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!
Justin Moore’s Oldest Daughter Goes as His American Country Countdown Awards Date
Justin Moore had the cutest date at the first-ever American Country Countdown Awards on Monday (Dec. 15), and there's no way his wife was jealous that he took another lady.
Carrie Underwood and Baby Bump Enjoy a Night Out at the Opry
Carrie Underwood isn't letting her growing baby bump keep her at home. The singer made her rounds at the Grand Ole Opry over the weekend, rubbing elbows with a few famous faces.
Country Babies Born in 2014 [Pictures]
2014 was happy year for many country singers who welcomed new bundles of joy! More than a few artists expanded their families this year, which means a whole new generation of country fans and tiny country singers have entered the world.
Dustin Lynch Makes Little Girl Cry, Admits He ‘Can’t Win ‘Em All’ [Watch]
As it turns out, kids aren't as crazy about Dustin Lynch as the ladies seem to be. And one dad learned the hard (and hilarious) way just how mad your little girl gets when you try to trade her favorite 'Frozen' song for country music.
Eric Church’s Touching ‘Talladega’ Music Video Spans Man’s Entire Lifetime
Eric Church's 'Talladega' video makes a visual out of the fact that the song is about a lot more than racing. The clip spans one man's entire lifetime while he lays in a hospital bed, reminiscing before his death.
Jana Kramer Is Leather-Clad Santa in Nationwide Commercial [Watch]
Jana Kramer has taken on a role in another Nationwide ad. The singer is an anti-thief in the commercial, using her acrobatic skills (and gorgeous black leather suit) to help those in need.
Jason Aldean Hints at a Holiday Wedding to Fiancee Brittany Kerr
Are those wedding bells growing louder? Jason Aldean and Brittany Kerr are engaged, and the two could marry sooner rather than later.
Carrie Underwood Announces Women’s Fitness Line, Calia by Carrie
Carrie Underwood's love of staying in shape will help the mom-to-be launch a new venture. The singer has teamed up with Dick's Sporting Good to create Calia by Carrie Underwood, a line of fitness lifestyle apparel.
Craig Wayne Boyd Covers Johnny Cash, ‘I Walk the Line’ on ‘The Voice’ [Watch]
Taylor Swift Honored With First-Ever Dick Clark Award for Excellence at 2014 AMAs
Taylor Swift had a big Sunday. After opening the 2014 American Music Awards with a performance, the 'Shake It Off' hitmaker was honored with the inaugural Dick Clark Award for Excellence. To top it off, a music icon presented Swift with the award.
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.