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!
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.
Kids Singing Country Songs: RaeLynn, ‘God Made Girls’
What could be more magical than Disney's Night of Joy and an enchanting country cover? Nothing! Sixteen-year-old Charly Reynolds took the stage at the event to cover RaeLynn's catchy tune, "God Made Girls."
Country Weddings and Engagements in 2015 [Pictures]
2015 must have been the year of the ring, because country artists popped the question and accepted proposals left and right! Celebrate the love of artists like Jason Aldean, Eric Paslay and more in this sweet collection of photos.
Jana Kramer ‘So Ready’ to Welcome Baby Girl
Jana Kramer's pregnancy is coming to an end, but she's still been kicking butt on stage (in heels!). The singer admits she's struggled with sickness and is "so ready" to become a mom to her baby girl.
Blake Shelton Brings Gwen Stefani Along to Celebrate RaeLynn’s Engagement
Leave it to country cutie RaeLynn to celebrate her engagement in adorable style! The singer celebrated her upcoming nuptials with a Christmas-themed party that was hosted partially by her The Voice mentor, Blake Shelton.
Brantley Gilbert Makes $10.5 Million Donation to Toys for Tots
The holiday season and giving spirit have truly gotten ahold of Brantley Gilbert! He may seem like he's tough, but he's a softie at heart and he proved that (again) with a huge donation to Toys for Tots.
How Well Do You Know the Lyrics to ‘Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer’?
How well do you know the words to "Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer," the Christmas classic by Elmo 'n' Patsy? Find out by taking our (pretty tricky) holiday lyric quiz.
Kids Singing Country Songs: Brett Eldredge, ‘Drunk on Your Love’
It seems like everyone is drunk on Brett Eldredge's love — even this toddler.
Can You Guess the Carrie Underwood Song?
How well do you know Carrie Underwood's song lyrics? Well enough to match lines to their titles?
Stars Dress Up for the 2015 CMA Awards — See Red Carpet Pictures!
Country Music's Biggest Night isn't just about the music — it's also about the fashion. The moment the artists hit the 2015 CMA Awards red carpet, the gowns sparkled and the suits impressed.
Watch the 2015 CMA Awards Red Carpet Live Stream
The 2015 CMA Awards are Nov. 4, and Taste of Country has big news we think you'll appreciate.
Blake Shelton Knocks Tabloids at His 5x No. 1 Party in Nashville
Blake Shelton had a lot to celebrate in Nashville last week. The singer commemorated a total of five No. 1 hits at a party at Midtown's Losers Bar. He took time to thank the many songwriters involved in helping him with his success, but since it's Shelton, he couldn't be completely se…