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!
Sam Hunt’s ‘Take Your Time’ Video Is Unexpectedly Dark and Intense
Sam Hunt's "Take Your Time" video is intense. In the clip, the relative newcomer takes a fearless stand against domestic violence, and then becomes the hero.
Kelsea Ballerini Announces Debut Album While on the Opry
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Cute Kids Singing Country Songs – Luke Bryan, ‘Country Girl (Shake It for Me)’
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Brenna Yaeger Wows Judges With Miranda Lambert Cover on ‘The Voice’ [Watch]
The Voice went country once again on Tuesday night (March 3) when a hopeful sang a Miranda Lambert cover. Brenna Yaeger chose to sing Lambert's "The House That Built Me," and impressed the judges.
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2015 Taste of Country Music Festival Profile: Josh Abbott Band
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Maddie and Tae's new single, "Fly," is a far cry from their previous hit, "Girl in a Country Song," and the videos are also vastly different. The video for "Fly" embodies everything the empowering song is about — always following your dreams.