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.
Watch a Sneak Peek of Rihanna’s ‘Diamonds’ Video
The video for Rihanna's 'Diamonds' is almost here. Behind-the-scenes footage from the video shoot reveals an apocalyptic set, with firefighters and police in riot gear as RiRi stares up at the flames. One quick cutaway seems to show the singer floating face down in a pool of water. We're intrigued b…
Listen to Snippet of Rihanna + Chris Brown Collab ‘Nobody’s Business’
'Nobody's Business,' the controversial collaboration between Rihanna and her former beau, Chris Brown, is an upbeat pop song that recalls classic Michael Jackson, based on a 90-second sample of the track that leaked this week.
Listen to Snippets of Rihanna’s ‘Unapologetic’
A hard-hitting hip-hop-influenced track and a mid-tempo ballad about lost love that could be directed to Chris Brown are among four tracks featured on a leaked clip of music from Rihanna's 'Unapologetic' album. The audio is not high quality, but it gives us our first big taste of what…
Watch Kesha Perform ‘Die Young’ on ‘X Factor’ Australia
Kesha was a warrior princess during her 'X Factor' Australia appearance, where she performed her latest smash hit, 'Die Young.'
Beyonce Votes, Writes Open Letter to Obama
Beyonce has election fever! On her website, Bey posted a series of photos that captured her filling out her ballot, and she also posted a personal letter to President Obama in which she thanked him for his leadership and called him an inspiration to her daughter, Blue Ivy.
Rihanna Shares Behind-the-Scenes Footage From Her ‘Unapologetic’ Album Shoot
A new promotional video for Rihanna's 'Unapologetic' album shows behind-the-scenes footage of the pop star backstage during the MTV Video Music Awards and at a shooting range, where she destroys a paper target with frightening accuracy.
Taylor Swift Accused of Ripping Off Lyrics for ‘All Too Well’
Taylor Swift is facing accusations that she stole a lyric on her new song 'All Too Well' from a song by Matt Nathanson. ONTD points out that the lyric matches, almost word-for-word, a line from Nathanson's 2003 track 'I Saw,' and fans have noted the similarity on Twitter.
Christina Aguilera, Bon Jovi + More to Perform at Hurricane Sandy Benefit Concert
As many on the East Coast try to get their lives back to normal after the devastation of Hurricane Sandy, NBC has announced an hour-long benefit concert for victims of the storm. Christina Aguilera and a host of rockers will perform live on 'Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together,' which airs th…
Listen to Bruno Mars’ Opening Album Track ‘Young Girls’
Bruno Mars debuted the new song 'Young Girls' on 'Saturday Night Live' two weeks ago as a piano ballad with a delicate string section. Now, the studio version of the song has leaked, and it's much more lively, with drums, synth accents and a mid-tempo beat.
Cee Lo Green Denies Sexual Battery Allegations
TMZ is reporting that Cee Lo Green has been accused of sexual battery, but the site also received a forceful denial from the singer, who insisted that he did nothing inappropriate.