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!
5 Hottest Summer Tours of 2016
If you only see one concert this summer, consider seeing one of the 5 Hottest Summer Tours of 2016.
Scariest Tour Bus Accidents Involving Country Artists [Pictures]
Country singers spend a lot of time on their home away from home: the tour bus. With that much time on the road, they're bound to encounter a few accidents, but some have been pretty scary.
Stars Who’ve Suffered Unthinkable Tragedies
It may seem like it's always glitz and glam for country music's biggest stars, but they didn't all come by their storytelling ability naturally. Sadly, many singers have encountered great tragedies in their lives, or have overcome sharp odds to get where they are today.
10 Sexiest Male Country Stars of 2016
Who is the No. 1 sexiest man in country music this year?
Thomas Rhett Becomes a Belieber at Justin Bieber’s Nashville Show
Thomas Rhett is a Belieber — or at least he was at Monday night's (June 27) Justin Bieber concert in Nashville.
Hey, That’s Me! Country Stars’ Best Selfies
If we know anything about celebrities, it's that they love a good selfie, and country stars aren't excluded from that.
Country Artists Party, Collaborate at the 2016 CMT Music Awards [Pictures]
The 2016 CMT Music Awards were one heck of a party in downtown Nashville. Country's biggest names came to play along with athletes, artists from other genres and even Doug the Pug!
2016 CMT Music Awards Winners
The always-fun CMT Awards had a star-studded list of nominees for seven categories, including a new one for this year.
What Music Video Is This Picture From?
This pretty lady is at the forefront of this music video that makes us ready for a vacation! The singer is living life on a tropical dream trip when he meets the girl of his dreams. Do you know what music video this beautiful blonde stars in? Take a guess!
Kacey Musgraves Teases Festive Christmas Album
Kacey Musgraves is celebrating Christmas in June! The "Dime Store Cowgirl" turned to Instagram to give an early holiday announcement to her 442K followers.
Kids Singing Country Songs: Cole Swindell, ‘You Should Be Here’
Five-year-old Case took the stage at his school talent show to cover Cole Swindell's "You Should Be Here" — and the reason will melt your heart.
Kids Singing Country Songs: Dolly Parton, ‘Jolene’
"Jolene" is one of Dolly Parton's signature songs, and it's been covered countless times since it was released back in 1973.