and many more cities.
Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert Give Kelly Clarkson’s Baby Girl the Best Gift Ever
Kelly Clarkson's baby girl, River Rose, is sure is lucky. Not only does she have an expansive 'family' in country music's biggest stars, but "Aunt" Miranda Lambert and "Uncle" Blake Shelton have gifted her with her first guitar!
Jason Aldean Raises Over $660K for Breast Cancer Research
Jason Aldean celebrated the release of his new 'Old Boots, New Dirt' album by giving back. The star's annual Concert for the Cure brought in huge numbers for Susan G. Komen and breast cancer research -- to the tune of $660,909!