Z107.3’s This Week in Pop Music History: Rihanna, Gorillaz, Mariah 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 22 - March 28: See how Michael Jackson, Madonna, Rihanna, Soundgarden, Gorillaz, Nas and Mariah Carey marked this week in history for the past 30 years in pop music.
1991 - MJ and Madge
The Academy Awards' red carpet is graced by pop royalty when Michael Jackson escorts Madonna to the ceremony.
1994 - Soundgarden
A diverse selection of tunes top the charts including Nine Inch Nails, Ace of Base and Seattle rockers Soundgarden, who have the #1 album in the U.S. Superunknown.
2001 - Gorillaz
The animated band, fronted by Blur band member Damon Albarn, launch their first debut self-titled album.
2010 - Rihanna
The Barbados Bombshell is #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "Rude Boy". The song is #1 for 5 weeks.
2014 - Nas
Nas performs his album Illmatic with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center in New York City. It is a performance for the One Mic: Hip-Hop Culture Worldwide festival.
2015 - Mariah Carey
The world is exposed to the first ever Carpool Karaoke on James Corden's late night show and features diva Mariah Carey.