Z’s This Week in Pop Music History: Michael Jackson, Green Day, TLC, and More!
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!
September 16th - September 22nd: See how Michael Jackson, Green Day, TLC, Blink 182, Meghan Trainor, American Idol, and Black Eyed Peas, marked this week in history for pop music from the past 30 years.
1991 - Michael Jackson
The King of Pop appears on the iconic animated show 'The Simpsons' as Leon Kompowski, a character that befriends Homer.
1999 - TLC
The girl group is #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "Unpretty".
2003 - American Idol
The music competition gets an audition that makes history. Ladies and gentlemen, William Hung performs Ricky Martin's "She Bangs".
2005 - Black Eyed Peas
The pop group appears on an episode of "Las Vegas" where Fergie meets Josh Duhamel. They wed in 2009.
2008 - Blink 182
Blink Drummer, Travis Barker, survives a plane crash in South Carolina, along with his friend DJ AM. The other passengers do not survive.
2012 - Green Day
The punk/pop group appear at the iHeart Radio Festival in Las Vegas where lead singer, Billie Joe Armstrong, goes on a rant that eventually lands the singer in rehab. Language is not for the meek- NSFW.
2014 - Meghan Trainor
The pop singer hits #1 with the confidence building "All About That Bass" and stays there for 8 weeks.