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!
Brad Paisley, Blake Shelton + More Contribute to Doobie Brothers Country Covers Album
The Doobie Brothers are teaming up with some big artists to get a little country for a new release.
Legends George Strait, Garth Brooks Take on the Ice Bucket Challenge [Watch]
Two of the most impressive names in all of country music have risen to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. King George Strait and Mr. Garth Brooks were called out by several of their peers, and they both made good on the dare.
Miranda Lambert Goes Even Shorter With New Haircut
Miranda Lambert has always had long, gorgeous blonde hair -- until recently. After debuting a short, chicer style, the superstar has gone even shorter!
Randy Houser, Lee Brice and Jerrod Niemann Perform on Opry Stage Together [Watch]
Randy Houser, Lee Brice and Jerrod Niemann had a huge Wednesday night on July 30. The three friends got to perform on the Grand Ole Opry stage together.
Blake Shelton Gets Iced, Helps Adam Levine, Carson Daly Take Ice Bucket Challenge [Watch]
Blake Shelton was called out to take the Ice Bucket Challenge, and he stepped up, taking fellow 'The Voice' stars Carson Daly and Adam Levine with him.
Florida Georgia Line Prove ‘Anything Goes’ on ‘GMA,’ Announce New Album
Anything goes for Florida Georgia Line. The duo arrived at the 'Good Morning America' Summer Concert Series on Friday morning (Aug. 15) armed to not only deliver a rockin' performance, but also make a huge announcement.
Carrie Underwood Booked as Super Bowl 2015 Halftime Performer?
Every year, fans anxiously await the announcement of the Super Bowl halftime performer ... could that person be country superstar Carrie Underwood in 2015?
Reba McEntire Shares Precious Memory of Robin Williams
Shortly after the devastating news of Robin Williams' death broke, fans and celebs alike took to social media to mourn. Reba McEntire shared a fond memory of the late actor, remembering an event she and Williams attended together, at which she was the emcee.
Luke Bryan Wakes Us Up With ‘Good Morning America’ Party [Watch]
Luke Bryan had an early wakeup call on Friday (Aug. 8)! The singer crashed New York City's Central Park to play several of his biggest hits for the 'Good Morning America' Summer Concert Series.
Tim McGraw Settles Slapping Incident With Fan the ‘Old-Fashioned Way’
Tim McGraw received a swarm of media attention for an incident involving a fan who got a little too close at his Atlanta concert recently. Thankfully, the matter has since been settled -- outside of court.
Gary LeVox Sick, Rascal Flatts Cancel Upcoming Tour Dates
Three upcoming Rascal Flatts concerts have unfortunately been canceled, as frontman Gary LeVox is ill.