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.
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…
Prince Releases Lyric Video for New Song ‘Screw Driver’
Prince seems to be gearing up for another big comeback. The typically reclusive performer appears on the cover of the current issue of Billboard and has been releasing new music, including the just-issued lyric video for a song called 'Screw Driver.'
Watch ‘SNL’ Promos Starring Adam Levine
Just a few months after Adam Levine performed on 'Saturday Night Live' as the musical guest with Maroon 5, the rocker is back to host the show. If the promos released today by NBC are any indication, expect a heavy dose of dry wit and comedic references to 'The Voice.'
NKOTB Touring With 98 Degrees + Boyz II Men, Releasing New Single + Album
Children of the '90s, rejoice! Less than a year after wrapping up their hugely successful boy band tour with the Backstreet Boys, New Kids on the Block will try to repeat that success by heading out on the road this summer with 98 Degrees and Boyz II Men. And this isn't just a nostalgia to…
Paramore Return With Urgent Single ‘Now’
Paramore are back after an extended absence with 'Now,' a high-octane rock track from their upcoming self-titled album.
‘Glee': ‘Sadie Hawkins’ Episode Song List
This week on 'Glee,' the girls turn the tables on the guys by asking them out for the 'Sadie Hawkins' dance. The episode features a wide range of music revolving around the dance, including the current No. 1 tune in the country, a classic TLC track, and a certain Sir Mix-a-Lot od…
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 …
Alicia Keys, Katy Perry + More to Perform at Obama’s Inaugural Ball
Katy Perry was a big supporter of President Obama during the 2012 presidential campaign, and Alicia Keys sang 'No One' at his 2009 inauguration. Both stars are among a diverse group of musicians lined up for the Inaugural Balls on Monday as Obama is officially sworn in for a second term.
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.