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.
fun. Announce Summer Tour with Tegan and Sara
fun. will have some fun this summer with a 26-date concert tour featuring support from indie pop duo Tegan and Sara. The Most Nights Tour will probably be the group's last concert tour of this album cycle, according to a blog post on their website.
Frank Ocean + Chris Brown Case Is Closed, Despite New Revelations
TMZ is reporting that someone from Chris Brown's entourage threatened to shoot Frank Ocean and called him a homophobic slur during their Jan. 27 scuffle. But despite the serious nature of the new details, the case is now closed, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
Rihanna to Join Bruno Mars + Sting in 2013 Grammy Performance
Rihanna was already confirmed as performer for the 2013 Grammy Awards, but today comes word that she'll be joined on stage by two of pop music's most respected gentlemen, Bruno Mars and Sting. The Recording Academy announced the news in a press release that also revealed that Record of the Year nominee Kelly Clarkson will be performing during the ceremony.
Kelly Clarkson Is Forbes’ Top Earning American Idol of 2012
Season 1 winner Kelly Clarkson is the richest 'American Idol' alum, according to Forbes, which places her yearly earnings at $8 million.
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 slot on the show.
Rihanna + Iggy Azalea Have a Collaboration in the Works
Rihanna never stops making music. Even though her 'Unapologetic' album just dropped in November, RiRi is continuing to work on new songs, one of which reportedly features Australian rapper Iggy Azalea.
Kelly Clarkson Duets With Jewel on ‘Foolish Games’
Jewel's haunting piano ballad 'Foolish Games' has been given a makeover for her greatest hits album, thanks to Kelly Clarkson, who duets with the singer-songwriter on a new recording of the track.
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 album dropping?
The Lumineers, Ed Sheeran + More to Perform at 2013 Grammys
A new round of performers has been announced for the 2013 Grammy Awards that includes the Lumineers and a special duet between Ed Sheeran and Elton John.
Nicki Minaj Storms Off ‘American Idol’ Set [Video]
The rumors of friction on the set of 'American Idol' were definitely true, as we saw last night. Nicki Minaj stormed off the set during the Charlotte auditions when the other three judges disregard her helpful advice for an auditioning contestant. Check out the video to see what set her off.
Prince Releases Lyric Video for New Song ‘Screw Driver’
Prince seems to be gearing up for another big comeback. The typically reclusive performer appears on the cover of the current issue of Billboard and has been releasing new music, including the just-issued lyric video for a song called 'Screw Driver.'