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.
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…
The Wanted Claim They Would ‘Get Arrested’ if One Direction Feud Continues
The once-friendly rivalry between the Wanted and One Direction has gotten heated in recent weeks, with personal insults on Twitter and threats of violence. The groups will be in the same building on Friday, performing as part of the Z100 Jingle Ball concert in New York City, but the Wanted's Ma…
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.
Adam Levine Disses the Roxy on ‘The Voice,’ Nightclub Tweets Cheeky Response
Adam Levine doesn't forget when he's been slighted. Years after opening for Michelle Branch at the Roxy in Hollywood, Levine called out the nightclub on 'The Voice' for not giving his band a dressing room back then, which led the club to respond in humorous fashion on Twitter.
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.'
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.
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.
Justin Bieber Brings Mom on Stage After Winning Artist of the Year at 2012 American Music …
The American Music Awards confirmed what millions of Beliebers already thought: Justin Bieber is the Artist of the Year for 2012.
No Doubt Perform ‘Looking Hot’ at 2012 American Music Awards
No Doubt put their own slacker spin on the notion of formal award show attire during their performance of 'Looking Hot' at the 2012 American Music Awards.
Maroon 5, Jeremy Renner + Fred Armisen Are Action Stars in New ‘SNL’ Promo
Maroon 5 pretend to be action stars in a new promo for 'Saturday Night Live' featuring host Jeremy Renner and cast member Fred Armisen. Renner hosts this weekend's episode, while M5 take the stage as the musical guest.