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!
Taylor Swift Sends Fan $1989 to Help With Student Loans
Christmas is over, but Taylor Swift's giving spirit isn't. The singer has once again gone above and beyond to help a fan in need, this time, financially.
Craig Wayne Boyd Locks in Opening Slot During Rascal Flatts’ Las Vegas Residency
It looks like 'The Voice' has made Rascal Flatts fans of winner Craig Wayne Boyd. The trio have enlisted the Team Blake member to open for them in Las Vegas!
The Band Perry Present Hunter Hayes With People’s Choice Award for Favorite Male Artist
The Band Perry were one of a handful of country acts in attendance at the 2015 Annual People's Choice Awards on Wednesday night (Jan. 7). The sibling trio took the stage not for a performance, but to present the award for Favorite Male Country Artist to Hunter Hayes!
Luke Bryan Sips Helium, Sings ‘That’s My Kind of Night’ [Watch]
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Reba McEntire Gushes Over Kelly Clarkson’s Baby Girl, Says River Is ‘So Loved’
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Lady Antebellum’s Dave Haywood Shares First Pic of His Baby Boy
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Craig Wayne Boyd Kicks Off ‘The Voice’ Finale With ‘Keep Your Hands to Yourself’
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Craig Wayne Boyd Debuts ‘My Baby’s Got a Smile on Her Face’ During ‘The Voice’ Finals
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Craig Wayne Boyd Covers Merle Haggard, Alan Jackson, on ‘The Voice’ [Watch]
During the Monday night (Dec. 9) Top 5 performances on 'The Voice,' Craig Wayne Boyd took on not one, but two country covers.
Eric Church’s Touching ‘Talladega’ Music Video Spans Man’s Entire Lifetime
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Dustin Lynch Makes Little Girl Cry, Admits He ‘Can’t Win ‘Em All’ [Watch]
As it turns out, kids aren't as crazy about Dustin Lynch as the ladies seem to be. And one dad learned the hard (and hilarious) way just how mad your little girl gets when you try to trade her favorite 'Frozen' song for country music.