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!
Joe Nichols Plays Eclectic Set at WE Fest
Storm clouds rolled in Thursday evening (Aug. 4) as Joe Nichols took the stage at WE Fest 2016, but he kept the rain at bay.
5 Hottest Summer Tours of 2016
If you only see one concert this summer, consider seeing one of the 5 Hottest Summer Tours of 2016.
Hottest Summer Singles of 2016
We've got a list of the 10 Hottest Summer Singles of 2016 — perfect for any pool day!
Scariest Tour Bus Accidents Involving Country Artists [Pictures]
Country singers spend a lot of time on their home away from home: the tour bus. With that much time on the road, they're bound to encounter a few accidents, but some have been pretty scary.
Stars Who’ve Suffered Unthinkable Tragedies
It may seem like it's always glitz and glam for country music's biggest stars, but they didn't all come by their storytelling ability naturally. Sadly, many singers have encountered great tragedies in their lives, or have overcome sharp odds to get where they are today.
Dolly Parton Inspires at Pure & Simple Tour Stop in Jersey [Pictures]
Dolly Parton is full of wisdom, pure and simple. The charismatic singer brought her Pure and Simple Tour to New Jersey's PNC Bank Arts Center, and during her entertaining set left the crowd with a few nuggets of wisdom.
2016 CMT Music Awards Winners
The always-fun CMT Awards had a star-studded list of nominees for seven categories, including a new one for this year.
Rodney Atkins Gives the Skinny on New Music at Music City Gives Back
Rodney Atkins hosted his sixth-annual Music City Gives Back event on Tuesday night (June 7) to help kick off CMA Fest in Nashville. Backstage before the event, the "Eat Sleep Love You Repeat" singer took a few minutes to chat with us about what it means to him — and when we can expe…
Your CMA Fest Outfit Guide, Straight From Reba McEntire’s Clothing Line [Pictures]
Reba McEntire will have a big, fashionable presence at CMA Fest 2016. The country music legend will host a booth showcasing her clothing line at Dillard's, spotlighting pieces that are perfect for festival season.
Kacey Musgraves Teases Festive Christmas Album
Kacey Musgraves is celebrating Christmas in June! The "Dime Store Cowgirl" turned to Instagram to give an early holiday announcement to her 442K followers.