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.
Prince Shows Off Skills in ‘Rock and Roll Love Affair’ Performance Video
For those who may have forgotten that Prince is a musical genius who has mastered at least a dozen instruments, he gently reminds us in the 'Rock and Roll Love Affair' video with an opening scene in which he plays guitar and keyboards at the same time, with one hand on each. That is some s…
Coldplay Taking Three-Year Hiatus From Touring
Even after a year and a half of non-stop touring, Chris Martin isn't ready to leave the road, but during the final Australian show of Coldplay's Mylo Xyloto Tour, he acknowledged that the band won't be touring again for a while.
Beyonce to Drop ‘Intimate’ HBO Documentary in February
Beyonce has been protective of her privacy since the birth of her daughter Blue Ivy in January, but she's about to invite fans into her home with the release of an intimate documentary premiering February 16, 2013 on HBO.
Selena Gomez Reportedly Holds Studio Sessions With Taylor Swift + Miley Cyrus
Selena Gomez isn't spending all her time dealing with rumors of a breakup with Justin Bieber (which now appear to be false). Gomez was spotted in the studio this weekend recording new music with fellow young superstars Taylor Swift and Miley Cyrus.
Taylor Swift Wins 2012 American Music Award for Favorite Female Country Artist
Taylor Swift made it five wins in a row in the Favorite Female Country Artist category at the American Music Awards when she captured the 2012 trophy tonight (Nov. 18) in Los Angeles.
Ellie Goulding to Release ‘Figure 8′ as Next ‘Halcyon’ Single
Ellie Goulding is about to release the brooding 'Figure 8' as her next single. The slow-burning pop song will hit U.K. retailers on Dec. 16, according to Goulding herself, who tweeted the news along with the cover art, which shows a close-up of the singer pensively staring into the distanc…
2013 People’s Choice Awards: Justin Bieber + Adam Levine Lead Nominations
Forget the electoral college. The voters of America have spoken, and they want... Justin Bieber and Adam Levine. The pop stars are the top nominees for the 2013 People's Choice Awards, announced this morning (Nov. 15) in Los Angeles.
Matchbox Twenty Reveal 2013 North Tour Dates
Matchbox Twenty are coming soon to your nearest casino! The 'She's So Mean' performers have announced a batch of more than 30 concert dates in early 2013 that will take the band to theaters and casino resorts around the country in support of their 'North' album.
Taylor Swift Promotes MTV’s ‘Restore the Shore’ Hurricane Sandy Benefit
Taylor Swift doesn't want people to move on and forget about those devastated by Hurricane Sandy last month. The pop-country superstar has recorded a promo for MTV's 'Restore the Shore' benefit in which she waxes nostalgic about her memories of the Jersey Shore.
Rihanna Announces 777 Tour Details
Rihanna's seven-day international mini-tour to promote her 'Unapologetic' album kicks off on Wednesday, Nov. 14 in Mexico City and wraps up Nov. 20 in New York City. RiRi just revealed the details of the 777 Tour, though the exact venues will remain secret until she arrives in each ci…
Pink Recruits the Hives for Her 2013 North American Tour
Pink has always been a pop singer with a rock 'n roll attitude, so it makes perfect sense that she's bringing along rowdy Swedish rockers the Hives on her Covergirl-sponsored 2013 North American tour.
Alicia Keys Unveils New Piano Ballad ‘Brand New Me’
Alicia Keys sings that she's "too busy finding myself" on 'Brand New Me,' a new piano ballad all about personal growth that appears on her upcoming 'Girl on Fire' album.