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!
‘Shake It Off’ to Taylor Swift With a Little 1989 Jazzercise [Watch]
Taylor Swift's 'Shake It Off' is upbeat, fun and just an all-around-great weekend jam. It's also perfect for a 1989 jazzercise video ... and we mean perfect!
Florida Georgia Line’s Brian Kelley Adds JagDeer Tattoo to His Growing Ink Collection
Florida Georgia Line's Florida boy, Brian Kelley, has added another artistic tattoo to his constantly growing ink collection! The singer got a jagdeer permanently tatted on his right forearm.
Taming the Sexy Beast: Luke Bryan Plans to Tone Down His Booty Shakin’ in the Future
Ladies, you'll want to sit down for this. These days, Luke Bryan is known for shakin' his groove thang in concert -- in skin-tight jeans, no less -- but the star admits he won't pull the Beyonce moves at his shows forever.
Sara Evans to Spread Holiday Cheer With ‘At Christmas’ Album
Although it's a little early, Sara Evans is in the holiday spirit! And she hopes that jolly attitude will rub off on her fans when she releases her new holiday album, 'At Christmas.'
Ordained Minister Brantley Gilbert to Wed Fans During Music Festival
Brantley Gilbert is a talented songwriter and performer, the leader of BG Nation and an expert at a 'Small Town Throwdown,' but he's also an ordained minister! The 'Bottoms Up' singer is making a couple of fans' dreams come true when he helps them say "I do" n…
‘Duck Dynasty’ Star Sadie Robertson Joins ‘Dancing With the Stars’ for Season 19
Enter: a dancing Duck! Sadie Robertson, best known as a member of the 'Duck Dynasty' family, is apparently joining the upcoming season of 'Dancing With the Stars.'
Randy Travis on the Road to Recovery, Friends Report
Brad Paisley on Breastfeeding Mom at Concert Debacle: ‘It Seemed She Did the Absolute Wron…
A woman claims she was kicked out of a recent Brad Paisley concert in San Diego for breastfeeding. Police disagreed strongly, and Paisley -- who talked about the incident on radio this week -- says he does, too.
Scotty McCreery’s ‘Feelin’ It’ Video Takes Him to the Beach With Friends
Summer is here, and so is Scotty McCreery's feel-good 'Feelin' It' video.
Post-CMT Awards Party Turns Into Karaoke Session With Blake Shelton
It's always a party when Blake Shelton is around and the post-CMT Awards Party was no different. James Van Der Beek says that Shelton turned the party into a wild night of karaoke (and he was the coach!).
Brad Paisley Honors Firefighters With Song in New Disney Film ‘Planes: Fire and Rescue’
Brad Paisley is paying tribute to our firefighters in the most fun way imaginable! He's writing -- and recording -- an original song called 'All In' for the upcoming Disney film 'Planes: Fire and Rescue.'
Randy Travis Makes Rare Appearance at Dolly Parton Concert
Randy Travis stepped out in public -- a rarity since his 2013 stroke -- for his friend Dolly Parton's concert.