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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
8
WEEKS AT NO. 1
13
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 Top 40
Because You Loved Me
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
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 Always Be My Baby Billboard Adult Top 40
Always Be My Baby
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
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
3
Natalie Merchant Wonder Billboard Adult Top 40
Wonder
Last
Peak
24  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
N.Merchant
Producer(s):
N.Merchant
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
4
Tracy Chapman Give Me One Reason Billboard Adult Top 40
Give Me One Reason
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.L.Chapman
Producer(s):
D.Gehman, T.Chapman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
5
Hootie & The Blowfish Old Man & Me (When I Get To Heaven) Billboard Adult Top 40
Old Man & Me (When I Get To Heaven)
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Bryan, D.Felber, D.Rucker, J.Sonefeld
Producer(s):
D.Gehman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
6
Alanis Morissette Ironic Billboard Adult Top 40
Ironic
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Morissette, G.Ballard
Producer(s):
G.Ballard
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Maverick
7
BoDeans Closer To Free Billboard Adult Top 40
Closer To Free
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Llanas, Neumann
Producer(s):
Bodeans
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Slash
8
Gin Blossoms Follow You Down Billboard Adult Top 40
Follow You Down
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Valenzuela, R.Wilson, M.Crenshaw, S.Johnson, B.Leen, P.Rhodes
Producer(s):
J.Hampton, Gin Blossoms
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
9
The Tony Rich Project Nobody Knows Billboard Adult Top 40
Nobody Knows
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Rich, D.DuBose
Producer(s):
T.Rich
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
10
Everything But The Girl Missing Billboard Adult Top 40
Missing
10  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Thorn, B.Watt
Producer(s):
B.Watt, T.Thorn, J.Coxon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
11
Goo Goo Dolls Name Billboard Adult Top 40
Name
12  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Rzeznik
Producer(s):
L.Giordano
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
12
Jann Arden Insensitive Billboard Adult Top 40
Insensitive
17  Last
12  Peak
22  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Loree
Producer(s):
E.Cherney
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
13
Seal Don't Cry Billboard Adult Top 40
Don't Cry
11  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.H.Samuel, Isidore
Producer(s):
T.Horn
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | ZTT
14
Melissa Etheridge I Want To Come Over Billboard Adult Top 40
I Want To Come Over
13  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Etheridge
Producer(s):
H.Padgham, M.Etheridge
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
15
Blues Traveler Run-Around Billboard Adult Top 40
Run-Around
15  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Popper
Producer(s):
S.Thompson, M.Barbiero
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
16
Del Amitri Roll To Me Billboard Adult Top 40
Roll To Me
16  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Currie
Producer(s):
A.Clay
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
17
Hootie & The Blowfish Time Billboard Adult Top 40
Time
14  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Bryan, D.Felber, D.Rucker, J.Sonefeld
Producer(s):
D.Gehman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
18
Deep Blue Something Breakfast At Tiffany's Billboard Adult Top 40
Breakfast At Tiffany's
18  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Pipes
Producer(s):
D.Castell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | RainMaker
19
Gin Blossoms Til I Hear It From You Billboard Adult Top 40
Til I Hear It From You
19  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
20
Collective Soul The World I Know Billboard Adult Top 40
The World I Know
21  Last
20  Peak
18  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.Roland, R.B.Childress
Producer(s):
E.Roland, M.Serletic
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
21
George Michael Fastlove Billboard Adult Top 40
Fastlove
23  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
G.Michael
Producer(s):
G.Michael, J.Douglas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | DreamWorks
22
dog's eye view Everything Falls Apart Billboard Adult Top 40
Everything Falls Apart
24  Last
22  Peak
10  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.Stuart
Producer(s):
J.Barton, P.Stuart
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
23
Tina Arena Chains Billboard Adult Top 40
Chains
20  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Arena, S.Wertel, P.Reswick
Producer(s):
D.Tyson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
24
Blues Traveler Hook Billboard Adult Top 40
Hook
22  Last
22  Peak
19  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Popper
Producer(s):
S.Thompson, M.Barbiero
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
25
Whitney Houston & CeCe Winans Count On Me Billboard Adult Top 40
Count On Me
26  Last
25  Peak
11  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Babyface, W.Houston, M.Houston
Producer(s):
Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
26
Foo Fighters Big Me Billboard Adult Top 40
Big Me
27  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Roswell
27
Joan Osborne One Of Us Billboard Adult Top 40
One Of Us
25  Last
16  Peak
25  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
E.Bazilian
Producer(s):
R.Chertoff
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Blue Gorilla/Mercury
28
Sting You Still Touch Me Billboard Adult Top 40
You Still Touch Me
30  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Sting
Producer(s):
H.Padgham, Sting
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
29
Rod Stewart So Far Away Billboard Adult Top 40
So Far Away
28  Last
26  Peak
17  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Lava
30
Adam Clayton & Larry Mullen Theme From Mission: Impossible Billboard Adult Top 40
Theme From Mission: Impossible
Adam Clayton & Larry Mullen
38  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
L.Schifrin
Producer(s):
L.Mullen
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mother
31
The Smashing Pumpkins 1979 Billboard Adult Top 40
1979
31  Last
30  Peak
15  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
15
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
32
Jars Of Clay Flood Billboard Adult Top 40
Flood
39  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Haseltine, C.Lowell, S.Mason, M.Odmark
Producer(s):
A.Belew
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | Essential/Silvertone
33
Gloria Estefan Reach Billboard Adult Top 40
Reach
29  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.M.Estefan, D.E.Warren
Producer(s):
E.Estefan Jr., L.Dermer
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
34
Alanis Morissette Hand In My Pocket Billboard Adult Top 40
Hand In My Pocket
34  Last
25  Peak
27  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Morissette, G.Ballard
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Maverick
35
Robert Miles Children Billboard Adult Top 40
Children
Last
35  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Concina
Producer(s):
R.Milani
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | deConstruction
36
Lenny Kravitz Can't Get You Off My Mind Billboard Adult Top 40
Can't Get You Off My Mind
37  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Kravitz
Producer(s):
L.Kravitz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
37
Sophie B. Hawkins Only Love (The Ballad Of Sleeping Beauty) Billboard Adult Top 40
Only Love (The Ballad Of Sleeping Beauty)
32  Last
19  Peak
15  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.B.Hawkins
Producer(s):
S.Lipson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
38
Oasis Wonderwall Billboard Adult Top 40
Wonderwall
35  Last
30  Peak
16  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
N.T.Gallagher
Producer(s):
O.Morris, N.Gallagher
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
39
Alanis Morissette You Learn Billboard Adult Top 40
You Learn
Last
39  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Morissette, G.Ballard
Producer(s):
G.Ballard
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Maverick
40
Lionel Richie Don't Wanna Lose You Billboard Adult Top 40
Don't Wanna Lose You
33  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis, L.Richie
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
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