Z107.3’s This Week in Pop Music History: Ed Sheeran, Missy Elliott, Leann Rimes 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 20th - December 26th: See how Destiny's Child, Missy Elliott, Alicia Keys, Eminem, Leann Rimes, and Ed Sheeran marked this week in history for pop music from the past 30 years.
1997 - Leann Rimes
A 14 year old Leann Rimes is #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 this week with 'How Do I'. It could only reach #2 for 5 straight weeks but stayed on the Billboard Hot 100 list for a record breaking 69 weeks.
2000 - Destiny's Child
#1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with Independent Women Part I
2002 - Missy 'Misdemeanor" Elliott
Missy Elliott is #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 with 'Work It'. Timbaland produced the song and includes samples from Run-D.M.C.'s 'Peter Piper' and Rock Master Scott & the Dynamic Three's 'Request Line.' Yes, this is where the word 'badonkadonk' originates from.
2007 - Alicia Keys
Alicia Keys is #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with 'No One' which became the most listened-to songs on the radio in the United States in 2008.
2013 - Eminem
'The Monster' is #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, and features pop princess, Rihanna.
2017 - Ed Sheeran
Ed Sheeran is #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with 'Perfect'.