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!
Sara Evans to Spread Holiday Cheer With ‘At Christmas’ Album
Although it's a little early, Sara Evans is in the holiday spirit! And she hopes that jolly attitude will rub off on her fans when she releases her new holiday album, 'At Christmas.'
Miranda Lambert the Bed & Breakfast Owner Doesn’t Get Recognized by Fans
In her small town of Tishomingo, Oklahoma, Miranda Lambert is simply the owner of the Ladysmith Bed & Breakfast. Shockingly, the superstar reveals, some people don't even recognize her!
Trisha Yearwood Set to Make Cameo on ‘Nashville’ During Faux CMA Awards
Trisha Yearwood soon make her 'Nashville' debut!
Warning: Brad Paisley May Stop the CMA Awards for Mom’s Spaghetti [Watch]
There's nothing like a home cooked meal, right Brad Paisley?! The superstar and CMA Awards co-host Carrie Underwood reminisce over past events ... and why one CMAs ended a little prematurely.
Jason Aldean Dishes on How New Record Is Different and Why It Was Necessary
Jason Aldean revealed a new sound when he released 'Burnin' It Down' from his new album, and in a recent interview, the singer explains why the album release "formula" was different -- and necessary -- this time around.
Taming the Sexy Beast: Luke Bryan Plans to Tone Down His Booty Shakin’ in the Future
Ladies, you'll want to sit down for this. These days, Luke Bryan is known for shakin' his groove thang in concert -- in skin-tight jeans, no less -- but the star admits he won't pull the Beyonce moves at his shows forever.
The Swon Brothers Dish on Musical Childhood, Secret Talents in ‘Cheat Sheet’
The Swon Brothers may not agree on their go-to date night slow jams, but they can agree on how to describe their childhood. The two say that they grew up musical, revealing that they always knew they were born to do this. Hear these stories and more in this edition of ToC's 'Cheat Sheet&ap…
Reba McEntire First Artist to Sign With Nash Icon Music Label
Reba McEntire's much-anticipated big announcement Tuesday morning (Oct. 21) is that she's the very first artist to sign to Nash Icon Music, a venture between Big Machine Label Group and Cumulus Media.
Miranda Lambert to Duet With Meghan Trainor at 2014 CMA Awards
The CMA Awards will be crossing genres in 2014.
See Lady Antebellum Perform ‘Bartender’ at the Grand Ole Opry [Exclusive Premiere]
It's always a party when Lady Antebellum are asked to play the iconic Grand Ole Opry circle. Recently, the trio stopped by to deliver their big hit 'Bartender.'
Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert Give Kelly Clarkson’s Baby Girl the Best Gift Ever
Kelly Clarkson's baby girl, River Rose, is sure is lucky. Not only does she have an expansive 'family' in country music's biggest stars, but "Aunt" Miranda Lambert and "Uncle" Blake Shelton have gifted her with her first guitar!