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.
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.'
Inquest into Amy Winehouse’s Death Reopened
More than a year after an inquest into Amy Winehouse's July 2011 death -- which found that the singer died from alcohol poisoning -- reports have surfaced that the coroner was unqualified for her position.
Madonna Had Top-Grossing Tour of 2012
Madonna had by far the highest-earning concert tour in 2012, raking in more than $228 million from 72 live concerts, according to figures reported by Billboard. The Material Girl's earnings were far ahead of second-place finisher Bruce Springsteen, while Coldplay, Lady Gaga, and the Jay-Z-Kanye…
Ed Sheeran Has Already ‘Done Around 26 Songs’ for Sophomore Album
Even though he's just starting to become a superstar in the U.S., Ed Sheeran is already well on his way to finishing his second album. The British singer-songwriter revealed that he's completed more than two dozen songs for the project — but don't expect another collaboration wi…
Justin Bieber Acoustic Album Dropping in January
That new acoustic Justin Bieber album is coming out way sooner than everyone expected. The Biebs stopped by 'Ellen' to announce the record will be coming out next month, January 2013!
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.
Bruno Mars Throws ‘Unorthodox Jukebox’ Release Party on the ‘TODAY’ Show
Surrounded by balloons, streamers and other party decorations, Bruno Mars stopped by 'Today' this morning (Dec. 11) to celebrate today's release of his sophomore album 'Unorthodox Jukebox' in style and perform some of its tracks.
Watch Michael Buble Perform ‘Christmas (Baby, Please Home Come)’ on ‘The Voice’
From last year's platinum holiday album to his annual appearances on Christmas-themed shows, including his own 2012 holiday special, Michael Buble might be second only to Santa these days when it comes to figures associated with Christmas. The Canadian star stopped by 'The Voice' and, in keeping wit…
One Direction to Cover Blondie for Charity
One Direction are ready to embrace new wave when they record a cover version of Blondie's 'One Way or Another,' which charted years before any of the guys in 1D were born. The remake will support Comic Relief's Red Nose Day, which takes place in the U.K. on March 15 and aims to r…
Bruno Mars Covers ‘The Little Mermaid’ + Jimi Hendrix During ‘Live Lounge’ Set
If you've ever wanted to hear Bruno Mars recreate music from 'The Little Mermaid,' today is your lucky day. The pop superstar performed for the BBC Live Lounge and offered a wide-ranging 20-minute set that included a Christmas song, a Jimi Hendrix cover, and a couple of awesomely sill…
Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show: Watch Rihanna, Bruno Mars + Justin Bieber Perform
The smokin' hot live performances and innovative fashion from the 2012 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show taped last month finally aired last night (Dec. 4) on CBS, giving viewers a chance to see three of pop music's biggest stars as Rihanna, Bruno Mars and Justin Bieber performed their l…
Gavin DeGraw Highlights Inspiring People in ‘Soldier’ Video
Despite its title, Gavin DeGraw's 'Soldier' is not about war, but instead deals with going the extra mile to help someone you love. The song's music video picks up on that theme by shining the spotlight on regular folks doing heroic things for people in need.