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!
Sam Hunt, Thomas Rhett and Cole Swindell to Battle for ACMs New Artist of the Year
It's safe to say Sam Hunt, Thomas Rhett and Cole Swindell are having a happy this Wednesday, as the three men have been named final New Artist of the Year nominees leading up to the 2015 ACM Awards.
Kenny Chesney Celebrates Adventurous ‘Wild Child’ in Beautiful Video
Kenny Chesney's most recent single with Grace Potter, 'Wild Child,' celebrates a woman who is adventurous and drawn to follow her passion, and the video is the perfect representation of that gypsy woman.
Scotty McCreery Covers Conway Twitty’s ‘Hello Darlin” at the Opry [Watch]
There aren't a lot of songs Scotty McCreery's deep voice can't handle, but Conway Twitty's "Hello Darlin'" was practically made for him.
Thomas Rhett Channels Bruno Mars, Makes ‘Uptown Funk’ Country [Watch]
Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton Are the Champions in Epic ‘Brady Bunch’-Style Collab [Watc…
Carrie Underwood and Blake Shelton joined Jimmy Fallon, the Roots and an A-list roster of talented stars to do an acappella version of 'We Are the Champions' a la 'The Brady Bunch.'
Chase Rice Gets Butt-Naked to Pull in ACM Awards Votes [Watch]
Chase Rice really, really wants you to vote for him. Like, really. The 'Ready, Set, Roll' hitmaker wants to be a 2015 ACM Awards New Artist of the Year finalist so bad, he's getting naked.
Chase Rice the Romantic: Singer Shows Sweet Side in ‘Gonna Wanna Tonight’ Video
Chase Rice's 'Gonna Wannna Tonight' video shows a different side of the singer: a sweet, sensitive side.
Sam Hunt Brings ‘Take Your Time’ to TV With Soulful Performance on ‘Ellen’ [Watch]
Before his tour kicks off this week, Sam Hunt had a little dress rehearsal, singing his new single 'Take Your Time' on 'Ellen.' The always-encouraging hostess even bragged about the country newcomer's accomplishments before he took the stage.
Blake Shelton and Jimmy Fallon Take the Whisper Challenge [Watch]
Blake Shelton stopped by 'The Tonight Show' with host Jimmy Fallon and, as always, it was hilarious.
Blake Shelton Addresses ‘Rivalry’ With Adam Levine in Funny ‘SNL’ Promo [Watch]
Blake Shelton is lined up to both host and perform on 'Saturday Night Live' this Saturday night (Jan. 24).