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 12th - July 18th: See how Drake, Black Eyed PeasJewel, Vertical Horizon, LMFAO, Psy, Beyonce, and Usher marked this week in history for pop music from the past 30 years.


1997 - Jewel

Jewel graces the July issue of Time Magazine in which the magazine focuses on women in rock.  Here's the headline 'Jewel and the Gang: Macho music is out.  Empathy is in.  And the all-female Lilith festival is taking rock's hot new sound on the road."

2000 - Vertical Horizon

The band is #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with 'Everything You Want'.  They have a cumulative of 26 weeks on the chart with this tune.

2003 - Beyonce

Queen Bey is on top of the Billboard Hot 100 with her future husband Jay Z with "Crazy In Love".  It stays on the charts for 9 weeks with two of those weeks at #1.

2004 - Usher

Usher is #1 and #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 with 'Burn' and 'Confessions Part II'.

2009 - Black Eyed Peas

The band is #1 and #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 with 'I Gotta Feeling' and 'Boom Boom Pow'.

2011 - LMFAO

"Party Rock Anthem" by LMFAO hits #1 after first appearing on the Hot 100 on February 12 at #78. Thanks to a captivating video, the song starts the "shufflin'" dance craze and spends a staggering 68 weeks on the chart (six at #1), which is longer than any other chart-topper.

2012 - Psy

The "Gangnam Style" video is posted to YouTube, and nothing makes sense anymore.

2018 - Drake

The rapper is #1, #2, #4, #6, #7, #8, #13, #14, #17, #20, #21, #27, #28, #30, #32, #36, #37, #38, #41, #42, #51, #56, and #57 on the Billboard Hot 100.


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