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!
George Strait’s Final Show Breaks a Ticket Sale Record
George Strait may have already made his last stop on the Cowboy Rides Away Tour, but the record breaking hasn't stopped. Strait's final concert in Arlington, Texas broke not just attendance records -- the singer has also topped an even bigger ticket sales record!
Brad Paisley Hunts Down Mystery Soldiers for Heartfelt Deed
Brad Paisley loves the troops, and he has no qualms about showing it. In fact, when two women attended one of the singer's recent concerts in Bangor, Maine with cardboard cutouts of their soldier significant others, Paisley went above and beyond to pay his respects.
Post-CMT Awards Party Turns Into Karaoke Session With Blake Shelton
It's always a party when Blake Shelton is around and the post-CMT Awards Party was no different. James Van Der Beek says that Shelton turned the party into a wild night of karaoke (and he was the coach!).
Carrie Underwood Amongst Stars Featured in Rock Hall of Fame Broadcast
Carrie Underwood had a big honor recently when she was asked to perform alongside Emmylou Harris and Sheryl Crow, as well as Stevie Nicks, Bonnie Raitt and Glenn Frey to honor Linda Rondstadt during her Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction. Tonight (…
Toby Keith to Release ‘5 Rounds’ CD Set
Singer-songwriter Toby Keith is keeping himself extra busy. In June, he's set to release '5 Rounds,' a CD set that includes a whole slew of Keith hits. He's also hitting the road, having drinks and hosting a charity golf tournament.
Tim McGraw to Fighting Fans: ‘Don’t Be an Idiot’ [Video]
Tim McGraw is the latest country star to break up a mid-concert fight. During a Sundown Heaven Town Tour stop in Wheatland, Calif. he had a few choice words for some unruly fans.
Lucy Hale, Joel Crouse Sing ‘Frozen’ Theme Together
Car rides are good for one thing: sing-a-longs. Actress/singer Lucy Hale made use of her time in the car with country singer Joel Crouse and their musician friend, Kyle Rife. The trio sang a popular song from the animated musical 'Frozen.'
Eric Church Takes On Scalpers in Minneapolis
Eric Church doesn't tolerate scalpers and he's proving it in Minneapolis. In one week, over 14,000 tickets have sold for that particular show but it turns out nearly 1,000 were purchased by scalpers -- and Church isn't having it.
William Shatner ‘Sings’ Luke Bryan’s ‘Country Girl (Shake It for Me)’
William Shatner unleashed his inner country star recently lending his voice to one of Luke Bryan's most popular hits, 'Country Girl (Shake It for Me).'
Keith Urban on ‘Idol’ Competition: ‘It’s ‘The Hunger Games”
'American Idol' is a serious competition and Keith Urban is well aware of how tough the competition can be.
Tim McGraw Admits Audio Issues Helped Create Memorable ACM Photo
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill are one stunning couple, but it wasn't just Hill's beautiful dress that caused the 'Lookin' For That Girl' singer to take a moment during their memorable ACM performance.