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.
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.
Prince Releases ‘Breakfast Can Wait’ Single
How strange is it that Prince, the man who once diligently worked to keep his music off the web and who in 2010 declared "The Internet is dead," is now leaking new material online to create buzz? We don't quite understand the abrupt change in tactics, but we will never complain about receiving new music from the purple genius, like his latest offering, 'Breakfast Can Wait.'
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.
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 with the show's format, performed a cover, remaking the classic 'Christmas (Baby, Please Come Home).' R
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.
Selena Gomez Makes a Trip to the Emergency Room
Lately, Selena Gomez has been the subject of a ton of breaking news. Not long after word broke that she was spotted holding hands with her possibly ex-boyfriend Justin Bieber last night comes a new report that Gomez was taken to a Los Angeles hospital this morning for a potential strep throat infection.
Justin Timberlake Apologizes for Homeless Wedding Video With Open Letter
Forget about the pink dress. The storybook wedding between Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel has quickly taken a turn for the worst, overshadowed by a "gag" video that was shown at the festivities and features homeless people offering the couple their best wishes.
Fergie Talks Crystal Meth Addiction With Oprah
Before Fergie became a superstar as a solo artist and one of the singers of the Black Eyed Peas, she hit rock bottom and turned to crystal meth after her girl group Wild Orchid was dropped by its record label. The singer made the admission to Oprah Winfrey in the latest episode of 'Oprah's Next Chapter,' which aired this past weekend.
Stevie Nicks on Nicki Minaj: ‘I Would Have Killed Her’
Let there be no doubt about whose side Stevie Nicks is taking in the war of words between 'American Idol' judges Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj. In a new interview, Nicks calls Minaj a "little girl" and says she would have killed Minaj if the rapper had spoken to her the way she spoke to Mariah.
No Doubt Reach Settlement in ‘Band Hero’ Lawsuit
The war between No Doubt and video game maker Activision is over. Less than two weeks before a trial was to begin regarding No Doubt's displeasure over the use of their likenesses in the game 'Band Hero,' the parties resolved their dispute out of court, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
Matchbox Twenty Perform ‘She’s So Mean’ on ‘Ellen’
Matchbox Twenty played their rocking single 'She's So Mean' on 'Ellen' today, breaking out multiple drum kits to provide the hand-clapping beat on the lead single from their No. 1 album 'North.'
Watch Jennifer Hudson + Prince Duet on ‘Nothing Compares 2 U’
After the opening show of Prince's Chicago residency on Tuesday night was widely panned by critics and fans, he made amends on night two with a performance of his classic song 'Nothing Compares 2 U' featuring Chicago-born superstar Jennifer Hudson.