Scott Shetler is a Chicago-based freelance writer whose words can be found on PopCrush, Diffuser and other music, pop culture and travel websites. He has interviewed a wide range of artists, from Anthony Kiedis to Weird Al Yankovic and from Amanda Palmer to Taylor Hanson. He freely acknowledges an inexplicable obsession with the music of cheesy ‘80s pop duo Air Supply.
Rihanna, Taylor Swift + More Set to Perform at 2013 Grammys
The stars are coming out for the 2013 Grammy Awards. Rihanna and Taylor Swift are among the first batch of performers announced for the 55th Annual Grammys, along with fun., Mumford & Sons and the Black Keys.
Jennifer Lopez Confirms Release of New Album
Jennifer Lopez won't be a judge on 'American Idol' in 2013, but she still thinks this year is full of "infinite possibilities." On New Year's Eve, she sent out a tweet that conveyed her excitement for the year and confirmed one important piece of information: She has a new album coming!
Skrillex, Calvin Harris + More to Perform Live on New Year’s Eve
EDM is where it's at on New Year's Eve this year. Skrillex, Calvin Harris, Afrojack, Avicii and Moby are among the electronic artists ringing in 2013 with live performances across the country.
Redfoo of LMFAO Drops New Song ‘Bring Out the Bottles’
LMFAO may be on hiatus, but nothing will stop Redfoo from party rocking. The afro-loving frontman has dropped a new electropop song called 'Bring Out the Bottles' in which he promises to keep the bubbly flowing.
Carly Rose Sonenclar’s Family Pissed at LeAnn Rimes
Carly Rose Sonenclar's 'How Do I Live' duet with LeAnn Rimes on the 'X Factor' finale was a mess, thanks largely to Rimes' erratic singing, which may have contributed to 13-year-old Sonenclar's failure to win the 'X Factor' title. Rimes actually issued a statement claiming that it was Carly Rose who was off-key and nervous, which has the teen's family fuming.
Kesha Addresses the ‘Forced’ Statement She Made About ‘Die Young’
Kesha's 'Die Young' dropped sharply in radio airplay after the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut, causing the singer to issue a curious statement claiming that she was "forced" to sing the chorus of the song against her will. Today (Dec. 20), Kesha wrote a new blog post explaining her comments.
Justin Bieber Acoustic Album Dropping in January
That new acoustic Justin Bieber album is coming out way sooner than everyone expected. The Biebs stopped by 'Ellen' to announce the record will be coming out next month, January 2013!
Justin Bieber, the Wanted + More Added to ‘New Year’s Rockin’ Eve’ Lineup
The already-stacked lineup for 'New Year's Rockin' Eve' just got another blast of star power with the addition of Justin Bieber, the Wanted, Psy and others, who will help ring in the 2013 new year with host Ryan Seacrest and headliner Taylor Swift.
The Wanted Claim They Would ‘Get Arrested’ if One Direction Feud Continues
The once-friendly rivalry between the Wanted and One Direction has gotten heated in recent weeks, with personal insults on Twitter and threats of violence. The groups will be in the same building on Friday, performing as part of the Z100 Jingle Ball concert in New York City, but the Wanted's Max George says the dueling boy bands won't go near each other.
Gavin DeGraw Highlights Inspiring People in ‘Soldier’ Video
Despite its title, Gavin DeGraw's 'Soldier' is not about war, but instead deals with going the extra mile to help someone you love. The song's music video picks up on that theme by shining the spotlight on regular folks doing heroic things for people in need.