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 Timberlake Named Creative Director for Bud Light Platinum
Compared to trying to save MySpace, this should be a breeze. Justin Timberlake was named the creative director for Bud Light Platinum on Thursday (Feb. 7). It's the latest project for the singer-turned-actor-turned-entrepreneur, who took over MySpace in 2011 and is still trying to revive the mo…
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.
Prince’s Idiosyncrasies Include Team of Black Female Lawyers, Disdain for Old People + Hat…
We didn't need Prince's new Billboard magazine cover story to tell us the guy was eccentric. That has been obvious for years. But the interview does provide some fascinating pieces of information about his idiosyncrasies, including the fact that he has an aggressive team of black female lawyers, he …
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.
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.'
Watch Michael Buble Perform ‘Christmas (Baby, Please Home Come)’ on ‘The Voice’
From last year's platinum holiday album to his annual appearances on Christmas-themed shows, including his own 2012 holiday special, Michael Buble might be second only to Santa these days when it comes to figures associated with Christmas. The Canadian star stopped by 'The Voice' and, in keeping wit…
Gavin DeGraw Highlights Inspiring People in ‘Soldier’ Video
Despite its title, Gavin DeGraw's 'Soldier' is not about war, but instead deals with going the extra mile to help someone you love. The song's music video picks up on that theme by shining the spotlight on regular folks doing heroic things for people in need.
Coldplay Taking Three-Year Hiatus From Touring
Even after a year and a half of non-stop touring, Chris Martin isn't ready to leave the road, but during the final Australian show of Coldplay's Mylo Xyloto Tour, he acknowledged that the band won't be touring again for a while.
Matchbox Twenty Reveal 2013 North Tour Dates
Matchbox Twenty are coming soon to your nearest casino! The 'She's So Mean' performers have announced a batch of more than 30 concert dates in early 2013 that will take the band to theaters and casino resorts around the country in support of their 'North' album.
Christina Aguilera, Bon Jovi + More to Perform at Hurricane Sandy Benefit Concert
As many on the East Coast try to get their lives back to normal after the devastation of Hurricane Sandy, NBC has announced an hour-long benefit concert for victims of the storm. Christina Aguilera and a host of rockers will perform live on 'Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together,' which airs th…
Coldplay Talk Colorful Inspiration Behind Upcoming Live Concert Film
Coldplay's 'Mylo Xyloto' album was created based on a single visual image, a burst of color amidst a dark world. That's according to guitarist Jonny Buckland, who describes the record and its corresponding tour in a new clip from the band's upcoming 'Live 2012' con…
Maroon 5 Announce North American Tour With Neon Trees
Get ready, Maroon 5 fans! The band has announced a new series of 31 concert dates featuring opening acts Neon Trees and Owl City, and frontman Adam Levine promises that the early 2013 tour will be his group's most ambitious yet.