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.
Drake Releases ‘Started From the Bottom’ Video From Upcoming ‘Nothing Was the Same’ Album
Drake wants you to know that he 'Started From the Bottom' and worked his way up. His rags to riches story is the focus of his latest music video, which shows how the rapper went from night manager at a drug store to hip-hop superstar.
Mariah Carey Recording ‘Almost Home’ for the ‘Oz and the Great and Powerful’ Soundtrack
The soundtrack for the upcoming adventure film 'Oz and the Great and Powerful' will feature at least one great and powerful diva, because Mariah Carey has signed on to contribute the song 'Almost Home.'
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.'
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.
Alicia Keys Announces Set the World on Fire Tour With Miguel
People's Choice Awards performer Alicia Keys is taking her live show to arenas across the U.S. and Canada starting in March. Her Set the World on Fire Tour includes 24 dates spaced out over six weeks, with a stellar opening act in R&B star Miguel.
Mariah Carey Brings Six-Year-Old on Stage Who Was Named After Her
Six-year-old Mariah Cini, an Australian girl who was named after Mariah Carey, got the chance to meet her namesake on Jan. 3 when the 'We Belong Together' singer and husband Nick Cannon invited Cini on stage during a concert in Sydney, Australia.
Cee Lo Green Brings ‘What Christmas Means to Me’ to ‘Ellen’
Cee Lo Green brought some yuletide cheer to 'Ellen' when he treated viewers to a live performance of 'What Christmas Means to Me,' a lively track from his holiday album 'Cee Lo's Magic Moment.'
Beyonce to Drop ‘Intimate’ HBO Documentary in February
Beyonce has been protective of her privacy since the birth of her daughter Blue Ivy in January, but she's about to invite fans into her home with the release of an intimate documentary premiering February 16, 2013 on HBO.
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.
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…
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.
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.