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!
Trisha Yearwood Gushes Over Her ‘Biggest Cheerleader,’ Husband Garth Brooks
Trisha Yearwood and Garth Brooks are one of country music greatest love stories. The couple work and play together well, and they have for almost 10 years! Now, the country singer is gushing over how great Garth is behind the scenes.
Carrie Underwood’s Greatest Hits Combined for Truly Epic Mashup
What's better than one great Carrie Underwood song? All of her best releases rolled in one fast-paced mashup, of course!
Brett Eldredge Dons a Straight Jacket for ‘Lose My Mind’ Video
Brett Eldredge is crazy — or at least, he is in his "Lose My Mind" music video. The clip shows the singer in a straight jacket, as he's lost his mind all because of one hot girl.
Miranda Lambert Goes Without Makeup for People’s Most Beautiful Women Issue
It's no surprise that Miranda Lambert is a natural beauty, but it's rare to see her without makeup.
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill Skipped the ACM Awards for a Good Reason
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill were noticeably absent from Sunday night's (April 19) ACM Awards, but the power couple had a pretty good reason for skipping out.
Thomas Rhett Celebrates Another No. 1 and a Brand New Hit
Thomas Rhett enjoys celebrating a No. 1 hit, but that doesn't mean he's not focused on the future. While partying it up in honor of "Make Me Wanna," the country hitmaker chatted with Taste of Country about what's to come, including his hopes for his latest single.
You’ve Got to See This Horse Dancing to Billy Ray Cyrus’ ‘Achy Breaky Heart’
We echo Billy Ray Cyrus when we say that this is the best thing ever. The '90s hitmaker's most famous work of art, "Achy Breaky Heart," has always been a line-dancing favorite, but it's usually humans doing the foot-stompin'. Not at a recent rodeo, however.
Garth Brooks Announces Concert Dates in Tampa
Garth Brooks' comeback tour is full of stops in cities he hasn't played in well over a decade. On Tuesday morning (March 31) he announced he is heading south to Tampa, Florida!
Cute Kids Singing Country Songs: Blake Shelton and Ashley Monroe, ‘Lonely Tonight’
Blake Shelton and Ashley Monroe's collaboration for "Lonely Tonight" is a little on the sexy side -- but when these two kids cover it, it gets a different makeover that is all about the vocals. Dawson Anderson and Kelsey Bridges take the cover on in a studio and their harmonies are sh…
Midnite Jamboree Goes on Hiatus After Financial Struggles
The Ernest Tubb Midnite Jamboree is an important part of Nashville's country music business. The show, which airs on WSM after the Opry, has been around for nearly 68 years but now they're taking a hiatus due to financial problems.
Danielle Bradbery Gives Fans a Good Look at Her Forearm Tattoo
Danielle Bradbery is enjoying spring, because it means warmer weather. The "Hart of Dixie" hitmaker shared a photo of herself sunbathing on Instagram, and it gave fans their first really good look at her religious forearm tattoo.