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!
Country Artists We’ve Lost in 2014 [Pictures]
This year, country music -- and music in general -- suffered some big losses. Several great artists passed away, but their mark on music will be remembered forever, whether famous for their vocal talents, songwriting skills or playing abilities.
Justin Moore’s New Baby Girl Isn’t Allowing the Singer Much Sleep
Justin Moore's third daughter was born this summer, and apparently, she is a noisy one! Whether awake or asleep, Rebecca Klein is a Chatty Cathy, which is affecting the singer's ability to catch some shut-eye. However, he doesn't seem to mind.
2014 CMA Awards Best Dressed Pictures
The 2014 CMA Music Awards brought out the best in country music, which also meant the best in fashion. Most country stars dress to the nines for Country Music's Biggest Night, and this year, there were so many who took our breath away!
2014 CMA Awards Worst Dressed Pictures
Sure, high fashion was in attendance at the 2014 CMA Awards, but not everyone got the memo. As much as we love 'em for their music, these folks left a lot to be desired on the red carpet, looks-wise. Do you agree with our picks for the 2014 CMA Awards Worst Dressed list?
2014 CMA Awards Red Carpet Pictures
Country stars put on their very best threads for not only the TV time, but the 2014 CMA Awards red carpet, too! Country Music's Biggest Night brings out the best suits, designer gowns and even a few cowboy hats! Hey, it is country.
Dierks Bentley Recalls ‘Totally Crazy’ Way He Secured a Spot at His First CMA Awards
Dierks Bentley is nominated for a total of five big awards at the 2014 CMA Awards, but he remembers a time when it wasn't that easy for him to find his name in lights during Country Music's Biggest Night.
More 2014 CMA Awards Performers Announced
The 48th annual CMA Awards are quickly approaching, and a few big names have already been announced as performers.
Trisha Yearwood Set to Make Cameo on ‘Nashville’ During Faux CMA Awards
Trisha Yearwood soon make her 'Nashville' debut!
Jason Aldean Dishes on How New Record Is Different and Why It Was Necessary
Jason Aldean revealed a new sound when he released 'Burnin' It Down' from his new album, and in a recent interview, the singer explains why the album release "formula" was different -- and necessary -- this time around.
Reba McEntire First Artist to Sign With Nash Icon Music Label
Reba McEntire's much-anticipated big announcement Tuesday morning (Oct. 21) is that she's the very first artist to sign to Nash Icon Music, a venture between Big Machine Label Group and Cumulus Media.
Dustin Lynch Injured by Flying Beer Can at Florida Concert
Dustin Lynch got a little more than he was expecting while playing a show at the Mullet Festival in Niceville, Florida on Oct. 17. While Lynch was finishing a cover song, one not-so-nice fan got a little too excited and hurled a full beer can toward the stage, which hit the country singer in the fac…