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!
Relive the All-Time Most Historic ACM Awards Moments in Pictures
The Academy of Country Music Awards — or ACM Awards, for short — have been Country Music's Biggest Party since the 1960s. The ACMs were the very first big program that celebrated country music, and since the debut, they have changed and even moved cities over the years. Now, we&ap…
Hillary Scott’s Best Looks Through the Years [Pictures]
Let's face it, all three Lady Antebellum members are easy on the eyes, but this one goes out to the beautiful Hillary Scott!
Blake Shelton and Chris Janson Keep It Country in Pennsylvania [Pictures]
Blake Shelton kept it country when he brought his tour to Wilkes-Barre, Pa. on March 18. The "Came Here to Forget" singer invited Chris Janson along for some support, and that included a lot of harmonica!
What Music Video Is This Picture From?
It's a great time of year! Students everywhere are leaving school, closing their books and hitting the beach. This video celebrates that, and there's one singer in particular that really identifies with this. Think you know who it is?
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.
Ryan Hurd Making Transition From Songwriter to Artist After No. 1 Hit
Making the transition from full-time songwriter to solo artist can be a grueling one, but one look at Ryan Hurd and you know it was the right choice.
Luke Bryan Brings Dustin Lynch Along to ‘Kill the Lights’ in Connecticut [Pictures]
Luke Bryan's Kill the Lights Tour is still going strong, and on Feb. 26, the booty-shaking country singer brought that tour to Uncasville, Ct. He rocked the stage (and his hips) in front of a huge crowd, along with Dustin Lynch.
Olivia Lane Charms the Crowd in Hoboken [Pictures]
Olivia Lane brought her beautiful voice, charisma and charm to Hoboken, N.J. on Jan. 16. The up-and-coming country singer hit Maxwell's Tavern and mesmerized the crowd during her fun and sassy set.
Jason Aldean, Thomas Rhett + A Thousand Horses Rock Atlantic City [Pictures]
Jason Aldean brought his We Were Here Tour to Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall on Feb. 27, rocking the house with tourmates A Thousand Horses and Thomas Rhett.
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.