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!
Surf’s Up! Check Out Kenny Chesney’s Best Beach Pictures
Sorry, Jake Owen — Kenny Chesney is unquestionably country music's original beach bum. Don't believe us? Check out these pictures showing the No Shoes Nation leader's best moments in the sand.
Your CMA Fest Outfit Guide, Straight From Reba McEntire’s Clothing Line [Pictures]
Reba McEntire will have a big, fashionable presence at CMA Fest 2016. The country music legend will host a booth showcasing her clothing line at Dillard's, spotlighting pieces that are perfect for festival season.
Kacey Musgraves Teases Festive Christmas Album
Kacey Musgraves is celebrating Christmas in June! The "Dime Store Cowgirl" turned to Instagram to give an early holiday announcement to her 442K followers.
Luke and Caroline Bryan Heat Up ACM Awards Red Carpet With a Little PDA
Luke Bryan co-hosted the ACM Awards with Dierks Bentley on Sunday night (April 3), but the star's wife Caroline was not to be overshadowed. The pair walked the red carpet together, kissing the whole way down the rug and into Las Vegas' MGM Arena.
Relive the All-Time Most Historic ACM Awards Moments in Pictures
The Academy of Country Music Awards — or ACM Awards, for short — have been Country Music's Biggest Party since the 1960s. The ACMs were the very first big program that celebrated country music, and since the debut, they have changed and even moved cities over the years. Now, we're looking back and reminiscing about some of the greatest ACM Awards moments ever.
What Music Video Is This Picture From?
It's a great time of year! Students everywhere are leaving school, closing their books and hitting the beach. This video celebrates that, and there's one singer in particular that really identifies with this. Think you know who it is?
Kids Singing Country Songs: Willie Nelson, ‘Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain’
The story behind this young boy's Willie Nelson cover is a truly inspiring one. Logan Blade is autistic, and he doesn't speak — but boy can he sing!
Kids Singing Country Songs: Loretta Lynn, ‘Coal Miner’s Daughter’
Brynlee isn't just one of Loretta Lynn's biggest fans, she also imitates the iconic singer when she performs! Here, Brynlee sings the classic "Coal Miner's Daughter" in a long white dress while a live Loretta Lynn video plays behind her.
Kids Singing Country Songs: Thomas Rhett, ‘Die a Happy Man’
Thomas Rhett's "Die a Happy Man" is already super sweet, but in this cover it gets an adorable makeover! Three-year-old Braylon belts the cover into his microphone, strumming his guitar. Watch this, but be warned: he will melt your heart.
Jana Kramer ‘So Ready’ to Welcome Baby Girl
Jana Kramer's pregnancy is coming to an end, but she's still been kicking butt on stage (in heels!). The singer admits she's struggled with sickness and is "so ready" to become a mom to her baby girl.
Country Weddings and Engagements in 2015 [Pictures]
2015 must have been the year of the ring, because country artists popped the question and accepted proposals left and right! Celebrate the love of artists like Jason Aldean, Eric Paslay and more in this sweet collection of photos.
Stars Dress Up for the 2015 CMA Awards — See Red Carpet Pictures!
Country Music's Biggest Night isn't just about the music — it's also about the fashion. The moment the artists hit the 2015 CMA Awards red carpet, the gowns sparkled and the suits impressed.