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!
Country Weddings & Engagements in 2016
2016 has been a year for romance, as a number of country artists either got down on one knee or accepted rings this year.
Martina McBride + More Band Against Cancer in Denver [Pictures]
Martina McBride's Band Against Cancer Tour made a stop in Denver on Oct. 8. The powerhouse vocalist brought Thompson Square and Cassadee Pope along for a night full of good music for a great cause.
Jana Kramer Is Striving to ‘Show Women That They Are Strong’
Jana Kramer is keeping very busy these days. She's competing as a finalist on Dancing With the Stars, balancing her career and being a mom, and she wants to be a role model to show women that they can do anything.
Cute Kids Singing Country Songs: ‘Friends in Low Places’ Thanksgiving Parody
Usually when adorable kids sing country songs, it's a sweet rendition of a classic, but this one is also hilarious! Students from a New York elementary school had a little fun with Garth Brooks' 'Friends in Low Places,' mixing it up for Thanksgiving.
Rascal Flatts Bring Rhythm and Roots to Hartford’s Xfinity Theatre [Pictures]
Rascal Flatts traveled to Hartford, Conn., for their Rhythm and Roots Tour. On Aug. 13, the trio packed the Xfinity Theatre for a high-energy show, and Taste of Country has exclusive pictures.
Underrated CMA Awards Moment: Faith Hill Perfecting Eric Church’s Bowtie
Eric Church was due to accept a massive award at the 2016 CMA Awards, and Faith Hill wanted him to look perfect for his moment.
Legends Shine During Performance-Filled 50th CMA Awards [Pictures]
There was never a dull moment during Wednesday night's (Nov. 2) CMA Awards. The opening tribute was arguably the most iconic moment of the night, starring numerous legends and an emotional ending by Randy Travis. And that was only the beginning.
Miranda Lambert and Anderson East Go Dark for 2016 CMA Awards [Pictures]
Miranda Lambert showed up to the 50th annual CMA Awards in a stunning dark ensemble with the perfect accessory on her arm: boyfriend Anderson East.
Tim McGraw Reflects on CMA Awards With Sweet Faith Hill Pic: ‘Damn, I’m Lucky!’
It's good to be Tim McGraw. The "How I'll Always Be" singer attended the 2016 CMA Awards with his gorgeous wife, Faith Hill, on Wednesday (Nov. 2), and he couldn't get over just how lucky he is.
Stars Sharpen Up for 50th Anniversary CMA Awards [Red Carpet Pictures]
Country music's biggest stars put on their black tie threads for the 2016 CMA Awards — the 50th anniversary of the event — and took our breath away on the red carpet, before the show even started.