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!
10 Sexiest Male Country Stars of 2016
Who is the No. 1 sexiest man in country music this year?
Surf’s Up! Check Out Kenny Chesney’s Best Beach Pictures
Sorry, Jake Owen — Kenny Chesney is unquestionably country music's original beach bum. Don't believe us? Check out these pictures showing the No Shoes Nation leader's best moments in the sand.
Hey, That’s Me! Country Stars’ Best Selfies
If we know anything about celebrities, it's that they love a good selfie, and country stars aren't excluded from that.
Prince Dead at 57: Country Stars React to the News
Prince was found dead on Thursday (April 21) — unexpected news which has shocked the world, including the country music world.
Artists Rock Out, Laugh a Lot and Fully Live the 2016 ACM Awards [Pictures]
The 2016 Academy of Country Music Awards started out with co-hosts Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley, but Blake Shelton couldn't stay away!
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.
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.
‘American Idol’ Country Finalists: Where Are They Now?
We all know Carrie Underwood and Scotty McCreery rose to country royalty with the help of the reality show, but what about the other finalists who rocked a little twang?
How to Snow Day: Stars Share Fun ‘Blizzard 2016′ Pics
The "blizzard" of 2016 has hit, and places like Nashville are experiencing — and fully enjoying — a record amount of snowfall. Country stars didn't let the cold bother them anyway, they headed out and had some fun in the weather!
Country Weddings and Engagements in 2015 [Pictures]
2015 must have been the year of the ring, because country artists popped the question and accepted proposals left and right! Celebrate the love of artists like Jason Aldean, Eric Paslay and more in this sweet collection of photos.
Jana Kramer ‘So Ready’ to Welcome Baby Girl
Jana Kramer's pregnancy is coming to an end, but she's still been kicking butt on stage (in heels!). The singer admits she's struggled with sickness and is "so ready" to become a mom to her baby girl.
Brantley Gilbert Makes $10.5 Million Donation to Toys for Tots
The holiday season and giving spirit have truly gotten ahold of Brantley Gilbert! He may seem like he's tough, but he's a softie at heart and he proved that (again) with a huge donation to Toys for Tots.