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 Café, 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!

December 13th - December 19th: See how The Weeknd, OutKastMiley Cyrus, Brian McKnight, and Alicia Keys marked this week in history for pop music from the past 30 years.

1999 - Brian McKnight

The R&B singer is #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 with 'Back At One'.  The song only peaks at #2 due to the undying reign at #1 by Santana & Rob Thomas with 'Smooth'.  I'm thinking this song was a piece of inspiration for Justin Timberlake and Andy Samberg for a memorable Saturday Night Live skit.

2003 - OutKast

André 3000 and Big Boi are #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with 'Hey Ya'.  The song was #2 the week prior but moves up the #1 spot this week in 2003.  OutKast is also in the #3 spot with 'The Way You Move' featuring Sleepy Brown.

2007 - Alicia Keys

#1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "No One".

2012 - Miley Cyrus

Little Miley performs Billy Idols "Rebel Yell" on the VH1 Divas special.

2019 - The Weeknd

Canadian singer The Weeknd is #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with 'Heartless'.  The song is about returning to his playa life after breaking up with his exes

 

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