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!
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.
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.
Taylor Swift Teases Mysterious ‘Style’ Music Video [Watch]
Taylor Swift is dropping yet another single from her '1989' album, and she's got the music video ready to roll out with it. The songstress took to Instagram to share a very mysterious, intriguing teaser with her fans.
Thomas Rhett Channels Bruno Mars, Makes ‘Uptown Funk’ Country [Watch]
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.
WYRK Toyota Taste of Country Star Dierks Bentley Plays Stripped Down Version of ‘Riser’ on…
Dierks Bentley took his band to New York City to play 'Riser' on the 'Late Show With David Letterman,' and they delivered with a moving performance that was almost entirely acoustic.
Miranda Lambert, Dierks Bentley + More Stun at the 2015 Grammy Awards [Pictures]
The Grammy Awards are Music's Biggest Night for good reason, and the 2015 event was no different, with stars of all genres putting on their Sunday best for the show.
Lennon and Maisy From ‘Nashville’ Cover ‘Boom Clap,’ and It’s Beautiful [Watch]
'Nashville' stars Lennon and Maisy took a step away from country music with their most recent cover. The adorable duo gave a big upbeat hit a stripped down acoustic remake and it's so beautiful, you may be moved to tears.
Mickey Guyton Gets Over Her Ex in ‘Better Than You Left Me’ Video [Watch]
Mickey Guyton's video for her single, 'Better Than You Left Me,' is a visual many women can relate to.
Taylor Swift Has Trademarked ‘This Sick Beat,’ Other Original Phrases
Let it be known that Taylor Swift is more than just a talented stage act -- she's also an incredibly savvy businesswoman.
Carrie Underwood Makes a ‘Cameo’ in ‘Pitch Perfect 2′ Trailer [Watch]
Carrie Underwood is making an appearance in the 'Pitch Perfect 2' movie ... sort of. One of the mom-to-be's biggest hits will used during a battle performance by the Bellas.