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.
Katy Perry Cleanses Her ‘Chakra’ on Volcano + Confirms Obama Fundraiser Performance
These days, Katy Perry is getting spiritual and political. After cleansing her spirit with meditation and a journey to the top of a volcano, Perry has signed on for a fundraiser for President Obama.
Big Sean Says Kanye West Has Made Himself, Nicki Minaj + Others Rewrite Raps
Big Sean says that Kanye West demands flawless execution from his collaborators, to the point that West has made Sean, Nicki Minaj, Rick Ross and others rewrite their verses if he felt they weren't up to par.
‘Idol’ Judges Mariah Carey + Nicki Minaj Were Originally Set to Join ‘The Voice’
The new divas of 'American Idol,' Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj, were about to pledge their allegiance to 'The Voice' before 'Idol' came calling. Us magazine reports that the superstars were originally considering taking temporary chairs on 'The Voice' for one …
Carly Rae Jepsen Dishes on ‘Friendly’ Justin Bieber Collaboration
Carly Rae Jepsen and Justin Bieber team up on the duet 'Beautiful' on Jepsen's latest album, 'Kiss,' which hits stores tomorrow (Sept. 18.) What does 'Beautiful' sound like? Jepsen herself describes the tune as, "charming, friendly and hopefully feel-good.…
Adele’s Pregnancy Inspires Her to Take ‘Lighter’ Approach to Third Album
Adele's '21' was a massive worldwide success, despite its heavy lyrical content about breakups and failed relationships. Now pregnant with her first child, Adele is planning for her next album to be much "lighter," according to an Us magazine source.
Rihanna + Taylor Swift Lead 2012 MTV Europe Music Award Nominations
It's girl power at the 2012 MTV Europe Music Awards, where Rihanna and Taylor Swift lead the pack of nominees, with Lady Gaga, Carly Rae Jepsen, Lana Del Rey and Katy Perry also scoring multiple nods.
Hear Pink’s Rock Song With Eminem, ‘Here Comes the Weekend’
Pink's latest collaboration with Eminem has leaked, and it turns out her description of the track as an “alternative club banger” was dead-on. Despite featuring one of hip-hop music's biggest names, 'Here Comes the Weekend' is actually one of the harder-rocking songs …
Pink Gushes About Her Baby Daughter, Meets U.S. Gymnasts on ‘Ellen’
Pink gushed about her baby daughter Willow today during an appearance on 'Ellen,' where the singer reacted to seeing a cute photograph of her 15-month-old with a snarling compliment that only makes sense coming from Pink: "I will eat her face!"