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!
Hottest Summer Singles of 2016
We've got a list of the 10 Hottest Summer Singles of 2016 — perfect for any pool day!
Scariest Tour Bus Accidents Involving Country Artists [Pictures]
Country singers spend a lot of time on their home away from home: the tour bus. With that much time on the road, they're bound to encounter a few accidents, but some have been pretty scary.
Stars Who’ve Suffered Unthinkable Tragedies
It may seem like it's always glitz and glam for country music's biggest stars, but they didn't all come by their storytelling ability naturally. Sadly, many singers have encountered great tragedies in their lives, or have overcome sharp odds to get where they are today.
10 Sexiest Male Country Stars of 2016
Who is the No. 1 sexiest man in country music this year?
Dolly Parton Inspires at Pure & Simple Tour Stop in Jersey [Pictures]
Dolly Parton is full of wisdom, pure and simple. The charismatic singer brought her Pure and Simple Tour to New Jersey's PNC Bank Arts Center, and during her entertaining set left the crowd with a few nuggets of wisdom.
Rodney Atkins Gives the Skinny on New Music at Music City Gives Back
Rodney Atkins hosted his sixth-annual Music City Gives Back event on Tuesday night (June 7) to help kick off CMA Fest in Nashville. Backstage before the event, the "Eat Sleep Love You Repeat" singer took a few minutes to chat with us about what it means to him — and when we can expe…
2016 CMT Music Awards Winners
The always-fun CMT Awards had a star-studded list of nominees for seven categories, including a new one for this year.
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.
Honoring Hag: Fellow Artists React to Merle Haggard’s Death
The country music world was rocked on Wednesday (April 6) by news of country legend Merle Haggard's death.
Artists Rock Out, Laugh a Lot and Fully Live the 2016 ACM Awards [Pictures]
The 2016 Academy of Country Music Awards started out with co-hosts Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley, but Blake Shelton couldn't stay away!