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!
Luke Bryan Snags Favorite Male Country Artist at 2014 American Music Awards
He was one of just a few country stars in attendance at the 2014 American Music Awards Sunday night (Nov. 23), and Luke Bryan didn't walk away empty-handed. The star beat out two other huge country acts to win Favorite Male Artist: Country.
Brantley Gilbert Wins Favorite Country Album at the 2014 American Music Awards
On Sunday night (Nov. 23), Brantley Gilbert took home his very first American Music Award, and it was a big one. Gilbert was honored with Favorite Album - Country, besting some pretty big names.
Garth Brooks Brings ‘People Loving People’ to 2014 AMAs Live Via Satellite
Garth Brooks is busier than ever, especially now that his comeback album is on store shelves. The country singer is bringing new songs to fans on the road each night, so he couldn't make the 2014 American Music Awards Sunday night (Nov. 23). But that didn't mean he couldn't perform.
Three-Year-Old Invites Miranda Lambert to His Birthday Party and It’s Adorable! [Watch]
Three-year-old Ronan has one wish and one wish only this year: he wants superstar Miranda Lambert to come to his birthday party!
People Magazine Confirms What We Already Knew: Blake Shelton Is Sexy!
Newsflash: Blake Shelton is darn sexy! Officially, too -- the country singer was named one of the sexiest men alive in 2014 by People magazine.
Rascal Flatts Booked for Residency at Las Vegas’ Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
Naturally, most people think of Nashville as country music's mecca, but Las Vegas is quickly becoming a second home for the genre. The most recent act to take residency is Rascal Flatts, who are booked for a short run at the Joint, which is located inside the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.
Justin Moore’s New Baby Girl Isn’t Allowing the Singer Much Sleep
Justin Moore's third daughter was born this summer, and apparently, she is a noisy one! Whether awake or asleep, Rebecca Klein is a Chatty Cathy, which is affecting the singer's ability to catch some shut-eye. However, he doesn't seem to mind.
Scotty McCreery Pays Tribute to Veterans With Heartwarming ‘The Dash’ Video
Scotty McCreery is a strong supporter of servicemen and women -- something he proves each night on tour -- and in honor of Veterans Day, the 'Feelin' It' singer wanted to go the extra mile to show his gratitude.
Eric Church Joins Kenny Chesney’s Big Revival Tour for Five Stadium Shows
As if Kenny Chesney's Big Revival Tour could get any bigger, Eric Church has announced he'll be joining the superstar for five stadium shows!
Taylor Swift Is a Crazy Girl in Glamorous, But Creepy ‘Blank Space’ Video
Remember that time Carrie Underwood showed her cheating lover why he shouldn't have strayed? Taylor Swift's 'Blank Space' video takes that to a whole new level.
Faith Hill Hitting the Big Screen Again in ‘Dixieland’
Faith Hill is returning to the big screen for the first time since 2004 -- the singer just wrapped filming for 'Dixieland,' a crime drama.
‘Shake It Off’ to Taylor Swift With a Little 1989 Jazzercise [Watch]
Taylor Swift's 'Shake It Off' is upbeat, fun and just an all-around-great weekend jam. It's also perfect for a 1989 jazzercise video ... and we mean perfect!