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!

October 11th - October 17th: See how Beyoncé, Bruno Mars, Barenaked Ladies, twenty one pilots marked this week in history for pop music from the past 30 years.

1998 - Barenaked Ladies

"One Week" by Barenaked Ladies hits #1 in the US, where it stays... for one week.

2003 - Beyoncé

Queen B is #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with 'Baby Boy' featuring Sean Paul.  The song is off of Queen Bey's first solo studio album Dangerously in Love.  The song's lyrics include Jay-Z as a credited writer.  The song stays #1 for nine consecutive weeks

2010 - Bruno Mars

Heartthrob and musician extraordinaire, Bruno Mars, is #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with 'Just the Way You Are'. The song is Bruno's debut solo single and lead single from his debut studio album Doo-Wops & Hooligans. This song won Bruno a 'Best Male Pop Vocal Performance' Grammy in 2011.  Oh, the fedora days.

2016 - twenty one pilots

The American band stays steady at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 with their tune 'Heathens', featured on the soundtrack 'Suicide Squad'.  Fun fact: Heathens was leaked through social media platform Reddit nearly 2 months before it was released on the Suicide Squad soundtrack.


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