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.
Mariah Carey Recording ‘Almost Home’ for the ‘Oz and the Great and Powerful’ Soundtrack
The soundtrack for the upcoming adventure film 'Oz and the Great and Powerful' will feature at least one great and powerful diva, because Mariah Carey has signed on to contribute the song 'Almost Home.'
fun. Announce Summer Tour with Tegan and Sara
fun. will have some fun this summer with a 26-date concert tour featuring support from indie pop duo Tegan and Sara. The Most Nights Tour will probably be the group's last concert tour of this album cycle, according to a blog post on their website.
‘Glee’ ‘Diva’ Songs – Full Episode List
The guys and girls of New Directions glam it up to sing Beyonce's 'Diva' in this week's episode of 'Glee,' which is titled after that lyrically empowering song. The singers wear their most extravagant outfits to get into character for the 'Diva' performance. Unique rocks a long gold gown topped with a black and gray fur coat, while Blaine wears a bright red jacket covered in feathers and Brittany
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 slot on the show.
Kelly Clarkson Duets With Jewel on ‘Foolish Games’
Jewel's haunting piano ballad 'Foolish Games' has been given a makeover for her greatest hits album, thanks to Kelly Clarkson, who duets with the singer-songwriter on a new recording of the track.
NKOTB Touring With 98 Degrees + Boyz II Men, Releasing New Single + Album
Children of the '90s, rejoice! Less than a year after wrapping up their hugely successful boy band tour with the Backstreet Boys, New Kids on the Block will try to repeat that success by heading out on the road this summer with 98 Degrees and Boyz II Men. And this isn't just a nostalgia tour — NKOTB announced that they have a brand new single and album on the way too!
‘Glee': ‘Sadie Hawkins’ Episode Song List
This week on 'Glee,' the girls turn the tables on the guys by asking them out for the 'Sadie Hawkins' dance. The episode features a wide range of music revolving around the dance, including the current No. 1 tune in the country, a classic TLC track, and a certain Sir Mix-a-Lot ode to the backside.
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Perform ‘Thrift Shop’ on ‘Ellen’
After 'Thrift Shop' by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis reached No. 1 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, dethroning Rihanna's 'Diamonds' after 14 weeks at the top, it was the right time for the duo to complete its infiltration of Middle America with a performance of the song on 'Ellen.'
Rihanna to Premiere River Island Collection at London Fashion Week
There's a promising new fashion designer trying to break through in a crowded and competitive industry, and her name is Rihanna. The fashionable pop superstar will premiere her River Island collection of clothing and accessories during London Fashion Week in February.
2013 BRIT Nominations: Coldplay, Rihanna + Amy Winehouse Honored
'Princess of China' might make Coldplay and Rihanna the musical kings and queen of Britain. RiRi and Chris Martin's band are among the leading contenders for the 2013 BRIT Awards. The annual U.K. awards show today (Jan. 10) revealed its list of nominees, which also included a surprise nod for the late Amy Winehouse.