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!
Taylor Swift Bringing Nerdy Natalie to ‘Jimmy Fallon’ [Watch]
Taylor Swift is apparently all about keeping secrets lately. After teasing fans with an announcement last week (we now know she's gearing up for a live stream, likely pertaining to new music), the superstar has introduced us to her alter ego, Natalie.
Carrie Underwood Booked as Super Bowl 2015 Halftime Performer?
Every year, fans anxiously await the announcement of the Super Bowl halftime performer ... could that person be country superstar Carrie Underwood in 2015?
Does Billy Ray Cyrus Want to Set Miley Up With a Country Star? Rumor Has It …
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After encountering problems with ticket sales for three of his Atlanta concerts, Garth Brooks held a meeting with Ticketmaster. Now, he's adding even more shows in the Southern hub.
Kenny Chesney Unveils Track Listing for ‘The Big Revival’
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Luke Bryan Wakes Us Up With ‘Good Morning America’ Party [Watch]
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Miranda Lambert Sign in Lindale Vandalized, Star’s Dad Speaks Out
In Lindale, Texas, there's a sign with Miranda Lambert's face on it welcoming folks to town. But recently, the sign was vandalized, giving Lambert an unwelcome new look.
‘Nashville’ Season Premiere to Include Live Musical Performances
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Tim McGraw Settles Slapping Incident With Fan the ‘Old-Fashioned Way’
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Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood Make Lawsuit Jokes in ‘High Life’ [Listen]
Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood love to crack jokes together, and this time they've done it in song. The two take inspiration from a lawsuit claiming they ripped off their duet 'Remind Me' in Paisley's 'High Life' from his forthcoming album.