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 Performs New Year’s Eve at PURE Nightclub in Vegas
Nicki Minaj rang in 2013 with a New Year's Eve performance at PURE Nightclub in Las Vegas, where she played some of her biggest hits for the partiers in Sin City.
Watch Neon Trees’ ‘New Year’s Rockin’ Eve’ Performance
While Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber stole the spotlight when it came to high-profile New Year's Eve performances, Utah rockers Neon Trees did their part to ring in 2013 with a medley of three of their hits on 'New Year's Rockin' Eve' in Times Square.
Madonna Attacked by ‘Sex and the City’ Stylist for Stealing Merchandise Designs
Is Madonna a thief? That claim comes from staffers for Patricia Field, a former costume designer for 'Sex and the City' and 'Ugly Betty.' They charge that black "VOGUE" caps Madonna sold at her recent New York City concerts are reproductions of the ones Field ha…
Skrillex, Calvin Harris + More to Perform Live on New Year’s Eve
EDM is where it's at on New Year's Eve this year. Skrillex, Calvin Harris, Afrojack, Avicii and Moby are among the electronic artists ringing in 2013 with live performances across the country.
Redfoo of LMFAO Drops New Song ‘Bring Out the Bottles’
LMFAO may be on hiatus, but nothing will stop Redfoo from party rocking. The afro-loving frontman has dropped a new electropop song called 'Bring Out the Bottles' in which he promises to keep the bubbly flowing.
Karmin’s Amy Heidemann and Nick Noonan Plan 2013 Wedding
Amy Heidemann and Nick Noonan of Karmin were already engaged when they first started grabbing everyone's attention with their impressive YouTube covers. But who has time to plan a wedding when you're recording hit songs and touring the world? Although they never got around to actually tyin…
Cee Lo Green Plans to Return to ‘The Voice’ for Season 5
Don't get any ideas, Usher. Your job is to keep the chair warm on 'The Voice' judging panel in Season 4 so that Cee Lo Green can return to claim it for Season 5. Green said on the 'Today' show Thursday (Dec. 20) that his absence from the popular singing competition show will…
Carly Rose Sonenclar’s Family Pissed at LeAnn Rimes
Carly Rose Sonenclar's 'How Do I Live' duet with LeAnn Rimes on the 'X Factor' finale was a mess, thanks largely to Rimes' erratic singing, which may have contributed to 13-year-old Sonenclar's failure to win the 'X Factor' title. Rimes actually issued a …
Michael Jackson + Whitney Houston Musical Coming to Las Vegas
Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston are headed to Vegas. The late pop music icons, along with Elvis Presley, have inspired an upcoming musical called 'The Man,' which focuses on how young artists with a dream become superstars.
Kesha Addresses the ‘Forced’ Statement She Made About ‘Die Young’
Kesha's 'Die Young' dropped sharply in radio airplay after the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut, causing the singer to issue a curious statement claiming that she was "forced" to sing the chorus of the song against her will. Today (Dec…
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.
Watch Taylor Swift Perform Acoustic Set of ‘Red’ Tracks for Fans
Even though she's been moving in more of a catchy pop direction, the songs on Taylor Swift's 'Red' album still possess heart and lyrical depth, as she proved during an acoustic performances of three of its tracks in Nashville.