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!
Scariest Tour Bus Accidents Involving Country Artists [Pictures]
The tour bus is their home away from home. These are pretty scary.
Brantley Gilbert Makes $10.5 Million Donation to Toys for Tots
The holiday season and giving spirit have truly gotten ahold of Brantley Gilbert! He may seem like he's tough, but he's a softie at heart and he proved that (again) with a huge donation to Toys for Tots.
Watch the 2015 CMA Awards Red Carpet Live Stream
The 2015 CMA Awards are Nov. 4, and Taste of Country has big news we think you'll appreciate.
22 Really Wild CMA Awards Outfits
When the 2016 CMA Awards air on Nov. 2, you can expect the performers to shine, the awards to be competitive and the fashion ... well, you can never really predict what the stars will be wearing.
See Tim McGraw and Faith Hill’s Cutest and Craziest Photos Through the Years
Kenny Chesney Breaks His Own Record in Philadelphia
Kenny Chesney's summer stadium shows aren't a new concept, but the star manages to reinvent the wheel with each passing year — and people are coming out in droves.
Tracy Lawrence Finds Out Who His Friends Are With Tim McGraw Duet at ToC Fest 2015
‘What Ever Happened to … ?’ 18 Country Artists That Simply Disappeared
"Strawberry Wine" is one of the greatest country songs of all time ... where's Deana Carter?
Peyton Manning and Dierks Bentley Duet on ‘Folsom Prison Blues’ [Watch]
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Samuel Timothy Smith — or Tim McGraw, as we now know him — was born on May 1, 1967 in Delhi, Louisiana. Music has always been in this star's veins, and he began pursuing his dreams of being a country music singer in 1989. Since then, we've watched him age gracefully and chise…