Z107.3’s This Week In Pop Music History: Jay Z, Katy Perry, Michael Jackson [Watch]
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!
June 10th - June 16th: See how Michael Jackson, Santana, Fountains of Wayne, Lil Wayne, Katy Perry, and Jay Z marked this week in history for pop music from the past 30 years.
1995 - Michael Jackson
It was this week in 1995 that the infamous Diane Sawyer Primetime interview with Michael Jackson and new wife Lisa Marie Presley, daughter of Elvis Presley, aired on ABC. The interview touched on child molestation allegations, marriage and Michael's complexion.
1999 - Santana
The classic rock guitarist, who played Woodstock 30 years prior, releases Supernatural featuring the song with Matchbox 20 singer Rob Thomas. The song was #1 for 12 straight weeks and on the Billboard's Hot 100 for 56 weeks.
2003 - Fountains of Wayne
The band that was on hiatus for 4 years release their new album called Welcome Interstate Manager and the world becomes very familiar with Stacy's Mom. Stacy's everywhere are now and forever asked if there mom has it going on.
2008 - Lil Wayne
The rap star releases his album Tha Carter III which includes Lil Wayne's most successful single in his career, so far, 'Lollipop'.
2010 - Katy Perry
The pop star is on the charts with her single 'California Gurls' featuring the rap delights of Snoop Dogg. The song is #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for 6 weeks, staying on the charts for 27 weeks.
2017 - Jay Z
Jay Z is inducted into the Songwriter Hall of Fame. He didn't show up for the induction. But Obama did in video form and showed Jay Z some love.