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!
Jason Aldean Offers Advice to Justin Bieber [Watch]
When you ask Jason Aldean to answer lots of questions with what comes to mind first, what you get is a whole lot of honesty.
Loretta Lynn Joins Jack White Onstage in Nashville for ‘Portland, Oregon’ Duet [Watch]
Jack White had a homecoming of sorts on Wednesday night (Jan. 28) when he played Nashville. He brought along Loretta Lynn for the show, and the country sweetheart joined him on stage for an incredible duet.
Carrie Underwood Unveils Powerful ‘Little Toy Guns’ Video [Watch]
Carrie Underwood's 'Little Toy Guns' video carries the same powerful a message as the song.
Taylor Swift Has Trademarked ‘This Sick Beat,’ Other Original Phrases
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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.
Taylor Swift Admits She’s ‘Dead’ Following Compliment From Madonna
Is Madonna a closeted Swiftie? Basically. The Queen of Pop recently opened up about her love of pop's new princess, Taylor Swift, paying her a huge compliment.
Kenny Chesney Sells Out Both Big Revival Tour Kickoff Shows
Kenny Chesney is kicking off his Big Revival Tour with two huge Nashville shows. Fans in Music City were so eager to grab tickets to the event, that both shows have officially sold out.
Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan Will Fill AT&T Stadium With Their Egos at ACM Awards
Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan are gearing up for another year hosting the Academy of Country Music Awards together, and although the venue is changing, you can expect that their friendship will pay off in the form of hilarious jokes for those of us watching.
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.
Tyler Farr Enlists Cute Kids to Help Him Earn ACMs Votes [Watch]
The countdown for the Academy of Country Music Awards is on, and Tyler Farr wants your votes! And apparently, the singer knows country fans can't say no to cute kids.
Thomas Rhett Covers Bruno Mars’ ‘When I Was Your Man’ [Watch]
For the first-ever American Country Countdown Awards, New Artist nominees vied for fan votes on social media.