Z107.3’s This Week in Pop Music History: Ed Sheeran, Rihanna, TLC 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!
September 30th - October 6th: See how The Weeknd, Madonna, One Direction, VH1 and Oasis marked this week in history for pop music from the past 30 years.
1992 - Madonna
MTV debuts Madonna's racy "Erotica" video, in which MTV warns viewers of the sexual content prior to debuting the controversial footage. Despite the warnings and playing the video during particular times to avoid upset, it is only aired three times before being banned on the music television network.
1995 - Oasis
The British bands album(What's the Story) Morning Glory is released making the band a worldwide sensation. One of the singles is "Champagne Supernova" becomes #1 on the Modern Rock chart in the United States.
2004 - VH1
VH1 airs it's first Hip Hop Honors with awards given to DJ Hollywood, DJ Kool Herc, KRS-One, Public Enemy (who also perform), Rock Steady Crew, Run-D.M.C., Tupacand The Sugarhill Gang.
2010 - One Direction
The British boy band performs a cover of "Torn" on the British version of the X Factor. They finish the competition in 3rd place, after being eliminated in the show as soloists and reforming and succeeding as a group.
2015 - The Weeknd
The Canadian artist is #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with his single "The Hills" off of his album The Beauty Behind the Madness. It becomes his second #1 song in his career at that time.