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’s ‘Say You Do’ Video Finds Singer Heartsick and Alone
Dierks Bentley's 'Say You Do' is a more serious release for the singer following 'Drunk on a Plane.' The video may have one thing in common with the previous, but it's a drastic change musically.
Jason Aldean Stops by ‘Jimmy Kimmel,’ Brings Pyro and Two New Tracks [Watch]
Jason Aldean stopped by 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' on Monday night (Sept. 22) to perform two tracks from his forthcoming album. He pulled out all the stops for his hot performances, including a few pyrotechnics!
Mom-to-Be Carrie Underwood Reveals Most Inspirational People in Her Life
When it comes to music, artists can find inspiration from a long list of talented acts that came before them. But when it comes to parenting? That list is shorter -- and there's just two people who inspire Carrie Underwood most.
Taste of Style: Country Stars Celebrate Their Own Fashion Week
Fashion Week doesn't only happen in New York! As far as country artists are concerned, fashion is a constant, and this week, they showed the Big Apple how Nashville dresses to impress.
#NextUp: Dustin Lynch Lays Down ‘Where It’s At’ Acoustic [Watch]
Dustin Lynch's sophomore album 'Where It's At' dropped Tuesday (Sept. 9), and the lead single just so happens to be the title song. So, naturally, when the rising star stopped by the Taste of Country studio to perform, he had to give us an incredible acoustic version of the …
Kelly Clarkson and Nicki Minaj Share a Love of One Another’s Curvy, Hot Bodies
Kelly Clarkson and Nicki Minaj aren't a pair you'd expect to see exchanging compliments, but the two singers share ties to pop music ... and apparently a respect for each other's sexy bodies!
See Country Artists Wearing the American Flag [Watch]
Country stars prove time and time again that they're oozing with love for America. Often, singers will show their patriotism by wearing an American flag on stage, and we've created a collection of photos of the best of artists wearing the 50 stars and 13 stripes!
Luke Bryan Rides by ‘The Tonight Show’ to Perform ‘Roller Coaster’ [Watch]
Luke Bryan spent his Wednesday night (Sept. 10) performing on 'The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.' The country superstar brought his latest single 'Roller Coaster' along for the ride.
Jason Aldean Calls CMA Awards Snub ‘Frustrating’ and ‘Disappointing’
The 2014 CMA Awards nominees were recently announced, but one big name was missing from the list. Despite having a huge touring year in this year alone, Jason Aldean's name was nowhere to be found.
Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood Hang With Lady Gaga in Chicago
Garth Brooks has quite the fanbase -- celebrities will no doubt be flocking to his comeback tour shows, and worldwide superstar Lady Gaga is no exception.
Holly Bobo’s Remains Found in Decatur County, Tenn.
During a press conference on Monday night (Sept. 8), the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation confirmed that remains found in Decatur County, Tenn. were those of Holly Bobo, the cousin of country singer Whitney Duncan.