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!
Trisha Yearwood Set to Make Cameo on ‘Nashville’ During Faux CMA Awards
Trisha Yearwood soon make her 'Nashville' debut!
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Jason Aldean Dishes on How New Record Is Different and Why It Was Necessary
Jason Aldean revealed a new sound when he released 'Burnin' It Down' from his new album, and in a recent interview, the singer explains why the album release "formula" was different -- and necessary -- this time around.
The Swon Brothers Dish on Musical Childhood, Secret Talents in ‘Cheat Sheet’
The Swon Brothers may not agree on their go-to date night slow jams, but they can agree on how to describe their childhood. The two say that they grew up musical, revealing that they always knew they were born to do this. Hear these stories and more in this edition of ToC's 'Cheat Sheet&ap…
Miranda Lambert to Duet With Meghan Trainor at 2014 CMA Awards
The CMA Awards will be crossing genres in 2014.
‘Anything Goes': Florida Georgia Line ‘Return’ to Themselves With ‘Dirt,’ New Producer [Wa…
With a new album comes a fresh Florida Georgia Line, but according to the 'Dirt' duo, it's not so much a "new" them as it is a return to what they've always known. In an exclusive interview with Taste of Country, the guys expand on this, their new producer and much…
Maddie and Tae Answer Hilarious Trivia Questions in ‘Napkins’ Game [Watch]
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Tyler Farr Gets the Girl in ‘A Guy Walks Into a Bar’ Music Video
Tyler Farr keeps himself busy in the music video for 'A Guy Walks Into a Bar.' He plays his love song outside of a dimly lit tunnel, then serves up some drinks and breaks up a fight at a bar. And in the end, he gets the girl. Phew!
Carrie Underwood Putting Motorcycle Lessons on Hold While Pregnant
Carrie Underwood isn't getting much use out of her gift from Miranda Lambert these days. Now that she's expecting, she's put her motorcycle lessons on hold ... until after the baby comes, at least.