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!
Chase Rice Opens Up About Performing for Late Dad for the First Time [Watch]
Chase Rice's album 'Ignite the Night' impacted Aug. 19 -- a very important day in the singer's life, as it was his late father's birthday. The singer opens up to Taste of Country about the first time he performed for his dad and how it affected his future in music...
Miranda Lambert Goes Even Shorter With New Haircut
Miranda Lambert has always had long, gorgeous blonde hair -- until recently. After debuting a short, chicer style, the superstar has gone even shorter!
Awesome! Reba McEntire, Shania Twain Take the Ice Bucket Challenge [Watch]
Reba McEntire has officially accepted her numerous challenges! The iconic singer got wet for the Ice Bucket Challenge, as did Canadian songstress, Shania Twain, making for two fun videos we never thought we'd see.
Florida Georgia Line Have Icy Challenge for Garth Brooks [Watch]
Will these Ice Bucket Challenge videos ever get old? Not likely -- and now, uber popular duo Florida Georgia Line have gone under the bucket, challenging a huge country superstar to follow.
Little Boy Born Without Cerebellum Sings With Lady Antebellum [Watch]
Lady Antebellum made a dream come true for a 6-year-old boy who was born without a cerebellum.
Does Billy Ray Cyrus Want to Set Miley Up With a Country Star? Rumor Has It …
Billy Ray Cyrus only wants the best for superstar daughter Miley Cyrus, but would she be best off in the arms of a country singer ... one like Kip Moore, perhaps?
Taylor Swift to Appear on ‘The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon’ Next Week
She hasn't revealed new music just yet, but Taylor Swift is heading to 'The Tonight Show' next week. The superstar will appear on the late night show with host Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday (Aug. 13).
Country Goes Rock During ‘CMA Fest: Country’s Night to Rock’ Broadcast
Country's hottest stars helped fans relive CMA Music Fest 2014 on Tuesday night (Aug. 5). Little Big Town hosted 'Country's Night to Rock' on ABC. They interviewed artists and showcased some of the festival's biggest performances.
Taylor Swift Visits Little Boy in Children’s Hospital, Plays Him Private Concert [Watch]
A little boy fighting a big battle got a much-needed pick-me-up over the weekend in the form of a visit from his favorite singer, Taylor Swift.
Wynonna Judd Will Spread Holiday Cheer on a Simpler Christmas Tour
This holiday season, Wynonna Judd will help her fans get into the Christmas spirit. The legendary singer is taking her strong vocals on the road for a Simpler Christmas Tour.
Blake Shelton Announces ‘Bringing Back the Sunshine’ Album
Blake Shelton stopped by 'The Today Show' Friday morning (Aug. 1) to announce a forthcoming album with all of the details.