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!
Keith Urban, Thompson Square + More Heat Up Day 2 of Country Jam 2015 [Pictures]
Consider Country Jam Colorado the train that never runs out of steam.
‘What Ever Happened to … ?’ Country Artists That Kinda Disappeared
"Dust on the Bottle" and "Ode to Billie Joe" are songs we all know the words to — we've sung along to them on more than one occasion — they were huge hits! But what ever happened to David Lee Murphy and Bobbie Gentry?
Peyton Manning and Dierks Bentley Duet on ‘Folsom Prison Blues’ [Watch]
When football star Peyton Manning celebrates something, he invites all of his famous friends to the party. Dierks Bentley was on hand at Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital on Friday night (May 8), and took the stage with the sportsman for a duet of the Johnny Cash classic "Folsom Pr…
Miranda Lambert Goes Without Makeup for People’s Most Beautiful Women Issue
It's no surprise that Miranda Lambert is a natural beauty, but it's rare to see her without makeup.
Brett Eldredge Dons a Straight Jacket for ‘Lose My Mind’ Video
Brett Eldredge is crazy — or at least, he is in his "Lose My Mind" music video. The clip shows the singer in a straight jacket, as he's lost his mind all because of one hot girl.
Carrie Underwood’s Greatest Hits Combined for Truly Epic Mashup
What's better than one great Carrie Underwood song? All of her best releases rolled in one fast-paced mashup, of course!
Meghan Linsey Brings a Taste of ‘Home’ to ‘The Voice’ [Watch]
Meghan Linsey brought the house down on Monday night's (April 20) Top 10 episode of The Voice with a soulful rendition of Marc Broussard's song "Home."
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill Skipped the ACM Awards for a Good Reason
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill were noticeably absent from Sunday night's (April 19) ACM Awards, but the power couple had a pretty good reason for skipping out.
Thomas Rhett Celebrates Another No. 1 and a Brand New Hit
Thomas Rhett enjoys celebrating a No. 1 hit, but that doesn't mean he's not focused on the future. While partying it up in honor of "Make Me Wanna," he chatted with Taste of Country about what's to come!
You’ve Got to See This Horse Dancing to Billy Ray Cyrus’ ‘Achy Breaky Heart’
We echo Billy Ray Cyrus when we say that this is the best thing ever. The '90s hitmaker's most famous work of art, "Achy Breaky Heart," has always been a line-dancing favorite, but it's usually humans doing the foot-stompin'. Not at a recent rodeo, however.
Cute Kids Singing Country Songs: Blake Shelton and Ashley Monroe, ‘Lonely Tonight’
Blake Shelton and Ashley Monroe's collaboration for "Lonely Tonight" is a little on the sexy side -- but when these two kids cover it, it gets a different makeover that is all about the vocals. Dawson Anderson and Kelsey Bridges take the cover on in a studio and their harmonies are sh…