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!
Scariest Tour Bus Accidents Involving Country Artists [Pictures]
The tour bus is their home away from home. These are pretty scary.
10 Sexiest Male Country Stars of 2016
Who is the No. 1 sexiest man in country music this year?
See Country Music’s Beloved Furry Friends [Pictures]
Dogs are a
man's woman's country singer's best friend — cats, too!
Surf’s Up! Check Out Kenny Chesney’s Best Beach Pictures
Sorry, Jake Owen — Kenny Chesney is unquestionably country music's original beach bum. Don't believe us? Check out these pictures showing the No Shoes Nation leader's best moments in the sand.
Maddie & Tae, Cam and More Rock Girls With Guitars Event [Pictures]
The fourth-annual Girls with Guitars took place at the Patchogue Theatre in Patchogue, New York on May 10, and as expected, it was full of girl power!
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.
Kids Singing Country Songs: Garth Brooks, ‘The Dance’
Garth Brooks' "The Dance" is an iconic song, one of those special tracks that hits you right in the gut. Eighteen-year-old Dustin Chapman attempted to cover the popular song, and he succeeded in a touching way.
Prince Dead at 57: Country Stars React to the News
Prince was found dead on Thursday (April 21) — unexpected news which has shocked the world, including the country music world.
Kids Singing Country Songs: Willie Nelson, ‘Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain’
The story behind this young boy's Willie Nelson cover is a truly inspiring one. Logan Blade is autistic, and he doesn't speak — but boy can he sing!
Kids Singing Country Songs: Thomas Rhett, ‘Die a Happy Man’
Thomas Rhett's "Die a Happy Man" is already super sweet, but in this cover it gets an adorable makeover! Three-year-old Braylon belts the cover into his microphone, strumming his guitar. Watch this, but be warned: he will melt your heart.
Kids Singing Country Songs: Dustin Lynch, ‘Cowboys and Angels’
Kids love music, and if you're raising them right, they love country music the most. But singing along to the radio or dancing to CDs don't hold a candle to Braxton's experience — he got to take the stage with Dustin Lynch!
Kids Singing Country Song: Tegan Marie Covers Maddie & Tae’s ‘Downside of Growing Up’
In this video, Tegan Marie tries out Maddie & Tae's song "Downside of Growing Up" in her bedroom.
Country Weddings and Engagements in 2015 [Pictures]
2015 must have been the year of the ring, because country artists popped the question and accepted proposals left and right! Celebrate the love of artists like Jason Aldean, Eric Paslay and more in this sweet collection of photos.
Stars Dress Up for the 2015 CMA Awards — See Red Carpet Pictures!
Country Music's Biggest Night isn't just about the music — it's also about the fashion. The moment the artists hit the 2015 CMA Awards red carpet, the gowns sparkled and the suits impressed.
Watch the 2015 CMA Awards Red Carpet Live Stream
The 2015 CMA Awards are Nov. 4, and Taste of Country has big news we think you'll appreciate.
See Carrie Underwood’s Best CMA Awards Looks Through the Years
Carrie Underwood has been hosting the CMA Awards for eight years, but she's been attending since long before that.