Z107.3’s This Week In Pop Music History: Ariana Licks Donuts, TLC Is Bankrupt, Baby Got Back [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!
July 1st - July 7th: See how Shakira, Daft Punk, the Black Eyed Peas, Barenaked Ladies, Sir Mix-A-Lot, Usher, Ariana Grande and TLC marked this week in history for pop music from the past 30 years.
1992 - Sir Mix-A-Lot
The rapper hits #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 this week in 1992 with the classic club hit "Baby Got Back".
1995 - TLC
The superstar girl group wins Grammys and earn best selling status but file for bankruptcy this week in 1995.
1998 - Barenaked Ladies
The Canadian group, Barenaked Ladies, release the album Stunt. It's the band's fourth album but also their breakthrough record in the US, where it lands at #3 on the Billboard 200 albums chart.
2001 - Usher
R&B singer and dancer Usher hits #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "U Remind Me", which spends 4 weeks at #1 and spends a total of 24 weeks on the charts.
2006 - Shakira
Our favorite 'The Voice' coach hit #2 this week in 2006 with "Hips Don't Lie". This song features Timbaland.
2009 - Black Eyed Peas
This week in 2009, the Black Eyed Peas hit #1 on billboard hot 100 with the song 'Boom Boom Pow', spending 33 weeks on the hot 100. A week later, the Peas will hit #1 with 'I Gotta Feeling', which sits on the charts for 56 weeks total.
2013 - Daft Punk
The French techno group hits it big at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 with 'Get Lucky' featuring music legend Nile Rodgers and our other favorite 'The Voice' coach, Pharrell Williams. Williams is also featured on this week's #1 song, Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines'.
2015 - Ariana Grande
A younger Ariana Grande, visits Wolfee Donuts in Lake Elsinore, California were she licks some donuts on a display counter. America hates her, especially since she says she hates America. Not cool, Ariana.