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!
Carrie Underwood’s 10 Best Single/Album Covers
Not long after she won the fourth season of American Idol, Carrie Underwood signed a record deal and started releasing music. As early as her first single, the singer has always represented her music with stunning album art and ever since then, Underwood's covers have seemed to grow even more g…
Get a Whiff of This: There’s Now a Luke Bryan Candle!
Ever watched Luke Bryan shake it on stage and wondered what he smells like? Okay, so it's probably not "warm and sweet," but the singer has linked up with famed candlemakers Yankee Candle to release his own wax and wick, anyway.
Luke Bryan, Jason Derulo Connect for Really Incredible Karaoke Duet [Watch]
As one of the most successful stars in country music, it's not a secret that Luke Bryan has vocal talent. But this duet with R&B star Jason Derulo shows a completely new area of the "Kick the Dust Up" hitmaker's range. ... And wow!
Luke Bryan Attempts the ‘Whip’ and ‘Nae Nae’ Dance Moves [Watch]
Luke Bryan is practically known for his dance moves — he isn't afraid to shake it onstage for thousands of fans. But while the "Kick the Dust Up" singer has mastered his own hip-shakes, what about some new dance trends?
Kenny Chesney Leaves His Worries Behind in Tropical ‘Save It for a Rainy Day’ Video
Kenny Chesney and the beach are one and the same. His favorite thing is to transport to a tropical paradise far away, and the "Save It for a Rainy Day" video is no different. Chesney leaves his worries — and the woman he's thinking about — behind and enjoys a day on the …
Luke Bryan Joins Exclusive Ranks After Massive Sold-Out Show
On July 11, Luke Bryan brought some famous friends to Nashville's Vanderbilt Stadium for one epic concert. The five-act show sold out, making Bryan the only country artist to sell out the venue among some big names.
Kenny Chesney Breaks His Own Record in Philadelphia
Kenny Chesney's summer stadium shows aren't a new concept, but the star manages to reinvent the wheel with each passing year — and people are coming out in droves.
They Know People: See Country Artists With Their Most Famous Friends
We already know that the genre's biggest stars hang out together, like Luke Bryan and Jason Aldean, who go fishing regularly. But in addition to their peers, country artists also spend time with celebrities from other walks, like acting.
Tracy Lawrence Finds Out Who His Friends Are With Tim McGraw Duet
Tracy Lawrence took the stage at the 2015 Taste of Country Festival in the afternoon heat and got the crowd involved in a loud singalong, but it was when headliner Tim McGraw joined his buddy for "Find Out Who Your Friends Are" that the 20,000 fired-up country fans really went crazy.
Eli Young Band Guys Proudly Rock What’s Known as ‘Dad Bod’
Eli Young Band were one of the fan-favorites during the kickoff of the 2015 Taste of Country Festival. The group stopped by to chat with us about the song that "broke them" — and their pride for #DadBod.
9 Best Dressed Stars at the 2015 CMT Awards
Even though the CMT Awards are a little more casual of an awards show, that doesn't stop our favorite country stars from dressing in their very best. Country's finest showed up to the awards Wednesday night (June 10) looking country sexy -- but some looked a little better than others.