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!
Maddie and Tae Release Empowering Video for ‘Fly’ [Watch]
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Carrie Underwood Reveals ‘Guilt-Free Pleasure’ Lipsticks, Dishes on Beauty Routine [Watch]
Carrie Underwood is the beautiful new face of Almay makeup, and in the newest ad, she's dishing on her "guilt-free pleasure" from the line.
10 Pics That Prove Reba McEntire Does Throwback Thursday Best
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‘The Voice’ Hopeful Cody Wickline Nails George Jones Cover, a Spot on Team Blake
Cody Wikline knows how it's done. The country hopeful got chairs turning during the Blind Auditions of The Voice on Monday night (Feb. 23) with a rendition of a George Jones classic.
Sam Hunt, Thomas Rhett and Cole Swindell to Battle for ACMs New Artist of the Year
It's safe to say Sam Hunt, Thomas Rhett and Cole Swindell are having a happy this Wednesday, as the three men have been named final New Artist of the Year nominees leading up to the 2015 ACM Awards.
2015 Taste of Country Music Festival Lineup Profile: LoCash
Chris Lucas and Preston Brust of LoCash are ready to make 2015 their year. During that time they'll perform at the 2015 Taste of Country Music Festival. The Festival runs from June 12-14 at Hunter Mountain in New York.
Scotty McCreery Covers Conway Twitty’s ‘Hello Darlin” at the Opry [Watch]
There aren't a lot of songs Scotty McCreery's deep voice can't handle, but Conway Twitty's "Hello Darlin'" was practically made for him.
Kenny Chesney Celebrates Adventurous ‘Wild Child’ in Beautiful Video
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Keith Urban and Eric Church Light Up the Sky With ‘Raise ‘Em Up’ Lyric Video
Fans are hoping a music video will come from Keith Urban and Eric Church's collaboration "Raise 'Em Up," but for now, this lyric video will have to do. The lyrics to the hit song are shown against a sky full of fireworks.
The Great Keith Urban Debate: Ponytail or No Ponytail?
When Keith Urban showed up to the 2015 Grammy Awards with wife Nicole Kidman on Sunday night (Feb. 8), he looked a little ... different. The Aussie had pulled his signature shaggy, blond locks into a messy little ponytail -- and social media went absolutely crazy.
Thomas Rhett Channels Bruno Mars, Makes ‘Uptown Funk’ Country [Watch]