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!
See Pics of Country Stars With Their Moms
No matter how famous they get or how many fans are screaming their names, country's biggest stars always have a place in their heart for dear ol' Mom.
Remember When Dolly Parton Hosted ‘Saturday Night Live’?
Dolly Parton is a country music legend, but she's also got a great sense of humor!
Celebrate National Pet Day With Country Music’s Beloved Furry Friends [Pictures]
Dogs are a
man's woman's country singer's best friend — cats, too! Sure, our favorite artists have hectic schedules packed with performances, interviews and studio time, but they always make time for their furry friends.
Hillary Scott’s Best Looks Through the Years [Pictures]
Let's face it, all three Lady Antebellum members are easy on the eyes, but this one goes out to the beautiful Hillary Scott!
ABCs of Cancer Give St. Jude Patients a Chance to Share Their Experience
It takes just seconds to learn that the experience for kids at the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is different than at any other hospital. Inside, kids as young as just a few months old are getting treatment for cancer or other life-threatening illnesses, but the building and atmosphere …
Lovely Baby Bumps: Cutest Pregnant Bellies in Country Music
Country females are strong — many balance being full-time stars who tour, write music and record albums with being full-time moms, as well. They make it look easy while also looking flawless, and don't get us started on that pregnant glow! Today, we're reminiscing over our most favo…
8 Real Country Gifts for Your Cupid-Hating Hubby
Is your man one of those that thinks Valentine's Day is just a holiday made by greeting card companies to take your money? Change his mind this Feb. 14 by snagging one of these great country gifts.
Hello, Dolly: See Pictures of Dolly Parton Through the Years
You've heard Dolly's story. Celebrate her career in this Dolly Parton Through the Years photo gallery.
See the Judds Through the Years
Naomi and Wynonna Judd entertained fans for years as the Judds before going on hiatus in the early 1990s. And while Wynonna went on to have a successful solo career, it was together that the mother and daughter would leave a lasting mark. The gallery of photos above celebrates important milestones i…
Country Stars Get Silly With Santa
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Country artists can't resist getting their photo taken with Santa — and sometimes they even dress as the bearded man (or woman).