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!
Get a Whiff of This: There’s Now a Luke Bryan Candle!
Ever watched Luke Bryan shake it on stage and wondered what he smells like? Okay, so it's probably not "warm and sweet," but the singer has linked up with famed candlemakers Yankee Candle to release his own wax and wick, anyway.
Luke Bryan Joins Exclusive Ranks After Massive Sold-Out Show
On July 11, Luke Bryan brought some famous friends to Nashville's Vanderbilt Stadium for one epic concert. The five-act show sold out, making Bryan the only country artist to sell out the venue among some big names.
Kenny Chesney Leaves His Worries Behind in Tropical ‘Save It for a Rainy Day’ Video
Kenny Chesney and the beach are one and the same. His favorite thing is to transport to a tropical paradise far away, and the "Save It for a Rainy Day" video is no different. Chesney leaves his worries — and the woman he's thinking about — behind and enjoys a day on the …
Kenny Chesney Breaks His Own Record in Philadelphia
Kenny Chesney's summer stadium shows aren't a new concept, but the star manages to reinvent the wheel with each passing year — and people are coming out in droves.
Tracy Lawrence Finds Out Who His Friends Are With Tim McGraw Duet at ToC Fest 2015
Tracy Lawrence took the stage at the 2015 Taste of Country Festival in the afternoon heat and got the crowd involved in a loud singalong, but it was when headliner Tim McGraw joined his buddy for "Find Out Who Your Friends Are" that the 20,000 fired-up country fans really went crazy.
Eli Young Band Guys Proudly Rock What’s Known as ‘Dad Bod’
Eli Young Band were one of the fan-favorites during the kickoff of the 2015 Taste of Country Festival. The group stopped by to chat with us about the song that "broke them" — and their pride for #DadBod.
LOL! Blake Shelton’s Funniest Tweets
Blake Shelton has more than 12 million followers on Twitter, and for good reason! The "Sangria" singer's sense of humor stole our hearts long before The Voice, but the show has made him a worldwide star. And with that fame comes great responsibility to make people crack up, appar…
Taylor Swift Is a Complete Butt-Kicking Broad in ‘Bad Blood’ Music Video
Taylor Swift was a woman on everyone's mind leading up to the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in Sin City. She lead the nominations for with at total of 14, and she got to debut her intense music video for "Bad Blood."
Peyton Manning and Dierks Bentley Duet on ‘Folsom Prison Blues’ [Watch]
When football star Peyton Manning celebrates something, he invites all of his famous friends to the party. Dierks Bentley was on hand at Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital on Friday night (May 8), and took the stage with the sportsman for a duet of the Johnny Cash classic "Folsom Pr…
The Band Perry Bring ‘Uptown Funk’ to iHeartRadio Country Festival [Watch]
The Band Perry put on a high-energy, exciting show during the iHeartRadio Country Festival in Austin, but there was one part of their show that really stood out. The sibling trio covered "Uptown Funk," and really got the party started.