Z’s This Week In Pop Music History: Katy Perry, Hootie, Wiz
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 5th - July 11th: See how Katy Perry, Wiz Khalifa, Iggy Azalea, Enrique Iglesias and Hootie & the Blowfish marked this week in history for pop music from the past 30 years.
1994 - Hootie & the Blowfish
The college radio band releases their first album 'Cracked Rear View' and smashes records after appearing on 'The Late Show with David Letterman'. The album goes on to sell over 20 million copies.
2000 - Enrique Iglesias
Latino singer and son of the famed singer Julio Iglesias is #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with 'Be With You.' It stays at #1 for 15 weeks. And maybe it's because this video is so sexy...
2008 - Katy Perry
The Christian singer turned pop star releases 'I Kissed A Girl' and hits #1 on the charts. It stays there for 7 weeks.
2014 - Iggy Azalea
The Australian singer slams onto the scene with Charli XCX with the song 'Fancy' which is number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. It stays at number 1 for 5 weeks.
2017 - Wiz Khalifa
Rapper Wiz Khalifa and singer Charlie Puth enjoy a record breaking moment when the video for their song 'See You Again' is watched 2.9 million times. The record is short-lived, however, when 'Despacito' breaks that record in August. Right now it's at 28 million views, btw.