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 + Chris Brown Hop Out of Bed for a Munchie Run in Los Angeles
Rihanna and Chris Brown haven't been back together all that long, so it's still news when they go out for an Icee. The still-pretending-they're-not-together couple headed out to a convenience store in L.A. on Wednesday in RiRi's brand-new Porsche.
Pink Slapped With $36K Lawsuit by Former Producers
You're not a real superstar performer these days if somebody isn't suing you for something. Pink is the latest star to be hit with litigation after her former producers filed suit for more than $36K in unpaid royalties for songs they worked on way back in 1999.
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…
Adele, Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift Named Forbes’ Brightest Music Stars Under 30
Forbes Magazine is confirming what we already knew: Adele, Justin Bieber, and Taylor Swift are among the 30 Brightest Music Stars Under 30.
PS22 Sing in Honor of Sandy Hook Shooting Victims
The children of Staten Island choir PS22 are known for their adorable covers of pop songs, but they're going to touch a lot more hearts with their latest performance. In a new video, the choir performs the official school song of Sandy Hook Elementary School in remembrance of the 20 first-grade…
Watch Taylor Swift Perform Acoustic Set of ‘Red’ Tracks for Fans
Even though she's been moving in more of a catchy pop direction, the songs on Taylor Swift's 'Red' album still possess heart and lyrical depth, as she proved during an acoustic performances of three of its tracks in Nashville.
Inquest into Amy Winehouse’s Death Reopened
More than a year after an inquest into Amy Winehouse's July 2011 death -- which found that the singer died from alcohol poisoning -- reports have surfaced that the coroner was unqualified for her position.
Ed Sheeran Has Already ‘Done Around 26 Songs’ for Sophomore Album
Even though he's just starting to become a superstar in the U.S., Ed Sheeran is already well on his way to finishing his second album. The British singer-songwriter revealed that he's completed more than two dozen songs for the project — but don't expect another collaboration wi…
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.