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!
Garth Brooks Breaks His Own Single-City Ticket Sales Record in Minneapolis
Those who doubted the success of Garth Brooks' grand re-entrance into country music are kicking themselves as they learn the news that the legend has set another record.
Luke Bryan Snags Huge Nod Among 2014 American Music Awards Nominees
The list of 2014 American Music Awards nominees indicates that things are changing in a big way. Country music is absolutely taking over, as Luke Bryan has been nominated for a huge multi-genre award!
Zac Brown Says It Was an ‘Absolute Honor’ to Record With the Doobie Brothers on ‘Black Wat…
The Doobie Brothers country collaboration album, 'Southband,' features a lot of big name country artists. The Zac Brown Band collaborated with the group on their song, 'Black Water,' and it was a dream come true for Zac Brown.
Florida Georgia Line Announce 2015 Anything Goes Tour With Thomas Rhett and Frankie Ballar…
Not only do Florida Georgia Line have new music on the way, but they're also gearing up for a big headlining tour, on which, apparently, 'Anything Goes.'
Carrie Underwood’s ‘Something in the Water’ Is Best-Selling First Week of Her Career
Carrie Underwood is raising the bar for herself with her new single 'Something in the Water.' The song marked the best-selling first week of the star's entire career!
Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert Growing Apart, Divorcing? Blake Says … [NSFW]
Judging by a recent tweet, Blake Shelton is growing pretty tired of tabloids running rumors about his marriage to Miranda Lambert.
Lady Antebellum Give Young Fan Something to Smile About in Latest ‘7FOR7′ Surprise [Watch]
Lady Antebellum keep the giving going in what may be their best '7FOR7' episode yet. In a third clip, the band give a beautiful 10-year-old girl a reason to smile again -- and boy does she need it.
Jason Aldean Shocked by Compliment From Idol Garth Brooks
Jason Aldean realized exactly how much he's impacting the landscape of country music when he was mentioned by a country legend. Garth Brooks recently complimented the 'Burnin' It Down' singer in a press conference, and Aldean was understandably shocked!
Zac Brown Drops Thirty Pounds, Debuts Classier New Style
Zac Brown's look is evolving! If the singer seems a bit classier these days, it's because he's lost weight and has traded his famous beanie for some stylish new hats to start fresh with his latest partnership.
It’s a Girl for Rascal Flatts’ Joe Don Rooney and Wife Tiffany Fallon
Joe Don Rooney of Rascal Flatts welcomed a new addition to his family with wife Tiffany Fallon in Nashville on Monday (Sept. 29). This is the third child for the happy couple.
Lady Antebellum and More Join Growing List of 2014 CMA Awards Performers
The 2014 CMA Awards just got a whole lot hotter with the announcement of three of country music's hottest bands.
Blake Shelton Attempting to Use Different Accents Will Make Your Day [Watch]
Blake Shelton's accent is just one of the very distinguishable things about the Oklahoma native, but wouldn't it be funny if he were English? Or Spanish?