Z107.3’s This Week in Pop Music History: Ed Sheeran, John Legend, the Cranberries 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!
January 13 - January 19: See how Ed Sheeran, John Legend, Mary J. Blige, Green Day, the Counting Crows, Clay Aiken, and the Cranberries , marked this week in history for pop music from the past 30 years.
1994 - The Counting Crows
This week in 1994, 90's rock band the Counting Crows appeared on Saturday Night Live performing their songs "Mr. Jones" and "Round Here".
2005 - Green Day
The pop punk band pledges royalties from the sales of their #1 Billboard Modern Rock Track "Boulevard of Broken Dreams" from iTunes throughout the year of 2005 to go towards the relief efforts of the South Asian tsunami.
2008 - Clay Aiken
The former American Idol finalist makes his Broadway debut in New York City in Monty Python's "Spamalot".
2009 - Mary J. Blige
Mary J. Blige, along with Beyonce, will.i.am, John Legend, Shakira and Usher and many more, perform in Washington D.C. to celebrate the inauguration of Barack Obama as the next U.S. President.
2011 - Ed Sheeran
After independently releasing music for seven years, the Ginga-Ninja grows quite a fan base and announces that he has signed to Atlantic Records.
2015 - John Legend
To celebrate Martin Luther King Day and honor King's march that he led in 1965 in Montgomery, Alabama, singer John Legend and Common perform "Glory" in Selma, Alabama.
2018 - Cranberries
At 46 years old, Dolores O'Riordan, singer of the irish 90's band, dies in London.