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!
2015 Taste of Country Music Festival Profile: Josh Abbott Band
When fans head to the stage at the ToC Music Festival to see the Josh Abbott Band play, they're in for a treat of the Texas country kind. The six man band will perform during the June 12-14 festival at Hunter Mountain in New York.
2015 Taste of Country Music Festival Lineup Profile: Logan Mize
The multitalented Logan Mize crept onto the country scene recently after getting a hit on SiriusXM's The Highway and appearing in a commercial with Hayden Panettiere and several other TV spots. Now the talk around Mize is building.
Sam Hunt, Thomas Rhett and Cole Swindell to Battle for ACMs New Artist of the Year
It's safe to say Sam Hunt, Thomas Rhett and Cole Swindell are having a happy this Wednesday, as the three men have been named final New Artist of the Year nominees leading up to the 2015 ACM Awards.
Taylor Swift Teases Mysterious ‘Style’ Music Video [Watch]
Taylor Swift is dropping yet another single from her '1989' album, and she's got the music video ready to roll out with it. The songstress took to Instagram to share a very mysterious, intriguing teaser with her fans.
Keith Urban and Eric Church Light Up the Sky With ‘Raise ‘Em Up’ Lyric Video
Fans are hoping a music video will come from Keith Urban and Eric Church's collaboration "Raise 'Em Up," but for now, this lyric video will have to do. The lyrics to the hit song are shown against a sky full of fireworks.
Thomas Rhett Channels Bruno Mars, Makes ‘Uptown Funk’ Country [Watch]
Lennon and Maisy From ‘Nashville’ Cover ‘Boom Clap,’ and It’s Beautiful [Watch]
'Nashville' stars Lennon and Maisy took a step away from country music with their most recent cover. The adorable duo gave a big upbeat hit a stripped down acoustic remake and it's so beautiful, you may be moved to tears.
Carrie Underwood Makes a ‘Cameo’ in ‘Pitch Perfect 2′ Trailer [Watch]
Carrie Underwood is making an appearance in the 'Pitch Perfect 2' movie ... sort of. One of the mom-to-be's biggest hits will used during a battle performance by the Bellas.
Lady Antebellum Book Bucket List Show for Charles Kelley’s Birthday
Lady Antebellum have added an important show to their 2015 Wheels Up Tour. The trio announced they'll be playing their first-ever concert at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena.
Taylor Swift Has Trademarked ‘This Sick Beat,’ Other Original Phrases
Let it be known that Taylor Swift is more than just a talented stage act -- she's also an incredibly savvy businesswoman.