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!
‘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!
Faith Hill Debuts New Pixie Cut at 2014 CMA Awards
Just when we thought Faith Hill couldn't get any more gorgeous, she surprises us! The stunning star stepped out on the 2014 CMA Awards red carpet with a fresh, new pixie haircut.
2014 CMA Awards Best Dressed Pictures
The 2014 CMA Music Awards brought out the best in country music, which also meant the best in fashion. Most country stars dress to the nines for Country Music's Biggest Night, and this year, there were so many who took our breath away!
2014 CMA Awards Worst Dressed Pictures
Sure, high fashion was in attendance at the 2014 CMA Awards, but not everyone got the memo. As much as we love 'em for their music, these folks left a lot to be desired on the red carpet, looks-wise. Do you agree with our picks for the 2014 CMA Awards Worst Dressed list?
2014 CMA Awards Red Carpet Pictures
Country stars put on their very best threads for not only the TV time, but the 2014 CMA Awards red carpet, too! Country Music's Biggest Night brings out the best suits, designer gowns and even a few cowboy hats! Hey, it is country.
More 2014 CMA Awards Performers Announced
The 48th annual CMA Awards are quickly approaching, and a few big names have already been announced as performers.
Hunter Hayes to Play in Nashville Before the CMA Awards to Honor Servicemen + Women
Hunter Hayes is kicking off the CMA Awards week with a party! The 'Invisible' singer will throw his very own celebration in downtown Nashville on Monday (Nov. 3) with a free show.
Luke Bryan Breaks Personal Touring Record With 1.7 Million Fans in 2014
It was a monstrous year for Luke Bryan! The singer shook it in front of 1.7 million fans combined over the course of of his That's My Kind of Night Tour, Spring Break shows and Farm Tour.
Kenny Chesney and Jason Aldean Add Brantley Gilbert to Stadium Tour Lineup
The big news just keeps coming for Kenny Chesney and Jason Aldean's stadium tour. Brantley Gilbert has been added to the lineup for 15 stadium shows in 2015.
Kelly Clarkson Covers Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake It Off,’ Is Still Phenomenal [Watch]
At a Saturday night's (Oct. 25) concert in Buffalo, Kelly Clarkson brought out a cover that no one expected. The original 'American Idol' showed fans she's a true Swiftie with her own version of Taylor Swift's 'Shake It Off.'
Taylor Swift Says ‘Country Music Teaches You to Work’
Taylor Swift may have have blossomed into pop, but her roots will always be in country music.
Florida Georgia Line’s Brian Kelley Adds JagDeer Tattoo to His Growing Ink Collection
Florida Georgia Line's Florida boy, Brian Kelley, has added another artistic tattoo to his constantly growing ink collection! The singer got a jagdeer permanently tatted on his right forearm.