Z107.3’s This Week in Pop Music History: Gaga, Beyonce, Drake [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!
April 5 - April 11: See how Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Nirvana, Drake, Puff Daddy, Mary J. Blige, Macklemore, Montell Jordan, and Crazy Town marked this week in history for pop music from the past 25ish years.
1994 - Nirvana
Kurt Cobain, King of Grunge Rock, is found dead in his home in Seattle.
1997 - Puff Daddy
Puffy, P. Diddy, Puff Daddy? Whatever you call him is #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with 'Can't Nobody Hold Me' which features Mase.
2001 - Crazy Town
Back in the Day Cafe favorite 'Butterfly' is #1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
2006 - Mary J. Blige
The R&B singer has spent 15 weeks at #1 with her song "Be Without You", breaking Mariah Carey's record of 14 weeks at #1 with the tune "We Belong Together".
2007 - Beyonce
Queen Bey's 'Beautiful Liar' records the highest leap on the Billboard Hot 100 at this time, jumping from #91 to #3. The song features Shakira.
2009 - Lady Gaga
Mother Monster has taken over the #1 spot of the Billboard Hot 100 'Poker Face' after replacing Flo Rida's 'Right Round' at the top spot from last week in 2009.
2013 - Macklemore
Rapper Macklemore is killing us with the funky jam all about saving yo dolla bills, ya'll. #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 is Macklemore's 'Thrift Shop' this week in 2013.
2018 - Drake
Drizzy Drake reins this week on the Billboard Hot 100 coming in at #1 with 'God's Plan'.