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!
Miranda Lambert Rocks a Bikini, Shows Off Fabulous Beach Bod in Hawaii
While on tour stop in Hawaii, a hardworking Miranda Lambert thankfully got a little time for some R&R. The singer hit the beach and showed off her bangin' beach bod.
Blake Shelton Looks Toward ‘Neon Light’ in Breakup Anthem Video
Blake Shelton takes fans for a fun, wild ride in his mostly live video for 'Neon Light.' The breakup anthem is a pick-me-up, and what better way to celebrate a breakup than with a Shelton show?
Luke Bryan Rides by ‘The Tonight Show’ to Perform ‘Roller Coaster’ [Watch]
Luke Bryan spent his Wednesday night (Sept. 10) performing on 'The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.' The country superstar brought his latest single 'Roller Coaster' along for the ride.
Blake Shelton Poses as Pizza Hut Worker ‘Stephen,’ Sells Pizzas Undercover [Watch]
Blake Shelton took pizza lovers by surprise when he showed up at a California Pizza Hut to sell a few pies. The funny singer posed as a worker named Stephen, going undercover, but how can a six-foot-tall (and lots of change) celebrity really blend in?
Luke Bryan Brings Kid Onstage, Gives Him a Lesson in Butt-Shakin’ [Watch]
Luke Bryan is known for shaking it, but usually, he goes at it alone. However, on a recent tour stop in Chicago, the superstar decided to share the wealth, bringing a young fan onstage to teach him some of his most famous moves.
Taylor Swift Really, Really, Really Loves Her Cats – Here’s Video Proof! (VIDEO)
Taylor Swift doesn't keep her love for cats a secret -- especially her cats! The starlet uses social media, live TV shows and interviews to profess her love for her furry feline friends, Meredith and Olivia Benson, as is evident in this fun compilation video.
John King Surprised With Grand Ole Opry Debut, Calls Mom With Good News [Watch]
Country artists dream of the day they'll get to play the Grand Ole Opry. For John King, it'll soon be a dream come true. While visiting our sister station WGNA, King was surprised with the great news that he'll be taking the Opry stage ... and of course he had to call his mom!
George Strait and Garth Brooks: America’s Favorite Country Musicians
An annual poll has confirmed what many people already knew: King George Strait and Garth Brooks are America's favorite country stars.
Scotty McCreery Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge ‘In a Very Big Way’ [Watch]
Scotty McCreery has accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge "in a big way." He didn't just take an ice bucket challenge, he took the "F-150 edition," as he calls it.
Willie Nelson Has Some Nifty Card Tricks Up His Sleeve [Watch]
Willie Nelson is a man of many talents, apparently including some skills he's not famous for -- like card tricks!