What Happened January 1st In Pop Music History
It’s January 1st and these are some of the things that happened on this day in pop music history:
- In 2011, Canada’s Shania Twain married Nestlé executive Frédéric Thiébaud, in Puerto Rico. He is the ex-husband of Twain’s best friend Marie-Anne Thiébaud, with whom Twain’s first husband Robert ‘Mutt’ Lange had an affair.
- In 2019, Pegi Young died of cancer at 66. Neil Young's wife from 1978 to 2014, she sang backup for him and released three albums of her own.
- In 2005, Ne-Yo earned his first No. 1 hit as a songwriter when Mario’s “Let Me Love You” (co-written by Scott Storch and Kameron Houff) started a nine-week run on the Billboard Hot 100.
And that’s what popped on this day.