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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
12
WEEKS AT NO. 1
17
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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Celine Dion Because You Loved Me Billboard Adult Top 40
Because You Loved Me
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.E.Warren
Producer(s):
D.Foster
Imprint/Promotion Label:
550 Music
2
Tracy Chapman Give Me One Reason Billboard Adult Top 40
Give Me One Reason
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
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
3
Mariah Carey Always Be My Baby Billboard Adult Top 40
Always Be My Baby
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

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
4
Gin Blossoms Follow You Down Billboard Adult Top 40
Follow You Down
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

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
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
10  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
10
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
16  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
16
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
Natalie Merchant Wonder Billboard Adult Top 40
Wonder
Last
Peak
28  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
N.Merchant
Producer(s):
N.Merchant
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
8
The Tony Rich Project Nobody Knows Billboard Adult Top 40
Nobody Knows
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Rich, D.DuBose
Producer(s):
T.Rich
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
9
BoDeans Closer To Free Billboard Adult Top 40
Closer To Free
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Llanas, Neumann
Producer(s):
Bodeans
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Slash
10
Jann Arden Insensitive Billboard Adult Top 40
Insensitive
11  Last
10  Peak
26  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Loree
Producer(s):
E.Cherney
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
11
Everything But The Girl Missing Billboard Adult Top 40
Missing
10  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Thorn, B.Watt
Producer(s):
B.Watt, T.Thorn, J.Coxon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
12
Goo Goo Dolls Name Billboard Adult Top 40
Name
12  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Rzeznik
Producer(s):
L.Giordano
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
13
Blues Traveler Run-Around Billboard Adult Top 40
Run-Around
16  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Popper
Producer(s):
S.Thompson, M.Barbiero
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
14
George Michael Fastlove Billboard Adult Top 40
Fastlove
14  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
G.Michael
Producer(s):
G.Michael, J.Douglas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | DreamWorks
15
Del Amitri Roll To Me Billboard Adult Top 40
Roll To Me
15  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Currie
Producer(s):
A.Clay
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
16
Eric Clapton Change The World Billboard Adult Top 40
Change The World
Last
16  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.L.Sims, G.Kennedy, W.Kirkpatrick
Producer(s):
Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
17
Seal Don't Cry Billboard Adult Top 40
Don't Cry
13  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.H.Samuel, Isidore
Producer(s):
T.Horn
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | ZTT
18
Collective Soul The World I Know Billboard Adult Top 40
The World I Know
19  Last
18  Peak
22  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.Roland, R.B.Childress
Producer(s):
E.Roland, M.Serletic
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
19
Hootie & The Blowfish Time Billboard Adult Top 40
Time
18  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Bryan, D.Felber, D.Rucker, J.Sonefeld
Producer(s):
D.Gehman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
20
Melissa Etheridge I Want To Come Over Billboard Adult Top 40
I Want To Come Over
17  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Etheridge
Producer(s):
H.Padgham, M.Etheridge
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
21
Sting You Still Touch Me Billboard Adult Top 40
You Still Touch Me
22  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Sting
Producer(s):
H.Padgham, Sting
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
22
dog's eye view Everything Falls Apart Billboard Adult Top 40
Everything Falls Apart
21  Last
21  Peak
14  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.Stuart
Producer(s):
J.Barton, P.Stuart
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
23
Alanis Morissette You Learn Billboard Adult Top 40
You Learn
27  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Morissette, G.Ballard
Producer(s):
G.Ballard
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Maverick
24
Natalie Merchant Jealousy Billboard Adult Top 40
Jealousy
25  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
N.Merchant
Producer(s):
N.Merchant
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
25
Adam Clayton & Larry Mullen Theme From Mission: Impossible Billboard Adult Top 40
Theme From Mission: Impossible
Adam Clayton & Larry Mullen
23  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
L.Schifrin
Producer(s):
L.Mullen
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mother
26
Foo Fighters Big Me Billboard Adult Top 40
Big Me
24  Last
23  Peak
11  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Roswell
27
Blues Traveler Hook Billboard Adult Top 40
Hook
26  Last
22  Peak
23  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Popper
Producer(s):
S.Thompson, M.Barbiero
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
28
Bryan Adams The Only Thing That Looks Good On Me Is You Billboard Adult Top 40
The Only Thing That Looks Good On Me Is You
28  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Adams, R.J.Lange
Producer(s):
R.J.Lange, B.Adams
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
29
Fugees Featuring Bounty Killer Killing Me Softly Billboard Adult Top 40
Killing Me Softly
Fugees Featuring Bounty Killer
30  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Ruffhouse
30
Jewel Who Will Save Your Soul Billboard Adult Top 40
Who Will Save Your Soul
32  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Kilcher
Producer(s):
B.Keith
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
31
Los Del Rio Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) Billboard Adult Top 40
Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)
34  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Romero Monge, R.Ruiz
Producer(s):
C.De Yarza, M.Triay
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
32
Jars Of Clay Flood Billboard Adult Top 40
Flood
31  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
7
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
Robert Miles Children Billboard Adult Top 40
Children
33  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Concina
Producer(s):
R.Milani
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | deConstruction
34
Whitney Houston & CeCe Winans Count On Me Billboard Adult Top 40
Count On Me
29  Last
25  Peak
15  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Babyface, W.Houston, M.Houston
Producer(s):
Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
35
Gloria Estefan Reach Billboard Adult Top 40
Reach
35  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.M.Estefan, D.E.Warren
Producer(s):
E.Estefan Jr., L.Dermer
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
36
Color Me Badd The Earth, The Sun, The Rain Billboard Adult Top 40
The Earth, The Sun, The Rain
38  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.Wolff, S.Piersa
Producer(s):
N.M.Walden
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Giant
37
The Smashing Pumpkins 1979 Billboard Adult Top 40
1979
40  Last
30  Peak
19  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
W.P.Corgan
Producer(s):
Flood, A.Moulder, B.Corgan
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
38
Rod Stewart So Far Away Billboard Adult Top 40
So Far Away
36  Last
26  Peak
21  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Lava
39
La Bouche Be My Lover Billboard Adult Top 40
Be My Lover
39  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
G.A.Saraf, A.Brenner, M.Thornton, L.McCray
Producer(s):
A.Brenner, G.A.Saraf
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
40
Cher One By One Billboard Adult Top 40
One By One
Last
40  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Griffiths, Cher
Producer(s):
S.Ward
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
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