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!
20 Country Music Pictures That Will Make You Feel Really Good
Despite our differences, the country music community is one big family.
Jessi Alexander Dishes on Gospel Song That ‘Came Deep From Blake Shelton’s Soul’
On Thursday night at the Life and Songs of Kris Kristofferson event, Alexander provided more details about a song she says "came deep from Blake's soul."
Eric Church Pays Tribute to Kris Kristofferson With Moving ‘To Beat the Devil’ Performance…
When Eric Church performed at the star-studded Life & Songs of Kris Kristofferson concert on Wednesday night (March 16), the crowd hung on every word he said. Church began his moving performance with a powerful story about just how much Kris Kristofferson means to him.
Carrie Underwood Lights Up Philly With Swon Brothers, Easton Corbin [Pictures]
Carrie Underwood's Storyteller Tour took on Philadelphia, Penn., on Feb. 22, where the superstar and her guests the Swon Brothers and Easton Corbin wowed the crowd.
Kids Singing Country Songs: Willie Nelson, ‘Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain’
The story behind this young boy's Willie Nelson cover is a truly inspiring one. Logan Blade is autistic, and he doesn't speak — but boy can he sing!
Kelsea Ballerini Brings the Fun to New Jersey’s Starland Ballroom [Pictures]
Kelsea Ballerini called "Dibs" on New Jersey when she brought her high energy and adorable personality to their Starland Ballroom on Jan. 21, 2016. She smiled and laughed throughout the show, much to the crowd's delight.
Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani Spend Valentine’s Day at Pre-Grammys Party
Blake Shelton and girlfriend Gwen Stefani spent their Valentine's Day together at a high-profile pre-Grammys gala thrown by music industry icon Clive Davis, getting cozy enough to let everyone know how happy they are together.
8 Real Country Gifts for Your Cupid-Hating Hubby
Is your man one of those that thinks Valentine's Day is just a holiday made by greeting card companies to take your money? Change his mind this Feb. 14 by snagging one of these great country gifts.
Kids Singing Country Songs: Loretta Lynn, ‘Coal Miner’s Daughter’
Brynlee isn't just one of Loretta Lynn's biggest fans, she also imitates the iconic singer when she performs! Here, Brynlee sings the classic "Coal Miner's Daughter" in a long white dress while a live Loretta Lynn video plays behind her.
Kids Singing Country Songs: Dustin Lynch, ‘Cowboys and Angels’
Kids love music, and if you're raising them right, they love country music the most. But singing along to the radio or dancing to CDs don't hold a candle to Braxton's experience — he got to take the stage with Dustin Lynch!
Kids Singing Country Song: Tegan Marie Covers Maddie & Tae’s ‘Downside of Growing Up’
In this video, Tegan Marie tries out Maddie & Tae's song "Downside of Growing Up" in her bedroom.
10 Best Music Videos of 2015
It was a huge year for country music videos, as in flames and animation were just a small part of the year's best visual trends. We narrowed the very best music videos of 2015 down to just the Top 10.