Z107.3’s This Week in Pop Music History: Beyonce, Alicia Keys, Michael Jackson 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!
December 2nd - December 8th: See how Michael Jackson, Beyonce, Mariah Carey, Adam Sandler, Alicia Keys, Usher, and Toni Braxton marked this week in history for pop music from the past 30 years.
1983 - Michael Jackson
This week, Michael Jackson's historic "Thriller" debuts on MTV, showing werewolves, zombies, and everything else we hold dear. The video is 14 minutes long and we love every minute of it!
1994 - Adam Sandler
Saturday Night Live is lit up as Adam Sandler performs the notorious "Chanukah Song" on the Weekend Update segment. The song lists all kinds of celebrities that you didn't know were/are Jewish. History has proven this is a seasonal favorite.
1995 - Mariah Carey
Mimi sings a song with the fellas of Boyz II Men and the song hits #1 on the Billboard Hot 100. "One Sweet Day" holds the top spot for 16 solid weeks.
1996 - Toni Braxton
The R&B singer is #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "Un-Break My Heart" and stays there for 11 weeks.
2004 - Usher
The musical partnership of Usher and Alicia Keys proves to be a good one when their song "My Boo" is #1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
2008 - Beyonce
Beyonce stars in the musical biopic 'Cadillac Records' which premieres this week in 2008. Beyonce stars as legendary singer Etta James.
2012 - Alicia Keys
Back on the list for this week, Ms. Keys hits number one on the Billboard Hot 100 with 'Girl On Fire', her fifth #1 song.