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!
Kids Singing Country Songs: Dolly Parton, ‘Jolene’
Dolly Parton is not an artist who is easy to cover. She's one of country's biggest legends and most impressive voices. Lauren Klepp turned to her YouTube page to do just that, and when you hear her voice you won't believe her age!
Kids Singing Country Songs: George Strait Medley
Everyone loves George Strait, but this 4-year-old boy may be Strait's No. 1 fan. This tiny country crooner dresses up, wears a guitar and hits stages to open for local bands. He wows them with his renditions of Strait songs and he's just too cute for words.
Artists Rock Out, Laugh a Lot and Fully Live the 2016 ACM Awards [Pictures]
The 2016 Academy of Country Music Awards started out with co-hosts Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley, but Blake Shelton couldn't stay away!
Luke Bryan Brings Dustin Lynch Along to ‘Kill the Lights’ in Connecticut [Pictures]
Luke Bryan's Kill the Lights Tour is still going strong, and on Feb. 26, the booty-shaking country singer brought that tour to Uncasville, Ct. He rocked the stage (and his hips) in front of a huge crowd, along with Dustin Lynch.
Carrie Underwood Lights Up Philly With Swon Brothers, Easton Corbin [Pictures]
Carrie Underwood's Storyteller Tour took on Philadelphia, Penn., on Feb. 22, where the superstar and her guests the Swon Brothers and Easton Corbin wowed the crowd.
Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani Spend Valentine’s Day at Pre-Grammys Party
Blake Shelton and girlfriend Gwen Stefani spent their Valentine's Day together at a high-profile pre-Grammys gala thrown by music industry icon Clive Davis, getting cozy enough to let everyone know how happy they are together.
Country Shines at the 2016 Grammys: Red Carpet and Show Pictures!
Country artists were front and center on the red carpet of the 2016 Grammy Awards — Music's Biggest Night. From anticipated performances to talent-filled awards categories, the lineup is stacked with familiar names, and like the good friends that they are, country acts were elated to sha…
Carrie Underwood Trolls Nashville Predators Forward on Twitter
Carrie Underwood couldn't help herself from playfully trolling Nashville Predators forward Ryan Johansen on Twitter after she caught him locking lips -- with his hockey stick.
‘American Idol’ Country Finalists: Where Are They Now?
We all know Carrie Underwood and Scotty McCreery rose to country royalty with the help of the reality show, but what about the other finalists who rocked a little twang?
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.