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.
Justin Timberlake Named Creative Director for Bud Light Platinum
Compared to trying to save MySpace, this should be a breeze. Justin Timberlake was named the creative director for Bud Light Platinum on Thursday (Feb. 7). It's the latest project for the singer-turned-actor-turned-entrepreneur, who took over MySpace in 2011 and is still trying to revive the mo…
Prince Releases ‘Breakfast Can Wait’ Single
How strange is it that Prince, the man who once diligently worked to keep his music off the web and who in 2010 declared "The Internet is dead," is now leaking new material online to create buzz? We don't quite understand the abrupt change in tactics, but we will never complai…
Frank Ocean, Maroon 5, Alicia Keys All Added to Grammy 2013 Performance Lineup
Fourteen-time Grammy winner Alicia Keys was snubbed by the Recording Academy this year, but she'll be appearing at the Grammys anyway as part of a special collaboration with Maroon 5. The Academy announced the news in a press release which also confirmed that Frank Ocean will get a performance …
Justin Timberlake to Perform at 2013 Grammys
Less than a month after releasing his comeback single 'Suit & Tie,' Justin Timberlake is already back at the Grammy Awards. The Recording Academy announced in a press release that the pop superstar will perform at the 2013 Grammy ceremony on Sunday, Feb. 10.
Justin Timberlake Announces ‘The 20/20 Experience’ Release Date in Lyric Video
Justin Timberlake silently slipped the release date for 'The 20/20 Experience' into his new lyric video for 'Suit & Tie.' The date passes by so fast we probably wouldn't even see it, if not for the pause button on YouTube. So just when is Timberlake's third solo…
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, Taylor Swift + More Set to Perform at 2013 Grammys
The stars are coming out for the 2013 Grammy Awards. Rihanna and Taylor Swift are among the first batch of performers announced for the 55th Annual Grammys, along with fun., Mumford & Sons and the Black Keys.
2013 Grammy Nominees Album: Adele, fun. + More Featured
Adele and fun. are among the nearly two dozen artists who appear on '2013 GRAMMY Nominees,' a collection of recordings from superstar acts nominated for the biggest categories at this year's Grammy Awards.
Adele, Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift Named Forbes’ Brightest Music Stars Under 30
Forbes Magazine is confirming what we already knew: Adele, Justin Bieber, and Taylor Swift are among the 30 Brightest Music Stars Under 30.
Justin Bieber, the Wanted + More Added to ‘New Year’s Rockin’ Eve’ Lineup
The already-stacked lineup for 'New Year's Rockin' Eve' just got another blast of star power with the addition of Justin Bieber, the Wanted, Psy and others, who will help ring in the 2013 new year with host Ryan Seacrest and headliner Taylor Swift.
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.
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.