Z107.3’s This Week in Pop Music History: Katy Perry, J Lo, 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!
June 17th - 23rd: See how Katy Perry, Jennifer Lopez, Sam Smith, Carly Rae Jepsen, All-4-One, Sugar Ray, and Enrique Iglesias marked this week in history for pop music from the past 30 years.
1994 - All-4-One
The R&B group is #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "I Swear". It's #1 for 11 weeks.
1997 - Sugar Ray
The California band enjoys releases their breakout album Floored which includes a bunch of hit songs including "Fly".
1999 - Jennifer Lopez
JLo is #1 on Billboard with "If You Had My Love", continuing America's fascination with a latin explosion of artists on the charts.
2000 - Enrique Iglesias
The latin fascination continues with Iglesias' hit "Be With You". It stays #1 on Billboard for 3 weeks and on the charts for a total of 20 weeks.
2008 - Katy Perry
We are all introduced to a new pop star that will be one of the top acts for at least the next decade. Perry releases her first major label debut album One of the Boys, which includes her breakout hit "I Kissed A Girl".
2011 - Carly Rae Jepsen
The new-to-the-scene and very Canadian pop singer hits #1 on Billboard with "Call Me Maybe". This ear worm is #1 for 9 weeks and on the charts altogether for 50 weeks. That's nearly a year straight of Canadian cuteness.
2014 - Sam Smith
British Crooner Sam Smith releases his debut album In The Lonely Hour in the U.S. The album features his big hit "Stay With Me".