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!
‘What Ever Happened to … ?’ 18 Country Artists That Simply Disappeared
"Strawberry Wine" is one of the greatest country songs of all time ... where's Deana Carter?
Scariest Tour Bus Accidents Involving Country Artists [Pictures]
The tour bus is their home away from home. These are pretty scary.
Remember When Dolly Parton Hosted ‘Saturday Night Live’?
Dolly Parton is a country music legend, but she's also got a great sense of humor!
Hillary Scott’s Best Looks Through the Years [Pictures]
Let's face it, all three Lady Antebellum members are easy on the eyes, but this one goes out to the beautiful Hillary Scott!
8 Real Country Gifts for Your Cupid-Hating Hubby
Is your man one of those that thinks Valentine's Day is just a holiday made by greeting card companies to take your money? Change his mind this Feb. 14 by snagging one of these great country gifts.
See Which Country Stars Have December Birthdays
This December, we'll be celebrating Christmas Day, Hanukkah and ringing in the new year — but that's not all.
Country Weddings & Engagements in 2016
2016 has been a year for romance, as a number of country artists either got down on one knee or accepted rings this year.
Cute Kids Singing Country Songs: ‘Friends in Low Places’ Thanksgiving Parody
Usually when adorable kids sing country songs, it's a sweet rendition of a classic, but this one is also hilarious! Students from a New York elementary school had a little fun with Garth Brooks' 'Friends in Low Places,' mixing it up for Thanksgiving.
Is That Madea?! See Country Stars’ Most Memorable Halloween Costumes
Sure, they're great onstage and all, but can anyone celebrate Halloween quite like country stars? From sexy to scary, sometimes hilarious and sometimes adorable, these singers know how to pick costumes.
Kelsea Ballerini Enjoys a Romantic Paris Vacation With Boyfriend
Kelsea Ballerini has worked hard this year and is overdue for a vacation! This week she went wheels up with her boyfriend, Morgan Evans, for a romantic Paris getaway.
Second Graders Sing Kelsea Ballerini for Their ‘Brain Break’ [Watch]
A Columbus, Ohio, second grade class takes a "brain break" every school day to give themselves time to unwind. This clip finds the seven and 8-year-olds in a singalong to a Kelsea Ballerini song with a positive message.