Z’s This Week in Pop Music History: Lady Gaga, Backstreet Boys, Janet Jackson and More [VIDEO/PIC]
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!
May 6 - 12: See how Backstreet Boys, Jackson's Michael and Janet, Lady Gaga, Adam Lambert, and Green Day marked this week in history for pop music from the past 30 years.
1993 - Backstreet Boys
The Backstreet Boys perform their first show at Sea World in Orlando, Florida to 3,000 people.
1998 - Green Day (#MAINECONNECTION)
This week in 1998, Green Day played the Central Maine Civic Center in Lewiston, Maine and this girl (two thumbs) counted down the show 70 days in advance on a physical countdown calendar on her bedroom door. It's safe to say this girl's dreams came true that week in 1998.
Here they are in our Portland station's WCYY studio making a mess before the show.
2001 - Janet Jackson
The singer is #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with her single, All For You.
2009 - Adam Lambert
May 8th is declared 'Adam Lambert Day' in San Diego. The city rejoices.
2011 - Lady Gaga
The pop star first HBO concert, Lady Gaga Presents the Monster Ball Tour at Madison Square Garden is aired.
2014 - Michael Jackson
'Xscape' is released posthumously, featuring 8 tracks of previously unreleased material.