Z107.3’s This Week in Pop Music History: Katy Perry, J Lo, Post Malone [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!
June 14th - 20th: See how Katy Perry, Jennifer Lopez, Sam Smith, Carly Rae Jepsen, Post Malone and All-4-One marked this week in history for pop music from the past 30 years.
1994 - All-4-One
The R&B group is #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "I Swear". It's #1 for 11 weeks.
1999 - Jennifer Lopez
JLo is #1 on Billboard with "If You Had My Love", continuing America's fascination with a latin explosion of artists on the charts.
2008 - Katy Perry
We are all introduced to a new pop star that will be one of the top acts for at least the next decade. Perry releases her first major label debut album One of the Boys, which includes her breakout hit "I Kissed A Girl".
2011 - Carly Rae Jepsen
The new-to-the-scene and very Canadian pop singer is on the Billboard charts with "Call Me Maybe". This ear worm is #1 for 9 weeks and on the charts altogether for 50 weeks. That's nearly a year straight of Canadian cuteness.
2014 - Sam Smith
British Crooner Sam Smith releases his debut album In The Lonely Hour in the U.S. The album features his big hit "Stay With Me".
2018 - Post Malone
Posty is #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with 'Psycho', featuring Ty Dolla $ign. It stays in the #1 spot for 15 weeks.