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!
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill Skipped the ACM Awards for a Good Reason
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill were noticeably absent from Sunday night's (April 19) ACM Awards, but the power couple had a pretty good reason for skipping out.
Thomas Rhett Celebrates Another No. 1 and a Brand New Hit
Thomas Rhett enjoys celebrating a No. 1 hit, but that doesn't mean he's not focused on the future. While partying it up in honor of "Make Me Wanna," the country hitmaker chatted with Taste of Country about what's to come, including his hopes for his latest single.
You’ve Got to See This Horse Dancing to Billy Ray Cyrus’ ‘Achy Breaky Heart’
We echo Billy Ray Cyrus when we say that this is the best thing ever. The '90s hitmaker's most famous work of art, "Achy Breaky Heart," has always been a line-dancing favorite, but it's usually humans doing the foot-stompin'. Not at a recent rodeo, however.
Scotty McCreery Sings With His Mom on Easter Sunday [Watch]
Scotty McCreery spent Easter 2015 at home with family, and it was a special day, as the "See You Tonight" and his mother came together for a beautiful duet at their hometown church.
Casey James Admits He Pranked Fans With Shaved Head Video
Casey James went to great lengths to pull an April Fool's Day joke on his fans. The "Fall Apart" singer posted a video with his "new haircut" — a shaved head — on Twitter, but as suspected, it was an elaborate prank!
Danielle Bradbery Gives Fans a Good Look at Her Forearm Tattoo
Danielle Bradbery is enjoying spring, because it means warmer weather. The "Hart of Dixie" hitmaker shared a photo of herself sunbathing on Instagram, and it gave fans their first really good look at her religious forearm tattoo.
Midnite Jamboree Goes on Hiatus After Financial Struggles
The Ernest Tubb Midnite Jamboree has been an important part of Nashville's country music business. Now it's taking a hiatus due to financial problems.
More 2015 ACM Awards Performers Announced
The 2015 Academy of Country Music Awards, are just around the corner, but the list of performers continues to grow!
Cute Kids Singing Country Songs: Blake Shelton and Ashley Monroe, ‘Lonely Tonight’
Blake Shelton and Ashley Monroe's collaboration for "Lonely Tonight" is a little on the sexy side -- but when these two kids cover it, it gets a different makeover that is all about the vocals. Dawson Anderson and Kelsey Bridges take the cover on in a studio and their harmonies are sh…