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.
Watch a Sneak Peek of Rihanna’s ‘Diamonds’ Video
The video for Rihanna's 'Diamonds' is almost here. Behind-the-scenes footage from the video shoot reveals an apocalyptic set, with firefighters and police in riot gear as RiRi stares up at the flames. One quick cutaway seems to show the singer floating face down in a pool of water. We're intrigued b…
Listen to Snippet of Rihanna + Chris Brown Collab ‘Nobody’s Business’
'Nobody's Business,' the controversial collaboration between Rihanna and her former beau, Chris Brown, is an upbeat pop song that recalls classic Michael Jackson, based on a 90-second sample of the track that leaked this week.
Listen to Snippets of Rihanna’s ‘Unapologetic’
A hard-hitting hip-hop-influenced track and a mid-tempo ballad about lost love that could be directed to Chris Brown are among four tracks featured on a leaked clip of music from Rihanna's 'Unapologetic' album. The audio is not high quality, but it gives us our first big taste of what…
Beyonce Votes, Writes Open Letter to Obama
Beyonce has election fever! On her website, Bey posted a series of photos that captured her filling out her ballot, and she also posted a personal letter to President Obama in which she thanked him for his leadership and called him an inspiration to her daughter, Blue Ivy.
Watch Kesha Perform ‘Die Young’ on ‘X Factor’ Australia
Kesha was a warrior princess during her 'X Factor' Australia appearance, where she performed her latest smash hit, 'Die Young.'
fun. Deliver Energetic ‘Some Nights’ Performance on ‘SNL’
fun. appeared on 'Saturday Night Live' over the weekend, treating viewers to a performance of their latest hit, 'Some Nights.' Singer Nate Ruess, who apparently forgot to remove his trench coat, bounced around the stage as the band cranked up the energy factor for the late-night …
Rihanna Shares Behind-the-Scenes Footage From Her ‘Unapologetic’ Album Shoot
A new promotional video for Rihanna's 'Unapologetic' album shows behind-the-scenes footage of the pop star backstage during the MTV Video Music Awards and at a shooting range, where she destroys a paper target with frightening accuracy.
Taylor Swift Accused of Ripping Off Lyrics for ‘All Too Well’
Taylor Swift is facing accusations that she stole a lyric on her new song 'All Too Well' from a song by Matt Nathanson. ONTD points out that the lyric matches, almost word-for-word, a line from Nathanson's 2003 track 'I Saw,' and fans have noted the similarity on Twitter.
Ludacris Teams Up With David Guetta + Usher on ‘Rest of My Life’
It's been a minute since we've heard something big from Ludacris. Though the rapper released a couple of music videos this summer, his last significant hit was a surprise appearance on the remix of country singer Jason Aldean's 'Dirt Road Anthem.' Now, Luda is back with a ne…
Watch ‘Glee’ Go ‘Gangnam Style’ in Upcoming Episode
Pop culture worlds are colliding when the cast of 'Glee' takes on Psy's smash hit 'Gangnam Style' in an upcoming episode. "You know we had to do it," says actor Kevin McHale in a video clip that offers a sneak peek of the performance.
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.
Christina Aguilera, Bon Jovi + More to Perform at Hurricane Sandy Benefit Concert
As many on the East Coast try to get their lives back to normal after the devastation of Hurricane Sandy, NBC has announced an hour-long benefit concert for victims of the storm. Christina Aguilera and a host of rockers will perform live on 'Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together,' which airs th…