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.
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.
Jason Mraz to Spread Awareness With Groundbreaking Myanmar Performance
Next month, Jason Mraz will become the first international artist to perform an outdoor concert in Mynamar, an occasion that he plans to use to speak out against human rights abuses. The free show takes place on Dec. 16 at People's Square in Yangon, sponsored by MTV EXIT, an initiative created …
Taylor Swift Takes ‘Begin Again’ to Paris During 2012 CMA Awards Performance
Taylor Swift took country music to the streets of Paris at the 2012 CMA Awards, performing her new ballad 'Begin Again' on a set designed to look like a European coffee shop.
Enrique Iglesias Releases Steamy ‘Finally Found You’ Video
Enrique Iglesias advances from a boyhood crush to a steamy hookup in his latest music video, 'Finally Found You.' The video depicts a preteen Enrique hanging out with a cute blond, then cuts back to the present day to find the singer despondent over the girl he still misses years later.
Jennifer Hudson + Usher to Pay Tribute to Whitney Houston in TV Special
Some of the biggest names in popular music will remember the life and career of Whitney Houston in an upcoming CBS special featuring live performances by Jennifer Hudson, Usher, Celine Dion and others to be announced. 'We Will Always Love You: A Grammy Salute To Whitney Houston' airs on Fr…
Coldplay Capture ‘Mylo Xyloto’ World Tour on ‘Live 2012′ CD/DVD Release
Coldplay are wrapping up their 'Mylo Xyloto' album cycle with the Nov. 20 release of 'Live 2012,' a concert film and album that captures highlights from the band's year-long world tour.
Adele’s Pregnancy Inspires Her to Take ‘Lighter’ Approach to Third Album
The new direction should be no surprise, since '21' was inspired by a tumultuous breakup. Now she's in a great relationship and has a bundle of joy on the way. She's even spent $50,000 on a nursery to make sure the baby is comfortable and safe.
Adele Hits Abbey Road Studios to Record Theme Song for James Bond Movie ‘Skyfall’
There were rumors of Adele recording a James Bond theme song going back to last year, but now The Sun is offering some of the strongest proof yet that the songstress may be contributing music to the latest 007 flick, 'Skyfall.'
Selena Gomez + Shakira Among ‘Most Dangerous’ Celebs
Virus alert! If you're searching online for pictures of Selena Gomez or Shakira, be careful which websites you click on. Both singers are among the "most dangerous" celebrities to search for, according to a security company that tracks which sites are infected with malware, sp…