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!
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.
Watch the 2015 CMA Awards Red Carpet Live Stream
The 2015 CMA Awards are Nov. 4, and Taste of Country has big news we think you'll appreciate.
See Carrie Underwood’s Best CMA Awards Looks Through the Years
Carrie Underwood has been hosting the CMA Awards for eight years, but she's been attending since long before that.
Blake Shelton Knocks Tabloids at His 5x No. 1 Party in Nashville
Blake Shelton had a lot to celebrate in Nashville last week. The singer commemorated a total of five No. 1 hits at a party at Midtown's Losers Bar. He took time to thank the many songwriters involved in helping him with his success, but since it's Shelton, he couldn't be completely se…
10 Sexiest Voices in Country Music
Is it a low growl or the confidence to reach up and hit those delicate high notes? Is it crooning about candles and satin sheets that makes a voice sexy, or is it singing about guy stuff, like hunting and raising hell? You'll find all of the above in this list of the 10 sexiest voices in countr…
See Tim McGraw and Faith Hill’s Cutest and Craziest Photos Through the Years
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill make up one of country's most powerful (and most adorable) couples. That's why we're celebrating this phenomenal pair by reminiscing over some of their cutest — and craziest — moments!
Luke Bryan, Jason Derulo Connect for Really Incredible Karaoke Duet [Watch]
As one of the most successful stars in country music, it's not a secret that Luke Bryan has vocal talent. But this duet with R&B star Jason Derulo shows a completely new area of the "Kick the Dust Up" hitmaker's range. ... And wow!
Luke Bryan Attempts the ‘Whip’ and ‘Nae Nae’ Dance Moves [Watch]
Luke Bryan is practically known for his dance moves — he isn't afraid to shake it onstage for thousands of fans. But while the "Kick the Dust Up" singer has mastered his own hip-shakes, what about some new dance trends?
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.
Hunter Mountain Heats Up on Day 3 of ToC Fest 2015 [Pictures]
Even though it was abnormally hot on Sunday (June 14) on Hunter Mountain, fans and artists came out to party. The 2015 Taste of Country Music Festival is in its final day, but that hasn't changed the atmosphere.
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…
Throwback Thursday: See Our Taste of Country Festival Acts as Kids!
We're just weeks away from the 2015 Taste of Country Music Festival, and the countdown is on! The festival kicks off on June 12 at Hunter Mountain in New York, and this year's lineup is stacked. Throwback with us as you flip through pictures of our 2015 acts ... as kids! What could be…