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.
Justin Timberlake Announces ‘The 20/20 Experience’ Release Date in Lyric Video
Justin Timberlake silently slipped the release date for 'The 20/20 Experience' into his new lyric video for 'Suit & Tie.' The date passes by so fast we probably wouldn't even see it, if not for the pause button on YouTube. So just when is Timberlake's third solo…
Nicki Minaj Storms Off ‘American Idol’ Set [Video]
The rumors of friction on the set of 'American Idol' were definitely true, as we saw last night. Nicki Minaj stormed off the set during the Charlotte auditions when the other three judges disregard her helpful advice for an auditioning contestant. Check out the video to see what set her of…
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Perform ‘Thrift Shop’ on ‘Ellen’
After 'Thrift Shop' by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis reached No. 1 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, dethroning Rihanna's 'Diamonds' after 14 weeks at the top, it was the right time for the duo to complete its infiltration of Middle America with a performance of the …
Rihanna to Premiere River Island Collection at London Fashion Week
There's a promising new fashion designer trying to break through in a crowded and competitive industry, and her name is Rihanna. The fashionable pop superstar will premiere her River Island collection of clothing and accessories during London Fashion Week in February.
Nicki Minaj Performs ‘Freedom’ on ‘Ellen’
In promotion of her 'American Idol' gig, Nicki Minaj stopped by 'Ellen' to sing 'Freedom,' a tune from her latest re-release, 'Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded – The Re-Up,' surrounded by fog and giant chandeliers.
One Direction Rehearse for Tokyo Concerts in Preparation for 3D Film
As One Direction gear up for the filming of their 3D movie, the boys have been busy with rehearsals in London along with their backing band as they put the final touches on their live show in preparation for two Japan concerts this weekend.
Alicia Keys Announces Set the World on Fire Tour With Miguel
People's Choice Awards performer Alicia Keys is taking her live show to arenas across the U.S. and Canada starting in March. Her Set the World on Fire Tour includes 24 dates spaced out over six weeks, with a stellar opening act in R&B star Miguel.
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: Sh…
Mariah Carey Brings Six-Year-Old on Stage Who Was Named After Her
Six-year-old Mariah Cini, an Australian girl who was named after Mariah Carey, got the chance to meet her namesake on Jan. 3 when the 'We Belong Together' singer and husband Nick Cannon invited Cini on stage during a concert in Sydney, Australia.