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!
2014 CMA Awards Best Dressed Pictures
The 2014 CMA Music Awards brought out the best in country music, which also meant the best in fashion. Most country stars dress to the nines for Country Music's Biggest Night, and this year, there were so many who took our breath away!
2014 CMA Awards Worst Dressed Pictures
Sure, high fashion was in attendance at the 2014 CMA Awards, but not everyone got the memo. As much as we love 'em for their music, these folks left a lot to be desired on the red carpet, looks-wise. Do you agree with our picks for the 2014 CMA Awards Worst Dressed list?
Maddie and Tae Prep for Their First CMA Awards, Recall Where They Were Last Year
It has been quite a year for newcomers Maddie & Tae, whose debut single 'Girl in a Country Song' undoubtedly helped them snag an invite to the 2014 CMA Awards. The duo recall how far they've come since last year, including where they watched the show and how they're prepping …
More 2014 CMA Awards Performers Announced
The 48th annual CMA Awards are quickly approaching, and a few big names have already been announced as performers.
Hunter Hayes to Play in Nashville Before the CMA Awards to Honor Servicemen + Women
Hunter Hayes is kicking off the CMA Awards week with a party! The 'Invisible' singer will throw his very own celebration in downtown Nashville on Monday (Nov. 3) with a free show.
Kelly Clarkson Covers Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake It Off,’ Is Still Phenomenal [Watch]
At a Saturday night's (Oct. 25) concert in Buffalo, Kelly Clarkson brought out a cover that no one expected. The original 'American Idol' showed fans she's a true Swiftie with her own version of Taylor Swift's 'Shake It Off.'
Sara Evans to Spread Holiday Cheer With ‘At Christmas’ Album
Although it's a little early, Sara Evans is in the holiday spirit! And she hopes that jolly attitude will rub off on her fans when she releases her new holiday album, 'At Christmas.'
Blake Shelton Is as Crazy as He Seems, the Band Perry Confirm
Now that the Band Perry have been on the road with funny man Blake Shelton, they've discovered just how wild and crazy he really is.
Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert Growing Apart, Divorcing? Blake Says … [NSFW]
Judging by a recent tweet, Blake Shelton is growing pretty tired of tabloids running rumors about his marriage to Miranda Lambert.
Garth Brooks Reveals ‘Man Against Machine’ Album Cover
More information on the highly anticipated forthcoming Garth Brooks album is slowly trickling in. The legend -- who is making a monstrous comeback in 2014 -- has announced the title, 'Man Against Machine,' along with the cover art.