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 & Mel Kick Their ‘Bad Habit’ in This Exclusive Video Premiere
Luke & Mel are a British country act who've already made an impact in the United Kingdom. And now that they've released their new single "Bad Habit," they want to share the music video with Taste of Country readers first.
Hey, That’s Me! Country Stars’ Best Selfies
If we know anything about celebrities, it's that they love a good selfie, and country stars aren't excluded from that.
A Load of BS: See How Blake Shelton Has Changed Through the Years
Blake Tollison Shelton (better known as Blake Shelton) was born on June 18, 1976 in Ada, Oklahoma. He came on to the country music scene in 2001 with his single, "Austin." That song's success was just the beginning for Shelton.
2016 CMT Music Awards Winners
The always-fun CMT Awards had a star-studded list of nominees for seven categories, including a new one for this year.
Stars Shimmer and Shine on the 2016 CMT Music Awards Red Carpet [Pictures]
The CMT Music Awards are one of the summer's most fun TV events for country music. This year, stars showed up on the pink — not red — carpet looking casual, yet stylish and ready for a fun night of music.
Your CMA Fest Outfit Guide, Straight From Reba McEntire’s Clothing Line [Pictures]
Reba McEntire will have a big, fashionable presence at CMA Fest 2016. The country music legend will host a booth showcasing her clothing line at Dillard's, spotlighting pieces that are perfect for festival season.
Kacey Musgraves Teases Festive Christmas Album
Kacey Musgraves is celebrating Christmas in June! The "Dime Store Cowgirl" turned to Instagram to give an early holiday announcement to her 442K followers.
Seven Country Artists With Unbelievable Swagger
A true sense of swagger in a country star is hard to define, but when it’s there, you know it.
What Music Video Is This Picture From?
The music video this still comes from is beautiful and simple. It's the visual for a deep, meaningful song and only the singer's second single. Do you think you know this video?
Country Fabulous: Stars Walk the American Country Countdown Awards Red Carpet
After a year-long hiatus, the American Country Countdown Awards returned on Sunday night (May 1) in a big way. Some of the biggest names in country music showed up looking fabulous to present, perform and take home prizes.
George Strait, Kacey Musgraves Shine on Opening Night of Las Vegas Run [Pictures]
George Strait and Kacey Musgraves gave their fans in Las Vegas a show to remember on Friday night (April 22), and Taste of Country was on hand to snap some exclusive photos of that memorable gig.
Prince Dead at 57: Country Stars React to the News
Prince was found dead on Thursday (April 21) — unexpected news which has shocked the world, including the country music world.