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-FM’ Shut Down By Singer’s Legal Team
Garth Brooks many not have been happy with a radio station that pulled a stunt using his name and likeness. Over Memorial Day weekend, WRKA in Louisville, Ky. started calling themselves GARTH-FM and played all Brooks all the time, until they were told to stop by the hitmaker's legal team.
Lee Ann Womack Announces New Album Details
Lee Ann Womack fans are going to be pleased to know the singer has announced the release of her next album, her first release in nearly seven years.
Toby Keith, Carrie Underwood + More Come Together for All-Star Salute to the Troops
CBS took a night off from regularly scheduled programming to help the Academy of Country Music pay tribute to our troops. The Academy had big-time country talent and military join together to celebrate the hard work these men and women put in on a daily basis.
Thomas Rhett Gets Emotional After ‘Get Me Some of That’ Hits No. 1
Thomas Rhett is on fire! The 24-year-old has scored his second consecutive back-to-back No. 1 hit with his latest single, 'Get Me Some of That.'
Craig Morgan Enjoying a Familiar Ride With ‘Wake Up Lovin’ You’
Things have come full circle for Craig Morgan. There are a lot of similarities between where he was with his song 'That's What I Love About Sunday' and where he is now with his new song 'Wake Up Lovin' You.'
Watch: Scotty McCreery Performs ‘Feelin’ It’ on ‘American Idol’
Scotty McCreery made his energetic return to the 'American Idol' stage Thursday night (May 15) performing his new single, 'Feelin' It' before the final two contestants were revealed.
Brad Paisley to Join Kesha, Ludacris on ABC’s ‘Rising Star’
It's officially official! Brad Paisley has been added to the panel for ABC's summer reality show, 'Rising Star.' He's holding it down for country music but will be joined by two other talented artists.
Could ‘Nashville’ Leave Nashville?
ABC's hit show, 'Nashville,' is right where it should be -- in Music City -- but the show is currently in talks about its third season which could potentially take it elsewhere.
The Band Perry Play High School Show
One lucky group of high school students got to take an hour away from being studious to rock out to the The Band Perry in their school gym. Wilson Central High, just outside of Nashville, won a State Farm Contest and the prize was an hour long performance by the sibling trio.
Keith Urban Discovers Ryan Seacrest’s Secret Talent
There is no lack of talent on the set of 'American Idol' but sometimes that talent has yet to be discovered. This week, behind-the-scenes of the reality show, Keith Urban discovered even Ryan Seacrest has a hidden talent.
Carrie Underwood Makes Billboard Milestone Award Top 3
Carrie Underwood is holding it down for country music. After three weeks of fan-voting, she is the only country star remaining on the 2014 Billboard Milestone Award ballot.
Easton Corbin Premieres Sexy New Video for ‘Clockwork’
Things get steamy for Easton Corbin in his sexy new video for his single, 'Clockwork.' The video shows a love triangle between Corbin and two women. It fits the lyrics to his song perfectly.