A real love survives a rock steady vibe. That was the opening line of one of the most legendary albums from the 2000s by ska band No Doubt. When No Doubt released “Rock Steady” they hadn’t had a hit since 1997 with “Don’t Speak” and the pressure was on after their previous release didn’t quite match up to the success of their “Tragic Kingdom” album. And Match Up they did with this one… with four amazing singles, three of which became smash hits, it’s safe to say that No Doubt more than...
When thinking about pop music in the 2000’s, there are a few staple tracks that come to mind. Some might say “Oops! I Did It Again”, some may think “In da Club”, but I’m almost certain that majority of people will think of “Unwritten” by Natasha Bedingfield. The song along with the album that it came from, has grown a true legacy over the years. This week, we take a look at the debut album by British singer Natasha Bedingfield. So sit back, relax, open your notebook and take out your pen...
The UK has been known to give us some of the best musicians of our time, especially for the world of Pop Music. From The Beatles, to the Spice Girls to Adele, the brits have always known a thing or two about good music. In the early-oughts, Britain brought us the genius that is Craig David with his debut album “Born To Do It”. The album that gave us hits such as “Fill Me In”, “7 Days” and “Walking Away” helped bring in a new sound to R&B Music in the new millennium, incorporating 2-step...
2001 was one of the best years in music. Britney was a slave 4 us, Janet was giving it all for us, Destiny’s Child were survivors and Mariah Carey was throwing glitter everywhere. But it was Usher who held it down for the men this year, delivering one of his most timeless albums in his discography. After multiple delays due to the changing world of the music industry, 8701 finally came into our lives in August 2001 and brought along with it some timeless tunes. Songs like “U Remind Me” “U Got...
With immensely successful singles, tours and album sales, Hilary Duff solidified herself as a respectable pop star at the tender age of 15 years old. Join us this week as we take a deep dive into the album “Metamorphosis” along with all the stories from the era. So sit back, relax and let the rain fall down, as we dive into “Metamorphosis”.
With Special Guest: Jesse Chambliss (IG & Tik Tok @ChamBreezy).
In this episode, we dive into the history and outcome the Paris Hilton’s pop album, so sit back relax and enjoy this trip to “Paris”
In this week’s episode, we throw it back to a piece of art by a true angel. Join us as we dive into Aaliyah’s most experimental project, a project that showed us that she is in fact “More Than a Woman”
With hits like “Leave (Get Out)” and “Baby It’s You” 13 year-old JoJo took the music world by storm in 2004. So Get Out Right now and come on a trip down memory lane, because In today’s episode we dive into this debut era of JoJo.
After making her premiere in the summer of 1999 and at the height of the teen-pop craze, Christina Aguilera knew that for her second album, she would showcase who she truly was and would “strip” herself of that cookie-cutter image. And then “Stripped” was born. The album that helped define a generation of singers, and inspire change in the world of feminism, LGBT rights and more. Christina created the album of a generation with “Stripped” and did so while creating many iconic pop culture...
In the Season 1 finale of "Planet 2000's", we dive in to Mariah Carey's iconic 2008 studio album "E=MC²". The album saw a continuation of her iconic 2005 comeback, and continued to reinforce Mimi’s spot on the top of the charts. With hits like Touch My Body and Bye Bye, the album helped Mariah break records. I am also joined by my friend and fellow lamb Vahe (@vaheriah) for a special track-by-track review of the album.
With the release of their fourth studio album “Black and Blue” the Backstreet Boys took their superstardom to intense heights in 2000. With hits such as “Shape of My Heart” “The Call” and more, “Black and Blue” is one of the groups most timeless albums,...
Kicking off the new Millennium, Justin, JC, Chris, Lance and Joey took the music world by surprise when they released their sophomore album to record-breaking success.. I mean it. From juggernaut sales, infectious radio singles and sold out world tours,...
In 2003, Beyoncé released her debut solo album after being with Destiny’s Child, “Dangerously In Love”. The album is a 2000’s R&B staple, and marked the beginning of one a solo career of one of the worlds most celebrated entertainers. Today with the...
All For You was Janet’s 7th studio album and saw her entering a more positive phase in her life after enduring heartbreak and multiple personal struggles in previous years. It is often considered to be her sexiest and most fun album, so join us as we...
Join us today as well take a look at one of the best-selling pop-rock teen albums of the 2000’s, along with the controversies that put a damper on the young singer’s career before it even really got started. Let us dive in to the “Autobiography” of...
London Bridge, Big Girls Don’t Cry, the hits are endless! Join me today as we dissect the entire era surrounding “The Dutchess” the debut album by Fergie, pretty much the closest well ever get to covering any royalty on this show.
This week, we dive in to the mainstream breakthrough of Hip-Hop/Pop group The Black Eyed Peas with their 2003 album "Elephunk".
"Breakaway" was Kelly Clarkson's second studio album and is widely considered to be the reason for her international success. With 12 million copies sold, and 5 top singles, it is one of the greatest pop records of the 2000's. Join me today as we go...
In 2006, pop icon Christina Aguilera emerged with a new look, a new sound and an amazing new album, “Back to Basics”. Pulling inspiration from music from the ‘20s, ’30, ‘40s and ‘50s, and mixing it with the sound of contemporary Pop and R&B,...
From Complicated to Sk8er Boi, "Let Go" was filled with legendary pop hits. Today, we will be taking a look into one of the most successful debut albums from the 2000's, by none other than Canadian Pop-Rock queen, Avril Lavigne.
R&B music was at a new peak in 2004, but there was one artist who owned the year. His name is Usher and with his 2004 album “Confessions” he achieved world domination. Join us as we take a look at the era that brought us some of Usher’s signature...
From Anaheim to the world of Harajuku, join me as I take you on a trip down memory lane back to 2004 when No Doubt rocker Gwen Stefani launched her debut studio album "Love. Angel. Music. Baby." ... This shit is gonna be bananas!
Toronto-native and pop culture junkie Michael Cadoch takes you on a ride through memory lane, going through the most legendary moments from Britney Spears' 2008 comeback album "Circus" and the era associated with it.
A sneek peak of what's to come on the Planet 2000's podcast.