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This week's most popular adult top 40 songs, ranked by adult pop airplay detections as measured by Nielsen Music.

ADULT POP SONGS

The week of
7
WEEKS AT NO. 1
15
WEEKS ON CHART
One Sweet Day
Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men
Songwriter(s)
M.Carey, M.McCary, N.Morris, W.Morris, S.Stockman, W.Afanasieff
Producer(s)
W.Afanasieff, M.Carey
Imprint/Promotion Label
Columbia
Gains in performance

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Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men One Sweet Day Billboard Adult Top 40
One Sweet Day
Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

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
2
Goo Goo Dolls Name Billboard Adult Top 40
Name
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Rzeznik
Producer(s):
L.Giordano
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
3
Deep Blue Something Breakfast At Tiffany's Billboard Adult Top 40
Breakfast At Tiffany's
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Pipes
Producer(s):
D.Castell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | RainMaker
4
Hootie & The Blowfish Time Billboard Adult Top 40
Time
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Bryan, D.Felber, D.Rucker, J.Sonefeld
Producer(s):
D.Gehman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
5
Sophie B. Hawkins As I Lay Me Down Billboard Adult Top 40
As I Lay Me Down
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.B.Hawkins
Producer(s):
S.Lipson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
6
Del Amitri Roll To Me Billboard Adult Top 40
Roll To Me
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Currie
Producer(s):
A.Clay
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
7
Everything But The Girl Missing Billboard Adult Top 40
Missing
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
13
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
8
Elton John Blessed Billboard Adult Top 40
Blessed
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.John, B.J.P.Taupin
Producer(s):
G.Penny, E.John
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Rocket
9
Gin Blossoms Til I Hear It From You Billboard Adult Top 40
Til I Hear It From You
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
10
Take That Back For Good Billboard Adult Top 40
Back For Good
10  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
G.Barlow
Producer(s):
C.Porter, G.Barlow
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
11
Madonna You'll See Billboard Adult Top 40
You'll See
11  Last
10  Peak
16  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
16
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
12
Blues Traveler Run-Around Billboard Adult Top 40
Run-Around
12  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Popper
Producer(s):
S.Thompson, M.Barbiero
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
13
Seal Kiss From A Rose Billboard Adult Top 40
Kiss From A Rose
14  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.H.Samuel
Producer(s):
T.Horn
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | ZTT/Sire
14
Melissa Etheridge I Want To Come Over Billboard Adult Top 40
I Want To Come Over
17  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Etheridge
Producer(s):
H.Padgham, M.Etheridge
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
15
Hootie & The Blowfish Only Wanna Be With You Billboard Adult Top 40
Only Wanna Be With You
13  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Bryan, D.Felber, D.Rucker, J.Sonefeld
Producer(s):
D.Gehman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
16
Seal Don't Cry Billboard Adult Top 40
Don't Cry
16  Last
16  Peak
12  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.H.Samuel, Isidore
Producer(s):
T.Horn
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | ZTT
17
Whitney Houston Exhale (Shoop Shoop) (From "Waiting To Exhale") Billboard Adult Top 40
Exhale (Shoop Shoop) (From "Waiting To Exhale")
15  Last
14  Peak
17  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Babyface
Producer(s):
Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
18
Natalie Merchant Wonder Billboard Adult Top 40
Wonder
19  Last
18  Peak
11  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
N.Merchant
Producer(s):
N.Merchant
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
19
Natalie Merchant Carnival Billboard Adult Top 40
Carnival
18  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
N.Merchant
Producer(s):
N.Merchant
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
20
Joan Osborne One Of Us Billboard Adult Top 40
One Of Us
22  Last
20  Peak
12  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
E.Bazilian
Producer(s):
R.Chertoff
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Blue Gorilla/Mercury
21
George Michael Jesus To A Child Billboard Adult Top 40
Jesus To A Child
20  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
G.Michael
Producer(s):
G.Michael
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | DreamWorks
22
Collective Soul December Billboard Adult Top 40
December
23  Last
11  Peak
21  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.Roland
Producer(s):
E.Roland, M.Serletic
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
23
Janet Jackson Runaway Billboard Adult Top 40
Runaway
21  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Jackson, J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis, J.Jackson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
24
Toad The Wet Sprocket Good Intentions Billboard Adult Top 40
Good Intentions
24  Last
17  Peak
20  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Columbia
25
Sophie B. Hawkins Only Love (The Ballad Of Sleeping Beauty) Billboard Adult Top 40
Only Love (The Ballad Of Sleeping Beauty)
39  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.B.Hawkins
Producer(s):
S.Lipson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
26
Mariah Carey Fantasy Billboard Adult Top 40
Fantasy
25  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Carey, C.Frantz, T.Weymouth, D.Hall, A.Belew, S.Stanley
Producer(s):
M.Carey, D.Hall, Diddy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
27
Blues Traveler Hook Billboard Adult Top 40
Hook
27  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Popper
Producer(s):
S.Thompson, M.Barbiero
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
28
Jann Arden Insensitive Billboard Adult Top 40
Insensitive
29  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Loree
Producer(s):
E.Cherney
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
29
Collective Soul The World I Know Billboard Adult Top 40
The World I Know
30  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.Roland, R.B.Childress
Producer(s):
E.Roland, M.Serletic
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
30
BoDeans Closer To Free Billboard Adult Top 40
Closer To Free
33  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Llanas, Neumann
Producer(s):
Bodeans
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Slash
31
The Tony Rich Project Nobody Knows Billboard Adult Top 40
Nobody Knows
32  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Rich, D.DuBose
Producer(s):
T.Rich
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
32
Rod Stewart So Far Away Billboard Adult Top 40
So Far Away
34  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Lava
33
Soul Asylum PROMISES BROKEN Billboard Adult Top 40
PROMISES BROKEN
28  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Sadat X, M.Perlman
Producer(s):
B.Vig, Soul Asylum
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
34
Oasis Wonderwall Billboard Adult Top 40
Wonderwall
36  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
N.T.Gallagher
Producer(s):
O.Morris, N.Gallagher
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
35
Alanis Morissette Hand In My Pocket Billboard Adult Top 40
Hand In My Pocket
31  Last
25  Peak
14  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Morissette, G.Ballard
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Maverick
36
Blessid Union Of Souls Oh Virginia Billboard Adult Top 40
Oh Virginia
Last
36  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
37
Selena Dreaming Of You Billboard Adult Top 40
Dreaming Of You
37  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
F.Golde, T.Snow
Producer(s):
G.Roche
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | Capitol Latin
38
The Smashing Pumpkins 1979 Billboard Adult Top 40
1979
40  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
W.P.Corgan
Producer(s):
Flood, A.Moulder, B.Corgan
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
39
Sarah McLachlan I Will Remember You (Live) Billboard Adult Top 40
I Will Remember You (Live)
Last
28  Peak
17  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.McLachlan, S.Egan, D.Merenda
Producer(s):
T.Oberthier, T.Lord-Alge
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
40
Dave Matthews Band Ants Marching Billboard Adult Top 40
Ants Marching
38  Last
22  Peak
20  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
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