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!
Lady Antebellum Book Bucket List Show for Charles Kelley’s Birthday
Lady Antebellum have added an important show to their 2015 Wheels Up Tour. The trio announced they'll be playing their first-ever concert at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena.
Carrie Underwood Unveils Powerful ‘Little Toy Guns’ Video [Watch]
Carrie Underwood's 'Little Toy Guns' video carries the same powerful a message as the song.
Trisha Yearwood Reveals Details for Third Cookbook
Trisha Yearwood is bringing her cooking from the TV straight to your kitchen with her new cookbook. This cookbook, her third, focuses on the lighter side of food.
Keith Urban + Eric Church Take Us Behind the Scenes of ‘Raise ‘Em Up’ [Watch]
Keith Urban, like many of us, is a fan of Eric Church. He asked Church to join him for 'Raise 'Em Up,' and the rest is history. Now they're taking fans behind-the-scenes of the recording process.
Loretta Lynn Joins Jack White Onstage in Nashville for ‘Portland, Oregon’ Duet [Watch]
Jack White had a homecoming of sorts on Wednesday night (Jan. 28) when he played Nashville. He brought along Loretta Lynn for the show, and the country sweetheart joined him on stage for an incredible duet.
Tyler Farr Enlists Cute Kids to Help Him Earn ACMs Votes [Watch]
The countdown for the Academy of Country Music Awards is on, and Tyler Farr wants your votes! And apparently, the singer knows country fans can't say no to cute kids.
Taylor Swift Admits She’s ‘Dead’ Following Compliment From Madonna
Is Madonna a closeted Swiftie? Basically. The Queen of Pop recently opened up about her love of pop's new princess, Taylor Swift, paying her a huge compliment.
Kenny Chesney Sells Out Both Big Revival Tour Kickoff Shows
Kenny Chesney is kicking off his Big Revival Tour with two huge Nashville shows. Fans in Music City were so eager to grab tickets to the event, that both shows have officially sold out.
Chase Rice Gets Butt-Naked to Pull in ACM Awards Votes [Watch]
Chase Rice really, really wants you to vote for him. Like, really. The 'Ready, Set, Roll' hitmaker wants to be a 2015 ACM Awards New Artist of the Year finalist so bad, he's getting naked.
Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan Will Fill AT&T Stadium With Their Egos at ACM Awards
Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan are gearing up for another year hosting the Academy of Country Music Awards together, and although the venue is changing, you can expect that their friendship will pay off in the form of hilarious jokes for those of us watching.
Sam Hunt Brings ‘Take Your Time’ to TV With Soulful Performance on ‘Ellen’ [Watch]
Before his tour kicks off this week, Sam Hunt had a little dress rehearsal, singing his new single 'Take Your Time' on 'Ellen.' The always-encouraging hostess even bragged about the country newcomer's accomplishments before he took the stage.