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.
Justin Bieber, One Direction + More Make Billboard’s ’21 Under 21′ List
Who's the hottest young star in music? Billboard magazine says it's Justin Bieber, who edges out One Direction for the crown on the '21 Under 21: Music's Hottest Minors' list, which is heavy on teen pop acts but also features hip-hop stars like Mac Miller and country singers…
‘Idol’ Judges Mariah Carey + Nicki Minaj Were Originally Set to Join ‘The Voice’
The new divas of 'American Idol,' Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj, were about to pledge their allegiance to 'The Voice' before 'Idol' came calling. Us magazine reports that the superstars were originally considering taking temporary chairs on 'The Voice' for one …
Austin Mahone Shows Off First Car on Twitter
Kids, pay attention. This is what viral videos and a subsequent record deal can get you. Sixteen-year-old singer Austin Mahone has bought a brand-new Range Rover.
Adele’s Pregnancy Inspires Her to Take ‘Lighter’ Approach to Third Album
Adele's '21' was a massive worldwide success, despite its heavy lyrical content about breakups and failed relationships. Now pregnant with her first child, Adele is planning for her next album to be much "lighter," according to an Us magazine source.
Carly Rae Jepsen Dishes on ‘Friendly’ Justin Bieber Collaboration
Carly Rae Jepsen and Justin Bieber team up on the duet 'Beautiful' on Jepsen's latest album, 'Kiss,' which hits stores tomorrow (Sept. 18.) What does 'Beautiful' sound like? Jepsen herself describes the tune as, "charming, friendly and hopefully feel-good.…
Nelly Furtado Previews ‘Parking Lot’ Video
Nelly Furtado didn't have to think hard when it came to figuring out a concept for the third video from her 'The Spirit Indestructible' album. Teaser footage from the 'Parking Lot' video features the singer and a group of backup dancers taking over a gritty parking lot full …
Amy Winehouse Foundation Has Raised More Than $372,000 Since Her Untimely Death
The Amy Winehouse Foundation, established after the singer's death in 2011, has raised more than $372,000 in its first 12 months and plans to double that figure by the end of 2012.
2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards: Kanye West Earns 17 Nominations
Kanye West dominated the hip-hop world in 2012 and was rewarded with a whopping 17 nominations for the 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards. West's 17 nods are amazing considering the show only has 19 total categories.
Adele Hits Abbey Road Studios to Record Theme Song for James Bond Movie ‘Skyfall’
There were rumors of Adele recording a James Bond theme song going back to last year, but now The Sun is offering some of the strongest proof yet that the songstress may be contributing music to the latest 007 flick, 'Skyfall.'
Rihanna to Drop Seventh Studio Album in November
There's no slowing down Rihanna! She's about to drop her seventh studio album in November, with a new single coming perhaps as early as next week, according to a report by Idolator, which discovered the details by way of an accidental leak from RiRi's French record label.
Pink Gushes About Her Baby Daughter, Meets U.S. Gymnasts on ‘Ellen’
Pink gushed about her baby daughter Willow today during an appearance on 'Ellen,' where the singer reacted to seeing a cute photograph of her 15-month-old with a snarling compliment that only makes sense coming from Pink: "I will eat her face!"
Selena Gomez + Shakira Among ‘Most Dangerous’ Celebs
Virus alert! If you're searching online for pictures of Selena Gomez or Shakira, be careful which websites you click on. Both singers are among the "most dangerous" celebrities to search for, according to a security company that tracks which sites are infected with malware, sp…