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!
Kenny Chesney Breaks His Own Record in Philadelphia
Kenny Chesney's summer stadium shows aren't a new concept, but the star manages to reinvent the wheel with each passing year — and people are coming out in droves.
They Know People: See Country Artists With Their Most Famous Friends
We already know that the genre's biggest stars hang out together, like Luke Bryan and Jason Aldean, who go fishing regularly. But in addition to their peers, country artists also spend time with celebrities from other walks, like acting.
Charley Jenkins: ‘If It Wasn’t for Music, We Wouldn’t Get Up in the Afternoon’
Charley Jenkins didn't refer to Country Jam Colorado 2015 as a festival; he dubbed it a "family reunion." The Utah native took the stage on the last day of the event, and he saw lots of familiar faces in the crowd.
Tracy Lawrence Finds Out Who His Friends Are With Tim McGraw Duet at ToC Fest 2015
Tracy Lawrence took the stage at the 2015 Taste of Country Festival in the afternoon heat and got the crowd involved in a loud singalong, but it was when headliner Tim McGraw joined his buddy for "Find Out Who Your Friends Are" that the 20,000 fired-up country fans really went crazy.
9 Best Dressed Stars at the 2015 CMT Awards
Even though the CMT Awards are a little more casual of an awards show, that doesn't stop our favorite country stars from dressing in their very best. Country's finest showed up to the awards Wednesday night (June 10) looking country sexy -- but some looked a little better than others.
‘What Ever Happened to … ?’ Country Artists That Kinda Disappeared
"Dust on the Bottle" and "Ode to Billie Joe" are songs we all know the words to — we've sung along to them on more than one occasion — they were huge hits! But what ever happened to David Lee Murphy and Bobbie Gentry?
LOL! Blake Shelton’s Funniest Tweets
Blake Shelton has more than 12 million followers on Twitter, and for good reason! The "Sangria" singer's sense of humor stole our hearts long before The Voice, but the show has made him a worldwide star. And with that fame comes great responsibility to make people crack up, appar…
Taylor Swift Is a Complete Butt-Kicking Broad in ‘Bad Blood’ Music Video
Taylor Swift was a woman on everyone's mind leading up to the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Sin City. She lead the nominations for with at total of 14, and she got to debut her intense music video for "Bad Blood."
Peyton Manning and Dierks Bentley Duet on ‘Folsom Prison Blues’ [Watch]
When football star Peyton Manning celebrates something, he invites all of his famous friends to the party. Dierks Bentley was on hand at Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital on Friday night (May 8), and took the stage with the sportsman for a duet of the Johnny Cash classic "Folsom Pr…