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.
Mumford & Sons Beat Out fun. + Frank Ocean to Win 2013 Album of the Year Grammy
fun. and Frank Ocean were multiple Grammy Award winners Sunday night, but both were upended for the biggest award of the evening, Album of the Year, by British folk-rock band Mumford & Sons, who claimed the trophy for 'Babel.'
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…
Rihanna to Join Bruno Mars + Sting in 2013 Grammy Performance
Rihanna was already confirmed as performer for the 2013 Grammy Awards, but today comes word that she'll be joined on stage by two of pop music's most respected gentlemen, Bruno Mars and Sting. The Recording Academy announced the news in a press release that also revealed that Record of the…
Frank Ocean, Maroon 5, Alicia Keys All Added to Grammy 2013 Performance Lineup
Fourteen-time Grammy winner Alicia Keys was snubbed by the Recording Academy this year, but she'll be appearing at the Grammys anyway as part of a special collaboration with Maroon 5. The Academy announced the news in a press release which also confirmed that Frank Ocean will get a performance …
Justin Timberlake to Perform at 2013 Grammys
Less than a month after releasing his comeback single 'Suit & Tie,' Justin Timberlake is already back at the Grammy Awards. The Recording Academy announced in a press release that the pop superstar will perform at the 2013 Grammy ceremony on Sunday, Feb. 10.
Justin Timberlake Announces ‘The 20/20 Experience’ Release Date in Lyric Video
Justin Timberlake silently slipped the release date for 'The 20/20 Experience' into his new lyric video for 'Suit & Tie.' The date passes by so fast we probably wouldn't even see it, if not for the pause button on YouTube. So just when is Timberlake's third solo…
Prince Releases Lyric Video for New Song ‘Screw Driver’
Prince seems to be gearing up for another big comeback. The typically reclusive performer appears on the cover of the current issue of Billboard and has been releasing new music, including the just-issued lyric video for a song called 'Screw Driver.'
Alicia Keys, Katy Perry + More to Perform at Obama’s Inaugural Ball
Katy Perry was a big supporter of President Obama during the 2012 presidential campaign, and Alicia Keys sang 'No One' at his 2009 inauguration. Both stars are among a diverse group of musicians lined up for the Inaugural Balls on Monday as Obama is officially sworn in for a second term.
OneRepublic Perform Hand Washing Song on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’
The flu is spreading like crazy across the country this winter, but don't worry — the gents from OneRepublic are here to keep you healthy. Ryan Tedder and company participated in a skit on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' in which they sang a 'Hand Washing Song' to encourage people…
Lil Wayne Gets ‘Baked’ Tattoo on Forehead
Lil Wayne wasn't joking when he said he was seriously committed to skateboarding. A new photo shows the rapper with the word "BAKED" inked across his forehead, in honor of his skate company, Baker Skateboards.