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 Makes Out to His Own Music
Bruno Mars sometimes makes out to his own music, and he's man enough to admit it. The crooner made the confession today during a radio interview with Ryan Seacrest to promote his new single, 'Locked Out of Heaven.'
Kanye West’s Lawyer Confirms Sex Tape
Kanye West's lawyer confirmed the existence of a sex tape featuring the rapper, via a takedown notice sent to AllHipHop.com which claimed the video was stolen from Kanye's computer.
Justin Bieber Gifts Sean Kingston His Fisker Karma
Why is Sean Kingston now driving around the Fisker Karma luxury sportscar in which Justin Bieber notoriously got pulled over for driving more than 80 miles per hour? Believe it or not, Kingston says the Biebs gave him the expensive car because he had moved on to a newer model.
Psy Performs ‘Gangnam Style’ on ‘Ellen,’ Has No Idea Who Drake Is
Korean pop star Psy continues to take over the world with his 'Gangnam Style' smash. This week, as he visited 'Ellen' to perform the song live, it was revealed that he didn't recognize Drake when the Canadian rapper approached him at the MTV Video Music Awards.
‘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 …
2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards: Kanye West Earns 17 Nominations
Kanye West dominated the hip-hop world in 2012 and was rewarded with a whopping 17 nominations for the 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards. West's 17 nods are amazing considering the show only has 19 total categories.
Rihanna to Drop Seventh Studio Album in November
There's no slowing down Rihanna! She's about to drop her seventh studio album in November, with a new single coming perhaps as early as next week, according to a report by Idolator, which discovered the details by way of an accidental leak from RiRi's French record label.
Khloe Kardashian Now the Favorite to Land ‘X Factor’ Hosting Job
Of all the wannabe hosts who completed screen tests for 'X Factor,' none won over the show's producers like Khloe Kardashian, who is now the favorite to win the hosting job, according to TMZ (via ScreenCrush).
Rihanna’s ‘We Found Love’ Named Video of the Year at 2012 MTV VMAs
And the Video of the Year at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards is... Rihanna's 'We Found Love!' RiRi beat out Drake, Katy Perry, Gotye and M.I.A. to take home the big award of the night for one of the songs she had performed to open the award show broadcast.
Frank Ocean Lights Up 2012 MTV VMAs With Heartfelt ‘Thinkin Bout You’ Performance
Frank Ocean slowed things down at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards with an impressive performance of the single 'Thinkin Bout You' from his acclaimed 'Channel Orange' album.