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.
Matchbox Twenty Perform ‘She’s So Mean’ on ‘Ellen’
Matchbox Twenty played their rocking single 'She's So Mean' on 'Ellen' today, breaking out multiple drum kits to provide the hand-clapping beat on the lead single from their No. 1 album 'North.'
‘Glee’ Cast Cover No Doubt’s ‘Don’t Speak’
Potential heartbreak alert: Rachel, Finn, Kurt and Blaine team up to sing No Doubt's breakup anthem 'Don't Speak' in the 'Break Up' episode of 'Glee,' which could be another sign that beloved couples Finchel and Klaine may not survive.
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 …
Alanis Morissette Performs ‘Basket Case’ on Jimmy Kimmel in Place of Green Day
Green Day had been booked to perform on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' on Wednesday night, but with frontman Billie Joe Armstrong in rehab, Alanis Morissette stepped in and treated viewers to a dark cover of the classic Green Day hit 'Basket Case.'
Watch Jennifer Hudson + Prince Duet on ‘Nothing Compares 2 U’
After the opening show of Prince's Chicago residency on Tuesday night was widely panned by critics and fans, he made amends on night two with a performance of his classic song 'Nothing Compares 2 U' featuring Chicago-born superstar Jennifer Hudson.
‘I Will Always Love You – The Best of Whitney Houston’ Album to Include Two Previously Unr…
On Nov. 13, RCA Records will issue 'I Will Always Love You - The Best of Whitney Houston,' a collection featuring 16 of the late singer's biggest hits, as well as two new tracks, including a reworked duet with R. Kelly.
Coldplay Capture ‘Mylo Xyloto’ World Tour on ‘Live 2012′ CD/DVD Release
Coldplay are wrapping up their 'Mylo Xyloto' album cycle with the Nov. 20 release of 'Live 2012,' a concert film and album that captures highlights from the band's year-long world tour.
Kanye West’s Lawyer Confirms Sex Tape
Kanye West's lawyer confirmed the existence of a sex tape featuring the rapper, via a takedown notice sent to AllHipHop.com which claimed the video was stolen from Kanye's computer.
Ed Sheeran Reveals Early 2013 Headlining Tour Dates
Currently in the middle of his totally sold-out VH1 You Oughta Know Tour, Ed Sheeran has announced a new round of U.S. tour dates in larger venues in January and February 2013.
Rihanna Rolls Blunt Filled With ‘Diamonds’ on Single Cover
Rihanna's new single 'Diamonds' hasn't even been released yet and she's already pushing buttons with the cover artwork, which shows her rolling a blunt full of diamonds.
Demi Lovato Named Ambassador for ‘Mean Stinks’ Anti-Bullying Campaign
Demi Lovato says she was bullied mercilessly in middle school, which helps explain why she's thrilled to be the new ambassador for Secret's "Mean Stinks" campaign.
Justin Bieber, One Direction + More Make Billboard’s ’21 Under 21′ List
Who's the hottest young star in music? Billboard magazine says it's Justin Bieber, who edges out One Direction for the crown on the '21 Under 21: Music's Hottest Minors' list, which is heavy on teen pop acts but also features hip-hop stars like Mac Miller and country singers…