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!
Rascal Flatts Booked for Residency at Las Vegas’ Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
Naturally, most people think of Nashville as country music's mecca, but Las Vegas is quickly becoming a second home for the genre. The most recent act to take residency is Rascal Flatts, who are booked for a short run at the Joint, which is located inside the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.
See Country Stars’ Best Selfies [Pictures]
If we know anything about celebrities, it's that they love a good selfie, and country stars aren't excluded from that. Social media is great in that way -- artists can connect with their fans and vice-versa, which means we have a firsthand look at any fun selfies our favorite singers are s…
Taylor Swift, Is That You? Star Graces Wonderland Cover Looking Very Different
Taylor Swift is featured on the newest cover of Wonderland magazine ... or at least we think it's her?
Sam Hunt Kicking Off 2015 With Lipstick Graffiti Headlining Tour
Sam Hunt marked one thing off his bucket list when 'Leave the Night On' reached the top of the charts. Now, he's hitting the road on a headlining tour!
Justin Moore’s New Baby Girl Isn’t Allowing the Singer Much Sleep
Justin Moore's third daughter was born this summer, and apparently, she is a noisy one! Whether awake or asleep, Rebecca Klein is a Chatty Cathy, which is affecting the singer's ability to catch some shut-eye. However, he doesn't seem to mind.
Ponytail or No Ponytail? The Band Perry Talk Fashion
The Band Perry are one of the best looking groups in country music -- always polished, well-styled and, of course, we can't forget those fabulous manes. The trio stopped by to chat with Taste of Country before the 2014 CMA Awards about their sense of fashion, in addition to new music.
2014 CMA Awards Performance Pictures
The CMA Awards are known as Country Music's Biggest Night for a reason. Legendary country stars showed up to sing in 2014, but country's young bucks -- the newcomers -- also got their time in the spotlight. Relive some of the best performances of the night via our photo gallery capturing t…
Oklahoma State University Marching Band Pays Tribute to Carrie Underwood [Watch]
Okie Carrie Underwood got some big love from her home state when the Oklahoma State University marching band performed a double feature of two of her hits during Saturday's (Oct. 25) homecoming game against West Virginia University.
Luke Bryan Breaks Personal Touring Record With 1.7 Million Fans in 2014
It was a monstrous year for Luke Bryan! The singer shook it in front of 1.7 million fans combined over the course of of his That's My Kind of Night Tour, Spring Break shows and Farm Tour.
Kenny Chesney and Jason Aldean Add Brantley Gilbert to Stadium Tour Lineup
The big news just keeps coming for Kenny Chesney and Jason Aldean's stadium tour. Brantley Gilbert has been added to the lineup for 15 stadium shows in 2015.
Taylor Swift Says ‘Country Music Teaches You to Work’
Taylor Swift may have have blossomed into pop, but her roots will always be in country music.