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.
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.
Taylor Swift Takes ‘Begin Again’ to Paris During 2012 CMA Awards Performance
Taylor Swift took country music to the streets of Paris at the 2012 CMA Awards, performing her new ballad 'Begin Again' on a set designed to look like a European coffee shop.
Coldplay Talk Colorful Inspiration Behind Upcoming Live Concert Film
Coldplay's 'Mylo Xyloto' album was created based on a single visual image, a burst of color amidst a dark world. That's according to guitarist Jonny Buckland, who describes the record and its corresponding tour in a new clip from the band's upcoming 'Live 2012' con…
Watch a Moving Duet Between Katy Perry + Girl With Autism
Here's a video guaranteed to pull at your heartstrings. An 11-year-old girl with autism whose parents once thought she may never speak took the stage to sing 'Firework' with Katy Perry during a recent Comedy Central benefit for autism services that airs on television this weekend.
Jennifer Hudson + Usher to Pay Tribute to Whitney Houston in TV Special
Some of the biggest names in popular music will remember the life and career of Whitney Houston in an upcoming CBS special featuring live performances by Jennifer Hudson, Usher, Celine Dion and others to be announced. 'We Will Always Love You: A Grammy Salute To Whitney Houston' airs …
Adele’s Pregnancy Inspires Her to Take ‘Lighter’ Approach to Third Album
Adele's '21' was a massive worldwide success, despite its heavy lyrical content about breakups and failed relationships. Now pregnant with her first child, Adele is planning for her next album to be much "lighter," according to an Us magazine source.
Nelly Furtado Previews ‘Parking Lot’ Video
Nelly Furtado didn't have to think hard when it came to figuring out a concept for the third video from her 'The Spirit Indestructible' album. Teaser footage from the 'Parking Lot' video features the singer and a group of backup dancers taking over a gritty parking lot full …
Amy Winehouse Foundation Has Raised More Than $372,000 Since Her Untimely Death
The Amy Winehouse Foundation, established after the singer's death in 2011, has raised more than $372,000 in its first 12 months and plans to double that figure by the end of 2012.