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!
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.
LOL! Blake Shelton’s Funniest Tweets
Blake Shelton has more than 12 million followers on Twitter, and for good reason! The "Sangria" singer's sense of humor stole our hearts long before The Voice, but the show has made him a worldwide star. And with that fame comes great responsibility to make people crack up, appar…
Taylor Swift Is a Complete Butt-Kicking Broad in ‘Bad Blood’ Music Video
Taylor Swift was a woman on everyone's mind leading up to the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Sin City. She lead the nominations for with at total of 14, and she got to debut her intense music video for "Bad Blood."
The Band Perry Bring ‘Uptown Funk’ to iHeartRadio Country Festival [Watch]
The Band Perry put on a high-energy, exciting show during the iHeartRadio Country Festival in Austin, but there was one part of their show that really stood out. The sibling trio covered "Uptown Funk," and really got the party started.
Ashley Monroe Reveals Track Listing, Release Date for New Album
Good news for Ashley Monroe fans! The beautiful blonde is set to release her second album from Warner Bros. Records this summer.
From ‘Indian Outlaw’ to Chiseled Superstar: See Tim McGraw Through the Years!
Samuel Timothy Smith — or Tim McGraw, as we now know him — was born on May 1, 1967 in Delhi, Louisiana. Music has always been in this star's veins, and he began pursuing his dreams of being a country music singer in 1989. Since then, we've watched him age gracefully and chise…
Taylor Swift Reaches Out to 12-Year-Old Battling Cancer
You could say that Taylor Swift's "thing" is making dreams come true for her biggest fans. So when the "Style" singer heard about a pre-teen battling cancer via social media and, she gave the young girl a call to tell her that she's rooting for her.
Trisha Yearwood Gushes Over Her ‘Biggest Cheerleader,’ Husband Garth Brooks
Trisha Yearwood and Garth Brooks are one of country music greatest love stories. The couple work and play together well, and they have for almost 10 years! Now, the country singer is gushing over how great Garth is behind the scenes.
Miranda Lambert Goes Without Makeup for People’s Most Beautiful Women Issue
It's no surprise that Miranda Lambert is a natural beauty, but it's rare to see her without makeup.
Meghan Linsey Brings a Taste of ‘Home’ to ‘The Voice’ [Watch]
Meghan Linsey brought the house down on Monday night's (April 20) Top 10 episode of The Voice with a soulful rendition of Marc Broussard's song "Home."
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill Skipped the ACM Awards for a Good Reason
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill were noticeably absent from Sunday night's (April 19) ACM Awards, but the power couple had a pretty good reason for skipping out.