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!
Blake Shelton Knocks Tabloids at His 5x No. 1 Party in Nashville
Blake Shelton had a lot to celebrate in Nashville last week. The singer commemorated a total of five No. 1 hits at a party at Midtown's Losers Bar. He took time to thank the many songwriters involved in helping him with his success, but since it's Shelton, he couldn't be completely serious!
Luke Bryan Attempts the ‘Whip’ and ‘Nae Nae’ Dance Moves [Watch]
Luke Bryan is practically known for his dance moves — he isn't afraid to shake it onstage for thousands of fans. But while the "Kick the Dust Up" singer has mastered his own hip-shakes, what about some new dance trends?
Kenny Chesney Leaves His Worries Behind in Tropical ‘Save It for a Rainy Day’ Video
Kenny Chesney and the beach are one and the same. His favorite thing is to transport to a tropical paradise far away, and the "Save It for a Rainy Day" video is no different. Chesney leaves his worries — and the woman he's thinking about — behind and enjoys a day on the water.
The Band Perry Bring ‘Uptown Funk’ to iHeartRadio Country Festival [Watch]
The Band Perry put on a high-energy, exciting show during the iHeartRadio Country Festival in Austin, but there was one part of their show that really stood out. The sibling trio covered "Uptown Funk," and really got the party started.
From ‘Indian Outlaw’ to Chiseled Superstar: See Tim McGraw Through the Years!
Samuel Timothy Smith — or Tim McGraw, as we now know him — was born on May 1, 1967 in Delhi, Louisiana. Music has always been in this star's veins, and he began pursuing his dreams of being a country music singer in 1989. Since then, we've watched him age gracefully and chisel himself physically, but at the end of the day, he's still the same ol' guy we know and love.
Miranda Lambert Goes Without Makeup for People’s Most Beautiful Women Issue
It's no surprise that Miranda Lambert is a natural beauty, but it's rare to see her without makeup.
Carrie Underwood’s Greatest Hits Combined for Truly Epic Mashup
What's better than one great Carrie Underwood song? All of her best releases rolled in one fast-paced mashup, of course!
Brett Eldredge Dons a Straight Jacket for ‘Lose My Mind’ Video
Brett Eldredge is crazy — or at least, he is in his "Lose My Mind" music video. The clip shows the singer in a straight jacket, as he's lost his mind all because of one hot girl.
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill Skipped the ACM Awards for a Good Reason
Blake Shelton Leaves the Romancin’ to Someone Else in Sexy ‘Sangria’ Video
Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton Trade Insults in Hilarious Game of ‘Would You Rather?’
Jake Owen Flawlessly Covers Garth Brooks’ ‘Unanswered Prayers’ [Listen]
See Pictures of Shirtless Country Singers (You’re Welcome!)
Carrie Underwood Reveals ‘Guilt-Free Pleasure’ Lipsticks, Dishes on Beauty Routine [Watch]
2015 Taste of Country Music Festival Lineup Profile: Jerrod Niemann