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 19th - January 25th: See how Daft Punk, Weezer, Ke$ha, Justin Timberlake, *NSYNC, Paula Cole, and the Spice Girls marked this week in history for pop music from the past 30 years.

1997 - Daft Punk

French duo Daft Punk release their debut album, Homework in the UK.  The album only reaches #150 in the USA but is a big hit in Europe.

1998 - *NSYNC

The boy band releases their debut single "I Want You Back", making them an official rival of other American boy band Backstreet Boys.

1998 - Spice Girls

The Spice Girls movie Spice World hits theaters in the U.S.

2010 - Ke$ha

Kesha's debut album, Animal, hits #1, featuring the song "TiK ToK".

2014 - Justin Timberlake

JT is nominated for seven Grammy nominations and ends up receiving three awards in the days to come, including Best R&B Song for "Pusher Lover Girl".

2019 - Weezer

The band releases 'The Teal Album'  which is a cover album that includes TLC's "No Scrubs", Aha's "Take On Me" and the infamous "Africa" by Toto.


More From WBZN Old Town Maine