Z107.3’s This Week in Pop Music History: Beyoncé, Mariah Carey and more [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!
December 9th - December 15th: See how Hanson, Mariah Carey, Lil Wayne, and Beyoncé marked this week in history for pop music from the past 30 years.
1997 - Hanson
This week in 1997, the Hanson brothers were featured on Saturday Night Live. Not just as musical guests but also in a skit in which they are tortured by their own song.
2006 - Mariah Carey
"All I Want For Christmas Is You" by Mariah Carey becomes the first ringtone certified Gold for sales of over 500,000.
2009 - Lil Wayne
The RIAA certifies 5 million ringtone sales of Lil Wayne's "Lollipop," making it the best-selling ringtone ever.
2013 - Beyoncé
In a bold and brilliant marketing move, Beyoncé's self-titled album is released with no advance notice, sending radio stations scrambling to get the songs on the air and generating lots of free publicity.