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!
Country Fabulous: Stars Walk the American Country Countdown Awards Red Carpet
After a year-long hiatus, the American Country Countdown Awards returned on Sunday night (May 1) in a big way. Some of the biggest names in country music showed up looking fabulous to present, perform and take home prizes.
George Strait, Kacey Musgraves Shine on Opening Night of Las Vegas Run [Pictures]
George Strait and Kacey Musgraves gave their fans in Las Vegas a show to remember on Friday night (April 22), and Taste of Country was on hand to snap some exclusive photos of that memorable gig.
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.
Honoring Hag: Fellow Artists React to Merle Haggard’s Death
The country music world was rocked on Wednesday (April 6) by news of country legend Merle Haggard's death.
Kids Singing Country Songs: George Strait Medley
Everyone loves George Strait, but this 4-year-old boy may be Strait's No. 1 fan. This tiny country crooner dresses up, wears a guitar and hits stages to open for local bands. He wows them with his renditions of Strait songs and he's just too cute for words.
Luke and Caroline Bryan Heat Up ACM Awards Red Carpet With a Little PDA
Luke Bryan co-hosted the ACM Awards with Dierks Bentley on Sunday night (April 3), but the star's wife Caroline was not to be overshadowed. The pair walked the red carpet together, kissing the whole way down the rug and into Las Vegas' MGM Arena.
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!
Stars Glam Up for the 2016 ACM Awards Red Carpet Pictures
The biggest names in country music spent a weekend in Sin City to ring in the 2016 Academy of Country Music Awards, airing live Sunday night (April 3) on CBS. This year, the party was hosted by returning host Luke Bryan and newcomer co-host Dierks Bentley.
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!