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!
Zac Brown Says It Was an ‘Absolute Honor’ to Record With the Doobie Brothers on ‘Black Wat…
The Doobie Brothers country collaboration album, 'Southband,' features a lot of big name country artists. The Zac Brown Band collaborated with the group on their song, 'Black Water,' and it was a dream come true for Zac Brown.
Blake Shelton Is as Crazy as He Seems, the Band Perry Confirm
Now that the Band Perry have been on the road with funny man Blake Shelton, they've discovered just how wild and crazy he really is.
Florida Georgia Line Announce 2015 Anything Goes Tour With Thomas Rhett and Frankie Ballar…
Not only do Florida Georgia Line have new music on the way, but they're also gearing up for a big headlining tour, on which, apparently, 'Anything Goes.'
Sunny Sweeney Shares Sweet Soldier Moment, Photo Goes Viral
Sunny Sweeney happened upon a special moment while walking through an airport recently, so she pulled out her camera to capture the two men -- a civilian and solider -- praying together. The photo has since gone viral, and as a result, the soldier has been identified.
Brantley Gilbert Weds Alabama Couple During Mobile’s BayFest
Brantley Gilbert will do anything in the name of love! The star took some precious time during a stop at Mobile, Alabama's BayFest music festival on Oct. 5 to marry one very lucky couple, creating a once-in-a-lifetime memory.
Garth Brooks Reveals ‘Man Against Machine’ Album Cover
More information on the highly anticipated forthcoming Garth Brooks album is slowly trickling in. The legend -- who is making a monstrous comeback in 2014 -- has announced the title, 'Man Against Machine,' along with the cover art.
It’s a Girl for Rascal Flatts’ Joe Don Rooney and Wife Tiffany Fallon
Joe Don Rooney of Rascal Flatts welcomed a new addition to his family with wife Tiffany Fallon in Nashville on Monday (Sept. 29). This is the third child for the happy couple.
Jason Aldean Shocked by Compliment From Idol Garth Brooks
Jason Aldean realized exactly how much he's impacting the landscape of country music when he was mentioned by a country legend. Garth Brooks recently complimented the 'Burnin' It Down' singer in a press conference, and Aldean was understandably shocked!
Lady Antebellum Give Young Fan Something to Smile About in Latest ‘7FOR7′ Surprise [Watch]
Lady Antebellum keep the giving going in what may be their best '7FOR7' episode yet. In a third clip, the band give a beautiful 10-year-old girl a reason to smile again -- and boy does she need it.
Zac Brown Drops Thirty Pounds, Debuts Classier New Style
Zac Brown's look is evolving! If the singer seems a bit classier these days, it's because he's lost weight and has traded his famous beanie for some stylish new hats to start fresh with his latest partnership.
See Pictures of Country Stars Who’ve Lost Weight [Watch]
Even celebrities make New Year's resolutions, and these country stars vowed to lose weight ... and did it! Whether it was a need to be a little healthier or just defy a personal goal, these singers have slimmed down and look great (even though they always did!).
Blake Shelton Attempting to Use Different Accents Will Make Your Day [Watch]
Blake Shelton's accent is just one of the very distinguishable things about the Oklahoma native, but wouldn't it be funny if he were English? Or Spanish?