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.
Chris Brown Probation Update: Police Chief Resigns
The story of Chris Brown's possibly falsified community service records took another turn today when TMZ reported that Richmond, Va. Police Chief Bryan Norwood, who verified Brown's hours of community service, has now resigned.
Kesha, B.o.B + More to Perform at NBA All-Star Pregame Concert
The NBA All-Star Game is turning into a big-time music event. Kesha, B.o.B and Ludacris will perform during the pregame concert, joining previously announced performers Alicia Keys, Ne-Yo and others who are also singing as part of All-Star Weekend.
Ed Sheeran and Elton John Perform ‘The A Team’ at the 2013 Grammys
Two generations of British singer-songwriters joined forces at the 2013 Grammy Awardswhen Elton John teamed up with Song of the Year nominee Ed Sheeran for an excellent rendition of 'The A Team.'
Mumford & Sons Beat Out fun. + Frank Ocean to Win 2013 Album of the Year Grammy
fun. and Frank Ocean were multiple Grammy Award winners Sunday night, but both were upended for the biggest award of the evening, Album of the Year, by British folk-rock band Mumford & Sons, who claimed the trophy for 'Babel.'
Drake Releases ‘Started From the Bottom’ Video From Upcoming ‘Nothing Was the Same’ Album
Drake wants you to know that he 'Started From the Bottom' and worked his way up. His rags to riches story is the focus of his latest music video, which shows how the rapper went from night manager at a drug store to hip-hop superstar.
Prince Releases ‘Breakfast Can Wait’ Single
How strange is it that Prince, the man who once diligently worked to keep his music off the web and who in 2010 declared "The Internet is dead," is now leaking new material online to create buzz? We don't quite understand the abrupt change in tactics, but we will never complai…
Jessie Ware Announces North American Tour Dates
Let the Jessie Ware takeover of American pop music begin! The British singer, who was named one of our Artists to Watch in 2013, his lined up a series of North American tour dates in the spring.
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…
Fall Out Boy, ‘My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light Em Up)’ – Song Review
In recent days, rumors have circulated that Fall Out Boy would be reuniting for a performance on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live,' but they're actually gearing up for a full-blown comeback, with a summer tour, a new album, and a new single! Like most classic Fall Out Boy tunes, this one has a ridi…
John Mayer Dishes on Relationship With Katy Perry, Loves Frank Ocean’s Sound
John Mayer opened up about his relationship with Katy Perry — sort of — in a lengthy conversation with Rolling Stone that also touched on his vocal surgery, the music of Frank Ocean and Mayer's declining commercial success.
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.