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!
Kelsea Ballerini Enjoys a Romantic Paris Vacation With Boyfriend
Kelsea Ballerini has worked hard this year and is overdue for a vacation! This week she went wheels up with her boyfriend, Morgan Evans, for a romantic Paris getaway.
Kacey Musgraves, Brothers Osborne to Keep Pilgrimage Music Fest Country
The 2nd Annual Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival happens this weekend, just south of Nashville. Kacey Musgraves and Brothers Osborne will help keep the event country, with both taking the stage on Sunday (Sept. 25).
Second Graders Sing Kelsea Ballerini for Their ‘Brain Break’ [Watch]
A Columbus, Ohio, second grade class takes a "brain break" every school day to give themselves time to unwind. This clip finds the seven and 8-year-olds in a singalong to a Kelsea Ballerini song with a positive message.
Keith Urban, Brett Eldredge Bring the Ripcord Tour to Massachusetts [Pictures]
Keith Urban's Ripcord Tour traveled up north to Mansfield, Mass., on a very important date. The Aussie brought along Maren Morris and Brett Eldredge on the eve of his and Nicole Kidman's anniversary.
Aaron Lewis Gushes Over His Daughter’s Vocals on ‘Travelin’ Soldier’
Aaron Lewis' Sinner has been released, and the last track is an important one, a duet featuring his teenage daughter. Lewis stopped by the Taste of Country Nights studio and gushed about her vocals.
Kelsea Ballerini ‘Bawls’ Through ‘Peter Pan’ Live in Detroit [Watch]
Kelsea Ballerini took a Detroit stage on Thursday (Sept. 15) as part of the Rascal Flatts tour. When she performed her newest No. 1 single, "Peter Pan," she couldn't contain her emotions.
Ryan Hurd’s ‘We Do Us’ Is Helping Him ‘Do Him’ — As an Artist
Singer-songwriter Ryan Hurd is best known for the songs he's written for other artists, like Blake Shelton, Jake Owen and Rascal Flatts. But that's changing.
Jake Owen Brings ‘American Love’ to Madison Square Park [Pictures]
Jake Owen brought a beach vibe to New York City following the release of American Love. On Aug. 3, the Florida native played a free show in Madison Square Park to celebrate his record.
Luke Bryan, Chris Stapleton + More Join 2016 Charlie Daniels Volunteer Jam
Charlie Daniels' 80th Birthday Volunteer Jam is going to be one for the record books. The lineup for the epic concert includes Luke Bryan, Chris Stapleton and several other incredible acts.
Country Artists Swap Faces (and Things Get Scary!)
Social media can't get enough of face-swapping — and neither can we! We swapped country artist's faces, and things got a little, um, terrifying!