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.
Apple iPad Air Pencil Commercial – What’s the Song?
Walter White wants to tell you all about the new iPad Air. Actor Bryan Cranston, who played the troubled drug dealer on 'Breaking Bad,' narrates the latest Apple commercial, which touts the slim design of its latest product while featuring gentle instrumental music in the background.
Bruno Mars Announces the Moonshine Jungle World Tour
Bruno Mars is going on tour! Okay, that's not such a huge surprise, since he's been hinting at a tour for weeks. He finally made the news official during a visit to 'Ellen,' where he revealed the title of the trek: The Moonshine Jungle World Tour.
John Mayer on Dating Jessica Simpson, Taylor Swift: ‘I Was Just a Jerk’
John Mayer is admitting what a lot of people thought after his 2010 Playboy interview: He was a jerk. Mayer was interviewed for CBS Sunday Morning, which will air the chat on Feb. 10 at 9AM ET. The singer discusses how he's matured since the days when he gave thoughtless interviews about his former girlfriends, such as Jessica Simpson, Taylor Swift and Jennifer Aniston.
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.
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.
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.'
NKOTB Touring With 98 Degrees + Boyz II Men, Releasing New Single + Album
Children of the '90s, rejoice! Less than a year after wrapping up their hugely successful boy band tour with the Backstreet Boys, New Kids on the Block will try to repeat that success by heading out on the road this summer with 98 Degrees and Boyz II Men. And this isn't just a nostalgia tour — NKOTB announced that they have a brand new single and album on the way too!
Paramore Return With Urgent Single ‘Now’
Paramore are back after an extended absence with 'Now,' a high-octane rock track from their upcoming self-titled album.
Alicia Keys, Katy Perry + More to Perform at Obama’s Inaugural Ball
Katy Perry was a big supporter of President Obama during the 2012 presidential campaign, and Alicia Keys sang 'No One' at his 2009 inauguration. Both stars are among a diverse group of musicians lined up for the Inaugural Balls on Monday as Obama is officially sworn in for a second term.
Rihanna to Premiere River Island Collection at London Fashion Week
There's a promising new fashion designer trying to break through in a crowded and competitive industry, and her name is Rihanna. The fashionable pop superstar will premiere her River Island collection of clothing and accessories during London Fashion Week in February.
Watch Jennifer Hudson Perform ‘I Can’t Let Go’ From ‘Smash’
Look out, Katharine McPhee and Megan Hilty! Jennifer Hudson's voice soars in a clip from JHud's upcoming appearance on Season 2 of the Broadway-themed musical drama 'Smash.'