Z107.3’s This Week in Pop Music History: Ariana, Backstreet Boys, Jay-Bey 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 1990s, 2000s 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!
March 3 - March 9: See how Ariana Grande, Pearl Jam, Jay-Bey, Backstreet Boys and James Blunt marked this week in history for the past 30 years in pop music.
1991 - Pearl Jam
The Seattle grunge godfather's, Pearl Jam, start recording their album Ten this week in 1991, marking their debut.
1998 - Backstreet Boys
Saturday Night Live features The Backstreet Boys in which they perform the songs "As Long As You Love Me" and "Quit Playing Games (With My Heart.".
2000 - Jay-Bey
Due to performing at MTV's Spring Break festival in Cancun, Jay-Z and Beyonce meet for the first time. Two years later, they have their first date.
2006 - James Blunt
America gives James Blunt mad props when his song "You're Beautiful" hits #1.
2016 - Ariana Grande
Another love connection this week in music history... though we now know it wasn't a match made in heaven, necessarily. Ariana hosts SNL, where she meets our favorite lyric name and her now past fiance... Pete Davidson.