Z’s This Week In Pop Music History: Amy Winehouse, Beyonce, The Weeknd [WATCH]
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!
July 22nd - July 28th: See how 10,000 Maniacs, Limp Bizkit, Aaliyah, Beyonce, The Plain White T's, The Weeknd, Amy Winehouse and Magic! marked this week in history for pop music from the past 30 years.
1993 - 10,000 Maniacs
This week in 1993 the 10,000 Maniacs perform for the last time in New York with lead singer Natalie Merchant. Merchant left to start a successful solo career.
1999 - Limp Bizkit
All hell breaks loose at the 30th anniversary Woodstock show. The band performs "Break Stuff" which leads to rioting and chaos within the festival. The event is dubbed "Apocalypse Woodstock" by MTV, who covered the festival.
2001 - Aaliyah
Sadly, it is this week in 2001 that R&B singer Aaliyah gives her final performance on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno. One month later, the singer passes due to a plane crash in the Bahamas.
2002 - Beyonce
Queen Bee makes her film debut in the Austin Powers sequel Goldmember. She stars as Foxxy Cleopatra who is a "whole lotta woman".
2007 - Plain White T's
The acoustic tune 'Hey There, Delilah" is #1 on Billboard's Hot 100, spending 2 weeks at number one and 16 weeks all together on the chart.
2011 - The Weeknd
This week in 2011, The Weeknd nervously performs his first show ever. The show is at the Mod Club in Toronto.
2011 - Amy Winehouse
Amy died this week in 2011 after years of struggle with drugs and alcohol. She dies in London of alcohol poisoning at the age of 27.
2014 - Magic!
A band out of no where brings the ear worm 'Rude' to our radio waves and is number one on Billboard's Hot 100 this week in 2015.