Z107.3’s This Week In Pop Music History: Ariana, Rihanna, One Direction
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 2nd - June 9th: See how Ariana Grande, Rihanna, Christina Aguilera, Missy Elliott, Spice Girls, Pink, Maya, Bryan Adams, and One Direction marked this week in history for pop music from the past 30 years.
1995 - Bryan Adams
The Bangor Waterfront performer, is #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with his song "Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman?"
1998 - The Spice Girls
The Spice World mourns as Geri Halliwell (Ginger Spice) announces her departure from the British girl group. 19 years later in 2017, Halliwell apologizes for leaving the group in a tweet.
2001 - All the Ladies ;)
Christina Aguilera, Missy Elliott, Pink, Mya and Lil' Kim take the Top 40 by storm with a lady driven powerhouse anthem of Patty Labelle's "Lady Marmalade". The song was done for the movie Moulin Rouge starring Nicole Kidman.
2007 - Rihanna
Rhi Rhi is on the Billboard Hot 100 with "Umbrella" featuring Jay Z.
2012 - One Direction
One Direction is all over the charts when they release the video Up All Night: The Live Tour debuts at #1 on the Billboard Music Video Sales chart while their song "What Makes You Beautiful" peaks at #4 on the Billboard Hot 100.
2017 - Ariana Grande
Ariana plays weeks after the terrorist bombing at the Manchester Arena. The concert is the benefit concert for the bombing, titled "One Love Manchester", and takes place about three miles from the Manchester Arena.