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.
No Doubt Perform ‘Looking Hot’ at 2012 American Music Awards
No Doubt put their own slacker spin on the notion of formal award show attire during their performance of 'Looking Hot' at the 2012 American Music Awards.
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…
Hallelujah! Beyonce Is Back in the Studio
A single photo on Instagram has set off waves of excitement throughout the social media world. And it's easy to see why — Beyonce is back in the recording studio. New music from the woman who brought us 'Single Ladies,' 'Crazy in Love,' 'Irreplaceable' and &a…
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.
Big Time Rush + Rachel Crow Appear on Nickelodeon Christmas Album
Nickelodeon wants to wish kids and teens a 'Merry Nickmas' this holiday season with the release of a new compilation featuring music from the network's biggest music stars, including Big Time Rush, Rachel Crow and Victoria Justice.
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 Original Recordings of Demi Lovato’s ‘Shut Up and Love Me’ + ‘For the Love of a …
Fans of Demi Lovato have two new recordings to enjoy from the 'X Factor' judge. 'Shut Up and Love Me,' is an unreleased fan favorite, while 'For the Love of a Daughter' is a three-year-old demo of a song that ended up making its way onto Lovato's 2011 album 'U…
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.
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…
Eminem Featured on Skylar Grey’s Upcoming Single ‘C’Mon Let Me Ride’
Eminem is repaying Skylar Grey for co-writing his smash hit 'Love the Way You Lie' by executive-producing her new album and singing — yes, singing — the hook of Queen's 'Bicycle Race' on Grey's new single. Eminem playing the role of Freddie Mercury? We can&a…
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.
Owl City + Carly Rae Jepsen Aren’t Having a ‘Good Time’ With Copyright Lawsuits
It's always a good time? Not when Owl City, Carly Rae Jepsen, and a host of others are on the receiving end of a lawsuit alleging they ripped off 'Good Time' from a 2010 track by an Alabama-based singer-songwriter.