Z107.3’s This Week in Pop Music History: Lil Nas X, Dr. Dre, Katy Perry, 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 1990s, 2000s 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!
March 15th - March 21st: See how Lil Nas X, Will Smith, Dr. Dre, Katy Perry, the 1975, and 50 Cent marked this week in history for the past 30 years in pop music.
1993 - Dr. Dre
"Nuthin' But a 'G' Thang" hits at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100. Pretty good for Dre's debut single.
1998 - Will Smith
The Fresh Prince is #1 again this week with 'Gettin' Jiggy Wit It'. It will be #1 for four weeks.
2003 - 50 Cent
Still #1 with 'In Da Club'. He stays at the #1 spot for 11 weeks.
2016 - The 1975
The 1975 go to #1 in the U.S. with the album with the longest name to take the spot, I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It.
2017 - Katy Perry
The pop singer is given the National Equality Award from the Human Rights Campaign for supporting LGBTQ causes.
2019 - Lil Nas X
Out of nowhere, Lil Nas X's 'Old Town Road' hits the Country charts but is soon removed when Billboard decides it is "ineligible for the tally". Enter, Billy Ray Cyrus.