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!
Carrie Underwood Shows Off Adorable Baby Bump at Ravinia Festival
Less than a week after announcing her pregnancy, Carrie Underwood stepped out to perform at Ravinia Festival with her baby bump in full view.
Hunter Hayes Performs ‘Tattoo’ on Jimmy Kimmel’s Outdoor Stage [Watch]
Hunter Hayes is gearing up for his big Tattoo (Your Name) Tour, and he prepared in a big L.A. way!
Luke Bryan Brings Kid Onstage, Gives Him a Lesson in Butt-Shakin’ [Watch]
Luke Bryan is known for shaking it, but usually, he goes at it alone. However, on a recent tour stop in Chicago, the superstar decided to share the wealth, bringing a young fan onstage to teach him some of his most famous moves.
Colt Ford Delivers ‘Drivin’ Around Song’ Acoustic [Watch]
Colt Ford stopped by the Taste of Country studio recently to perform his 'Drivin' Around Song.' The notoriously unique singer delivered the country rap song with just a few acoustic instruments, and we have the whole performance on video for you to enjoy.
Lee Brice Debuts ‘Drinking Class’ on ‘Late Show With David Letterman’ [Watch]
Lee Brice's 'I Don't Dance' album hits on Sept. 9, and the singer is amping up excitement with a brand new single. Brice stopped by 'The Late Show With David Letterman' to debut 'Drinking Class' on Tuesday (Sept. 2).
Garth Brooks Announces First Florida Tour Dates in 17 Years
Garth Brooks is heading to the Sunshine State! After a long 17-year absence, the legend adds Florida to his 2014 world tour dates.
Kenny Chesney Surprises Athens, Ga., With Popup Show
Kenny Chesney made a lot of University of Georgia students very happy when he played a surprise popup show in Athens over the weekend.
John King Surprised With Grand Ole Opry Debut, Calls Mom With Good News [Watch]
Country artists dream of the day they'll get to play the Grand Ole Opry. For John King, it'll soon be a dream come true. While visiting our sister station WGNA, King was surprised with the great news that he'll be taking the Opry stage ... and of course he had to call his mom!
See Hunter Hayes Perform ‘Tattoo’ at Iconic Grand Ole Opry [Exclusive Premiere]
During a recent trip to Nashville's iconic Grand Ole Opry, Hunter Hayes got a chance to perform his rockin' new single, 'Tattoo,' and show off his guitar skills.
‘Duck Dynasty’ Star Sadie Robertson Joins ‘Dancing With the Stars’ for Season 19
Enter: a dancing Duck! Sadie Robertson, best known as a member of the 'Duck Dynasty' family, is apparently joining the upcoming season of 'Dancing With the Stars.'
George Strait and Garth Brooks: America’s Favorite Country Musicians
An annual poll has confirmed what many people already knew: King George Strait and Garth Brooks are America's favorite country stars.
Don’t Panic: Sugarland Not Broken Up, But Don’t Expect Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush …
Sugarland continue to fight off rumors of a breakup, as they have been since announcing their solo ventures. Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush maintain they're not broken up as a duo, but when asked about a future tour together, they had very different answers.