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!
Rascal Flatts Booked for Residency at Las Vegas’ Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
Naturally, most people think of Nashville as country music's mecca, but Las Vegas is quickly becoming a second home for the genre. The most recent act to take residency is Rascal Flatts, who are booked for a short run at the Joint, which is located inside the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.
Don’t Expect to Find Jason Aldean in Any Steamy Music Video Love Scenes
Sure, Jason Aldean's 'Burnin' It Down' video is super sexy, but originally, there was an even steamier plan.
See Country Stars’ Best Selfies [Pictures]
If we know anything about celebrities, it's that they love a good selfie, and country stars aren't excluded from that. Social media is great in that way -- artists can connect with their fans and vice-versa, which means we have a firsthand look at any fun selfies our favorite singers are s…
Country Artists We’ve Lost in 2014 [Pictures]
This year, country music -- and music in general -- suffered some big losses. Several great artists passed away, but their mark on music will be remembered forever, whether famous for their vocal talents, songwriting skills or playing abilities.
Justin Moore’s New Baby Girl Isn’t Allowing the Singer Much Sleep
Justin Moore's third daughter was born this summer, and apparently, she is a noisy one! Whether awake or asleep, Rebecca Klein is a Chatty Cathy, which is affecting the singer's ability to catch some shut-eye. However, he doesn't seem to mind.
Sam Hunt Kicking Off 2015 With Lipstick Graffiti Headlining Tour
Sam Hunt marked one thing off his bucket list when 'Leave the Night On' reached the top of the charts. Now, he's hitting the road on a headlining tour!
Scotty McCreery Pays Tribute to Veterans With Heartwarming ‘The Dash’ Video
Scotty McCreery is a strong supporter of servicemen and women -- something he proves each night on tour -- and in honor of Veterans Day, the 'Feelin' It' singer wanted to go the extra mile to show his gratitude.
Taylor Swift Is a Crazy Girl in Glamorous, But Creepy ‘Blank Space’ Video
Remember that time Carrie Underwood showed her cheating lover why he shouldn't have strayed? Taylor Swift's 'Blank Space' video takes that to a whole new level.
Eric Church Joins Kenny Chesney’s Big Revival Tour for Five Stadium Shows
As if Kenny Chesney's Big Revival Tour could get any bigger, Eric Church has announced he'll be joining the superstar for five stadium shows!
Faith Hill Hitting the Big Screen Again in ‘Dixieland’
Faith Hill is returning to the big screen for the first time since 2004 -- the singer just wrapped filming for 'Dixieland,' a crime drama.
Ponytail or No Ponytail? The Band Perry Talk Fashion
The Band Perry are one of the best looking groups in country music -- always polished, well-styled and, of course, we can't forget those fabulous manes. The trio stopped by to chat with Taste of Country before the 2014 CMA Awards about their sense of fashion, in addition to new music.
‘Shake It Off’ to Taylor Swift With a Little 1989 Jazzercise [Watch]
Taylor Swift's 'Shake It Off' is upbeat, fun and just an all-around-great weekend jam. It's also perfect for a 1989 jazzercise video ... and we mean perfect!