Z’s This Week In Pop Music History: Jewel, Psy, LMFAO, Lou Bega, Shakira [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 15th - July 21st: See how Jewel, Lou Bega, LMFAO, Psy, Hoobastank, and Shakira marked this week in history for pop music from the past 30 years.
1997 - Jewel
As the forerunner of a new era of women in rock, Jewel becomes the first Atlantic Records artist to grace the cover of TIME magazine.
1999 - Lou Bega
Lou Bega releases his debut album, A Little Bit of Mambo.
2006 - Hoobastank
The worst band name in the world produces a Billboard #1 hit with "The Reason". This week the song finishes up an eight week run as #1.
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 we are powerless to resist.
2014 - Shakira
Shakira becomes the first person to accumulate 100 million likes on Facebook.