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This week's most popular soft rock/adult pop songs' artists, ranked by radio airplay detections as measured by Nielsen Music.

ADULT CONTEMPORARY

The week of
2
LAST WEEK
5
WEEKS ON CHART
Because You Loved Me
Songwriter(s)
D.E.Warren
Producer(s)
D.Foster
Imprint/Promotion Label
550 Music
Gains in performance

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1
Celine Dion Because You Loved Me Billboard Adult Contemporary
Because You Loved Me
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.E.Warren
Producer(s):
D.Foster
Imprint/Promotion Label:
550 Music
2
Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men One Sweet Day Billboard Adult Contemporary
One Sweet Day
Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Carey, M.McCary, N.Morris, W.Morris, S.Stockman, W.Afanasieff
Producer(s):
W.Afanasieff, M.Carey
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
3
Rod Stewart So Far Away Billboard Adult Contemporary
So Far Away
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Lava
4
Elton John Blessed Billboard Adult Contemporary
Blessed
Last
Peak
24  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.John, B.J.P.Taupin
Producer(s):
G.Penny, E.John
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Rocket
5
Take That Back For Good Billboard Adult Contemporary
Back For Good
Last
Peak
34  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
G.Barlow
Producer(s):
C.Porter, G.Barlow
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
6
The Tony Rich Project Nobody Knows Billboard Adult Contemporary
Nobody Knows
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Rich, D.DuBose
Producer(s):
T.Rich
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
7
Phil Collins Somewhere Billboard Adult Contemporary
Somewhere
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA Victor
8
Madonna You'll See Billboard Adult Contemporary
You'll See
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Ciccone, D.W.Foster, P.Martinez
Producer(s):
Madonna, D.Foster
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Maverick
9
Seal Don't Cry Billboard Adult Contemporary
Don't Cry
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.H.Samuel, Isidore
Producer(s):
T.Horn
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | ZTT
10
Whitney Houston & CeCe Winans Count On Me Billboard Adult Contemporary
Count On Me
14  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Babyface, W.Houston, M.Houston
Producer(s):
Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
11
George Michael Jesus To A Child Billboard Adult Contemporary
Jesus To A Child
11  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
G.Michael
Producer(s):
G.Michael
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | DreamWorks
12
Seal Kiss From A Rose Billboard Adult Contemporary
Kiss From A Rose
12  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.H.Samuel
Producer(s):
T.Horn
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | ZTT/Sire
13
Everything But The Girl Missing Billboard Adult Contemporary
Missing
16  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Thorn, B.Watt
Producer(s):
B.Watt, T.Thorn, J.Coxon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
14
Whitney Houston Exhale (Shoop Shoop) (From "Waiting To Exhale") Billboard Adult Contemporary
Exhale (Shoop Shoop) (From "Waiting To Exhale")
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Babyface
Producer(s):
Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
15
Sophie B. Hawkins As I Lay Me Down Billboard Adult Contemporary
As I Lay Me Down
13  Last
Peak
45  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.B.Hawkins
Producer(s):
S.Lipson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
16
Peter Cetera Faithfully Billboard Adult Contemporary
Faithfully
18  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
River North
17
Mariah Carey Always Be My Baby Billboard Adult Contemporary
Always Be My Baby
23  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Carey, J.Dupri, M.L.Seal, Jr., J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis
Producer(s):
M.Carey, J.Dupri
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
18
Hootie & The Blowfish Only Wanna Be With You Billboard Adult Contemporary
Only Wanna Be With You
19  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Bryan, D.Felber, D.Rucker, J.Sonefeld
Producer(s):
D.Gehman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
19
Hootie & The Blowfish Time Billboard Adult Contemporary
Time
17  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Bryan, D.Felber, D.Rucker, J.Sonefeld
Producer(s):
D.Gehman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
20
Selena Dreaming Of You Billboard Adult Contemporary
Dreaming Of You
15  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
F.Golde, T.Snow
Producer(s):
G.Roche
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | Capitol Latin
21
Mary Chapin Carpenter Grow Old With Me Billboard Adult Contemporary
Grow Old With Me
20  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood
22
Lionel Richie Don't Wanna Lose You Billboard Adult Contemporary
Don't Wanna Lose You
Last
22  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis, L.Richie
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
23
Sophie B. Hawkins Only Love (The Ballad Of Sleeping Beauty) Billboard Adult Contemporary
Only Love (The Ballad Of Sleeping Beauty)
22  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.B.Hawkins
Producer(s):
S.Lipson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
24
Jim Brickman By Heart Billboard Adult Contemporary
By Heart
25  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Windham Hill
25
Michael Bolton A Love So Beautiful Billboard Adult Contemporary
A Love So Beautiful
21  Last
13  Peak
12  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Lynne, R.Orbison
Producer(s):
W.Afanasieff
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
26
Jann Arden Insensitive Billboard Adult Contemporary
Insensitive
28  Last
25  Peak
11  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Loree
Producer(s):
E.Cherney
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
27
Natalie Merchant Wonder Billboard Adult Contemporary
Wonder
27  Last
18  Peak
15  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
N.Merchant
Producer(s):
N.Merchant
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
28
Amy Grant The Things We Do For Love Billboard Adult Contemporary
The Things We Do For Love
24  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood
29
Sarah McLachlan I Will Remember You (Live) Billboard Adult Contemporary
I Will Remember You (Live)
26  Last
21  Peak
24  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.McLachlan, S.Egan, D.Merenda
Producer(s):
T.Oberthier, T.Lord-Alge
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
30
Deep Blue Something Breakfast At Tiffany's Billboard Adult Contemporary
Breakfast At Tiffany's
29  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Pipes
Producer(s):
D.Castell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | RainMaker
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