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!
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: Dolly Parton, ‘Jolene’
Dolly Parton is not an artist who is easy to cover. She's one of country's biggest legends and most impressive voices. Lauren Klepp turned to her YouTube page to do just that, and when you hear her voice you won't believe her age!
20 Country Music Pictures That Will Make You Feel Really Good
Despite our differences, the country music community is one big family.
Jessi Alexander Dishes on Gospel Song That ‘Came Deep From Blake Shelton’s Soul’
On Thursday night at the Life and Songs of Kris Kristofferson event, Alexander provided more details about a song she says "came deep from Blake's soul."
Luke Bryan Brings Dustin Lynch Along to ‘Kill the Lights’ in Connecticut [Pictures]
Luke Bryan's Kill the Lights Tour is still going strong, and on Feb. 26, the booty-shaking country singer brought that tour to Uncasville, Ct. He rocked the stage (and his hips) in front of a huge crowd, along with Dustin Lynch.
Carrie Underwood Lights Up Philly With Swon Brothers, Easton Corbin [Pictures]
Carrie Underwood's Storyteller Tour took on Philadelphia, Penn., on Feb. 22, where the superstar and her guests the Swon Brothers and Easton Corbin wowed the crowd.
Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani Spend Valentine’s Day at Pre-Grammys Party
Blake Shelton and girlfriend Gwen Stefani spent their Valentine's Day together at a high-profile pre-Grammys gala thrown by music industry icon Clive Davis, getting cozy enough to let everyone know how happy they are together.
‘American Idol’ Country Finalists: Where Are They Now?
We all know Carrie Underwood and Scotty McCreery rose to country royalty with the help of the reality show, but what about the other finalists who rocked a little twang?
What Music Video Is This Picture From?
Do you recognize this gorgeous desert scene? That old truck is driving down a secluded street in a certain music video, with a couple inside, taking a trip to a hole-in-the-wall pool hall. Do you think you know the video that includes this shot?
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.