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.
Ed Sheeran Has Already ‘Done Around 26 Songs’ for Sophomore Album
Even though he's just starting to become a superstar in the U.S., Ed Sheeran is already well on his way to finishing his second album. The British singer-songwriter revealed that he's completed more than two dozen songs for the project — but don't expect another collaboration wi…
Justin Bieber, the Wanted + More Added to ‘New Year’s Rockin’ Eve’ Lineup
The already-stacked lineup for 'New Year's Rockin' Eve' just got another blast of star power with the addition of Justin Bieber, the Wanted, Psy and others, who will help ring in the 2013 new year with host Ryan Seacrest and headliner Taylor Swift.
Justin Bieber Shares Dates to Second Leg of Believe Tour
Suddenly, millions of Beliebers have a new item to add to their Christmas lists. Justin Bieber is adding 30 new dates to his Believe Tour next summer, with presales for some dates beginning as early as this Wednesday, Dec. 12.
Bruno Mars Covers ‘The Little Mermaid’ + Jimi Hendrix During ‘Live Lounge’ Set
If you've ever wanted to hear Bruno Mars recreate music from 'The Little Mermaid,' today is your lucky day. The pop superstar performed for the BBC Live Lounge and offered a wide-ranging 20-minute set that included a Christmas song, a Jimi Hendrix cover, and a couple of awesomely sill…
Jonas Brothers Cover Bruno Mars, Coldplay + Frank Ocean
The Jonas Brothers are playing select shows together once again and treating their fans to covers of hit songs by other artists. In recent concerts in Los Angeles, the trio put their own spin on songs by Bruno Mars, Coldplay and Frank Ocean.
Highest-Paid Musicians in 2012: Britney Spears, Justin Bieber, Dr. Dre Top Forbes List
Britney Spears, Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber are among the 10 highest-paid artists in music according to Forbes, but they're still far behind several veteran rock singers and 47-year-old rapper Dr. Dre, who tops the annual celebrity income list.
Karmin Cover Christmas Tune ‘Sleigh Ride’
America's cutest engaged pop music couple just got even more sugary sweet with the release of their own Christmas song. Nick Noonan and Amy Heidemann of Karmin have premiered their version of the holiday classic 'Sleigh Ride.'
Big Boi and Kelly Rowland Employ Computer Graphics in ‘Mama Told Me’ Video
Big Boi and Kelly Rowland rap and sing in front of computer-generated backgrounds in the new video for their collaboration 'Mama Told Me.' Calling the clip futuristic wouldn't be accurate, since most of the visuals are low-fi graphics that look like they could've been pulled from…
Justin Bieber Angers L.A. Drivers After Causing Traffic Jam to Confront Paparazzi
Justin Bieber was so fed up with being chased around Los Angeles by paparazzi this weekend that he stopped in the middle of the road to confront photographers, while dozens of irate drivers blared their horns behind him.
Selena Gomez Reportedly Holds Studio Sessions With Taylor Swift + Miley Cyrus
Selena Gomez isn't spending all her time dealing with rumors of a breakup with Justin Bieber (which now appear to be false). Gomez was spotted in the studio this weekend recording new music with fellow young superstars Taylor Swift and Miley Cyrus.
Kesha Recruits Wiz Khalifa, Becky G + Juicy J for ‘Die Young’ Remix
As Kesha's 'Die Young' inches into the upper regions of the Billboard Hot 100, the singer has issued a remix featuring guest rap verses from Wiz Khalifa, Juicy J and Becky G.
Ellie Goulding to Release ‘Figure 8′ as Next ‘Halcyon’ Single
Ellie Goulding is about to release the brooding 'Figure 8' as her next single. The slow-burning pop song will hit U.K. retailers on Dec. 16, according to Goulding herself, who tweeted the news along with the cover art, which shows a close-up of the singer pensively staring into the distanc…