Z107.3’s This Week in Pop Music History: Diplo, Beastie Boys, 50 Cent 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!
March 3 - March 9: See how the Beastie Boys, Spice Girls, Faith Hill, 50 Cent, Duffy, Diplo and Michael Jackson marked this week in history for the past 30 years in pop music.
1987 - Beastie Boys
Licensed to Ill becomes the first rap album to top the U.S. charts, staying at #1 for seven weeks.
1993 - Spice Girls
An open audition in a London Dance studio brought in 400 hopefuls but only 5 got selected to be the Spice Girls.
1998 - Faith Hill
Country goes pop when Faith Hill hits the Hot 100 top ten with 'This Kiss'.
2003 - 50 Cent
This week starts the first of nine weeks in which fitty's 'In Da Club' locks in the #1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100. Not bad for his first single.
2008 - Duffy
The British single releases her debut album Rockferry featuring her international hit "Mercy".
2009 - Michael Jackson
The King of Pop announces the "This Is It" concerts to take place at the O2 Arena in London. Jackson dies before the sold out concerts happen.
2016 - Diplo
The DJ takes his Major Lazer project to Cuba and becomes the first musical act to perform in the secluded country.