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!
Garth Brooks Dishes on His ‘Long Vacation,’ Performs ‘Mom’ on ‘Jimmy Kimmel’ [Watch]
Garth Brooks reminisced about how far he's come over the years during a stop at 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' this week. The icon also performed his latest single, 'Mom' -- this time without getting choked up.
Craig Wayne Boyd, Lynyrd Skynyrd Do ‘Sweet Home Alabama’ on ‘The Voice’ [Watch]
Yes, Craig Wayne Boyd won Season 7 of 'The Voice,' but it was before his name was called that he got the opportunity of a lifetime. The country rocker took the stage with Southern rockers Lynyrd Skynyrd during Tuesday's finale.
Blake Shelton Channels His Inner Rap Star With ‘U Can’t Touch This’ [Watch]
We know Blake Shelton is many things: talented singer, hilarious country superstar, winning 'The Voice' coach and proud husband. But did you know he's also a talented rapper? No, really!
Justin Moore’s Oldest Daughter Goes as His American Country Countdown Awards Date
Justin Moore had the cutest date at the first-ever American Country Countdown Awards on Monday (Dec. 15), and there's no way his wife was jealous that he took another lady.
Craig Wayne Boyd Kicks Off ‘The Voice’ Finale With ‘Keep Your Hands to Yourself’
Craig Wayne Boyd was the first to perform during Tuesday night's (Dec. 16) 'The Voice' finale.
Carrie Underwood and Baby Bump Enjoy a Night Out at the Opry
Carrie Underwood isn't letting her growing baby bump keep her at home. The singer made her rounds at the Grand Ole Opry over the weekend, rubbing elbows with a few famous faces.
Craig Wayne Boyd Debuts ‘My Baby’s Got a Smile on Her Face’ During ‘The Voice’ Finals
Craig Wayne Boyd used Monday night's 'The Voice' finale to debut a new song called 'My Baby's Got a Smile on Her Face,' which was gifted to him by coach Blake Shelton.
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Kelly Clarkson Performs Winning ‘American Idol’ Song 12 Years Later [Watch]
Kelly Clarkson took everyone back in time when she performed at the Miss Vietnam competition. The now-star sang 'A Moment Like This,' her winning song from 'American Idol,' twelve years after winning the reality competition.
Taylor Swift Wears Lingerie, Performs Two Songs at 2014 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show [Wa…
The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show is perhaps the sexiest television event of the year, and in 2014, it got a little sexier thanks to Taylor Swift, of all people. The pop-country star rocked lingerie -- yes, really! -- while performing two '1989' tracks for viewers.
Jake Owen Says His Mom ‘Encouraged’ Him to Cut His Long Hair
Jake Owen made a big change recently, cutting his famously long locks in exchange for a slicked-back, shorter 'do. He says it was a little nagging from his mom that helped him decide to go all in and give himself a brand new look.