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.
Why Are Web Artists Upset With Rihanna + Azealia Banks?
Creators and fans of the visual aesthetic known by some as seapunk are speaking out against Rihanna and Azealia Banks, whom they say ripped off the fashion and design trend during recent performances and music videos.
No Doubt Perform ‘Looking Hot’ at 2012 MTV EMAs
No Doubt have been performing together since before current pop stars like Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift were born. Amid all the newcomers performing at yesterday's MTV Europe Music Awards, Gwen Stefani and her bandmates embraced their moment when they performed their latest single, 'Look…
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…
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.
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.
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.'