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!
See Carrie Underwood’s Best CMA Awards Looks Through the Years
Carrie Underwood has been hosting the CMA Awards for eight years, but she's been attending since long before that.
Blake Shelton Knocks Tabloids at His 5x No. 1 Party in Nashville
Blake Shelton had a lot to celebrate in Nashville last week. The singer commemorated a total of five No. 1 hits at a party at Midtown's Losers Bar. He took time to thank the many songwriters involved in helping him with his success, but since it's Shelton, he couldn't be completely se…
Country Weddings and Engagements in 2015 [Pictures]
2015 must be the year of the ring, because country artists are popping the question and accepting proposals left and right! Celebrate the love of artists like Jason Aldean, Eric Paslay and more in this sweet collection of photos.
10 Sexiest Voices in Country Music
Is it a low growl or the confidence to reach up and hit those delicate high notes? Is it crooning about candles and satin sheets that makes a voice sexy, or is it singing about guy stuff, like hunting and raising hell? You'll find all of the above in this list of the 10 sexiest voices in countr…
Luke Bryan, Jason Derulo Connect for Really Incredible Karaoke Duet [Watch]
As one of the most successful stars in country music, it's not a secret that Luke Bryan has vocal talent. But this duet with R&B star Jason Derulo shows a completely new area of the "Kick the Dust Up" hitmaker's range. ... And wow!
Get a Whiff of This: There’s Now a Luke Bryan Candle!
Ever watched Luke Bryan shake it on stage and wondered what he smells like? Okay, so it's probably not "warm and sweet," but the singer has linked up with famed candlemakers Yankee Candle to release his own wax and wick, anyway.
Luke Bryan Joins Exclusive Ranks After Massive Sold-Out Show
On July 11, Luke Bryan brought some famous friends to Nashville's Vanderbilt Stadium for one epic concert. The five-act show sold out, making Bryan the only country artist to sell out the venue among some big names.
Kenny Chesney Leaves His Worries Behind in Tropical ‘Save It for a Rainy Day’ Video
Kenny Chesney and the beach are one and the same. His favorite thing is to transport to a tropical paradise far away, and the "Save It for a Rainy Day" video is no different. Chesney leaves his worries — and the woman he's thinking about — behind and enjoys a day on the …
Kenny Chesney Breaks His Own Record in Philadelphia
Kenny Chesney's summer stadium shows aren't a new concept, but the star manages to reinvent the wheel with each passing year — and people are coming out in droves.
Country Jam 2015: Tim McGraw Headlines Jam-Packed Day 3 [Pictures]
Country Jam 2015 will soon draw to a close, but there's still a full day of country music ahead — and the party shows no signs of slowing down. Day 3 of the festival was a huge one, with headliner Tim McGraw drawing a massive crowd after several other talented artists took the big s…
Keith Urban, Thompson Square + More Heat Up Day 2 of Country Jam 2015 [Pictures]
Consider Country Jam Colorado the train that never runs out of steam.