This Week In Pop Music History [VIDEOS]
Being the Bangor station that provides you with mostly today's hottest music but also provides you with a healthy dose of yester-year's tunes with Back In the Cafe, we are providing you with a little music history of the 1990's, 2000's and this decade.
Get to know a little about the artists that have shaped your musical vocabulary by taking in what has led to the music landscape of today.
Behold... Z107.3's This Week In Pop Music History for April 1st - April 7th!
This week we feature: Adele, Nirvana, Spice Girls, Beyonce, Jay Z, Mariah Carey, U2 and Gnarls Barkley.
2011 - Adele
This week in 2011, Adele had spent 10 consecutive weeks at number with her album, 21. With this triumph, she beat out Madonna for the the longest time at number one in the UK album chart by a female solo artist.
2008 - Jay Z & Beyonce
Beyonce Knowles married Jay-Z at his New York apartment. It was a small ceremony attended by Coldplay frontman Chris Martin and wife Gwyneth Paltrow and Beyonces former bandmates in Destiny's Child, Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams.
2006 - Gnarls Barkley
Gnarls Barkley made chart history by becoming the first act ever to reach No.1 in the UK through computer downloads only.
2005 - U2
This week in history U2 were in the first leg of their Vertigo World tour, appearing in Southern California arenas. The band brought Kings Of Leon along with them on the tour as their supporting act. as the opening act. The tour grossed $389 million.
2001 - Mariah Carey
Mariah signs with Virgin for a four albums deal worth $80 million, the biggest deal every awarded to an entertainer at that time.
1998 - Spice Girls
The Spice Girls performed for the first time in the UK in Glasgow, Scotland as part of their Spice World Tour 1998. Their first global tour ended in September 1998 with two dates at Wembley Stadium in London, England which was recorded and released on video in November of 1998.
1994 - Nirvana
Kurt Cobain is found dead in his Seattle home. Cause of death was officially ruled as suicide by a self-inflicted gun shot wound to the head.