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.
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.
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 of…
Watch ‘SNL’ Promos Starring Adam Levine
Just a few months after Adam Levine performed on 'Saturday Night Live' as the musical guest with Maroon 5, the rocker is back to host the show. If the promos released today by NBC are any indication, expect a heavy dose of dry wit and comedic references to 'The Voice.'
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.
Taylor Swift’s ‘I Knew You Were Trouble’ Covered by Walk Off the Earth
Canadian five-piece vocal group Walk Off the Earth, who gained Internet fame with their YouTube cover of Gotye's 'Somebody That I Used to Know,' are back with a version of Taylor Swift's 'I Knew You Were Trouble.' Don't miss their unique a cappella spin on Taylor&a…
2013 Grammy Nominees Album: Adele, fun. + More Featured
Adele and fun. are among the nearly two dozen artists who appear on '2013 GRAMMY Nominees,' a collection of recordings from superstar acts nominated for the biggest categories at this year's Grammy Awards.
Michael Jackson + Whitney Houston Musical Coming to Las Vegas
Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston are headed to Vegas. The late pop music icons, along with Elvis Presley, have inspired an upcoming musical called 'The Man,' which focuses on how young artists with a dream become superstars.
Cee Lo Green Brings ‘What Christmas Means to Me’ to ‘Ellen’
Cee Lo Green brought some yuletide cheer to 'Ellen' when he treated viewers to a live performance of 'What Christmas Means to Me,' a lively track from his holiday album 'Cee Lo's Magic Moment.'
Psy Once Rapped About ‘Killing Those F—ing Yankees’ at Anti-American Concert
This could be trouble. Just one day before he's scheduled to perform 'Gangnam Style' for President Obama at the Christmas in Washington DC 2012 concert, Korean rapper Psy is in hot water after an unconfirmed report surfaced suggesting that in 2004 he performed at an anti-American conc…