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!
More Top Stars Added to American Country Countdown Awards
The inaugural American Country Countdown Awards just keep getting hotter! The awards show has announced that Carrie Underwood, Jason Aldean, Eric Church and Brett Eldredge will all perform during the broadcast.
Jake Owen Surprises Fans by Daylighting as Uber Driver
Hopefully, Jake Owen is a good driver! The 'Beachin'' singer is taking some time away from his busy career as a country megastar on Friday (Nov. 21) for an ubercool reason.
People Magazine Confirms What We Already Knew: Blake Shelton Is Sexy!
Newsflash: Blake Shelton is darn sexy! Officially, too -- the country singer was named one of the sexiest men alive in 2014 by People magazine.
Three-Year-Old Invites Miranda Lambert to His Birthday Party and It’s Adorable! [Watch]
Three-year-old Ronan has one wish and one wish only this year: he wants superstar Miranda Lambert to come to his birthday party!
Rascal Flatts Booked for Residency at Las Vegas’ Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
Naturally, most people think of Nashville as country music's mecca, but Las Vegas is quickly becoming a second home for the genre. The most recent act to take residency is Rascal Flatts, who are booked for a short run at the Joint, which is located inside the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.
Don’t Expect to Find Jason Aldean in Any Steamy Music Video Love Scenes
Sure, Jason Aldean's 'Burnin' It Down' video is super sexy, but originally, there was an even steamier plan.
Taylor Swift, Is That You? Star Graces Wonderland Cover Looking Very Different
Taylor Swift is featured on the newest cover of Wonderland magazine ... or at least we think it's her?
Country Artists We’ve Lost in 2014 [Pictures]
This year, country music -- and music in general -- suffered some big losses. Several great artists passed away, but their mark on music will be remembered forever, whether famous for their vocal talents, songwriting skills or playing abilities.
Eric Church Joins Kenny Chesney’s Big Revival Tour for Five Stadium Shows
As if Kenny Chesney's Big Revival Tour could get any bigger, Eric Church has announced he'll be joining the superstar for five stadium shows!
Faith Hill Hitting the Big Screen Again in ‘Dixieland’
Faith Hill is returning to the big screen for the first time since 2004 -- the singer just wrapped filming for 'Dixieland,' a crime drama.