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!
See Pictures of the Scariest Tour Bus Accidents Involving Country Artists
The tour bus is their home away from home. These are pretty scary.
See Country Music’s Beloved Furry Friends
Dogs are a
man's woman's country singer's best friend — cats, too! Sure, our favorite artists have hectic schedules packed with performances, interviews and studio time, but they always make time for their furry friends.
ABCs of Cancer Give St. Jude Patients a Chance to Share Their Experience
It takes just seconds to learn that the experience for kids at the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is different than at any other hospital. Inside, kids as young as just a few months old are getting treatment for cancer or other life-threatening illnesses, but the building and atmosphere …
See the Judds Through the Years
Naomi and Wynonna Judd entertained fans for years as the Judds before going on hiatus in the early 1990s. And while Wynonna went on to have a successful solo career, it was together that the mother and daughter would leave a lasting mark. The gallery of photos above celebrates important milestones i…
Country Singers Get Silly With Santa
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in country music!
See Which Country Stars Have December Birthdays
This December, we'll be celebrating Christmas Day, Hanukkah and ringing in the new year — but that's not all.
Country Weddings & Engagements in 2016
2016 has been a year for romance, as a number of country artists either got down on one knee or accepted rings this year.
Jana Kramer Is Striving to ‘Show Women That They Are Strong’
Jana Kramer is keeping very busy these days. She's competing as a finalist on Dancing With the Stars, balancing her career and being a mom, and she wants to be a role model to show women that they can do anything.
Cute Kids Singing Country Songs: ‘Friends in Low Places’ Thanksgiving Parody
Usually when adorable kids sing country songs, it's a sweet rendition of a classic, but this one is also hilarious! Students from a New York elementary school had a little fun with Garth Brooks' 'Friends in Low Places,' mixing it up for Thanksgiving.
Legends Shine During Performance-Filled 50th CMA Awards [Pictures]
There was never a dull moment during Wednesday night's (Nov. 2) CMA Awards. The opening tribute was arguably the most iconic moment of the night, starring numerous legends and an emotional ending by Randy Travis. And that was only the beginning.
Miranda Lambert and Anderson East Go Dark for 2016 CMA Awards [Pictures]
Miranda Lambert showed up to the 50th annual CMA Awards in a stunning dark ensemble with the perfect accessory on her arm: boyfriend Anderson East.
Brett Eldredge Skipping CMA Awards to Watch World Series
There will be a lot of country stars at the 2016 CMA Awards, but Brett Eldredge won't be one of them.