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

POP SONGS

The week of
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
6
WEEKS ON CHART
How Do You Talk To An Angel
Songwriter(s)
B.Coffing, S.Tyrell
Producer(s)
S.Tyrell
Imprint/Promotion Label
Capitol
Gains in performance

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1
The Heights How Do You Talk To An Angel Billboard Mainstream Top 40
How Do You Talk To An Angel
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Coffing, S.Tyrell
Producer(s):
S.Tyrell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
2
Patty Smyth Sometimes Love Just Ain't Enough Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Sometimes Love Just Ain't Enough
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
3
P.M. Dawn I'd Die Without You (From "Boomerang") Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'd Die Without You (From "Boomerang")
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Cordes
Producer(s):
P.M.Dawn
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Gee Street/LaFace
4
Annie Lennox Walking On Broken Glass Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Walking On Broken Glass
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Lennox
Producer(s):
S.Lipson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
5
Boyz II Men End Of The Road (From "Boomerang") Billboard Mainstream Top 40
End Of The Road (From "Boomerang")
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Babyface, D.Simmons, LA Reid
Producer(s):
Babyface, LA Reid, D.Simmons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Biv 10
6
Charles & Eddie Would I Lie To You? Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Would I Lie To You?
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Leeson, P.Vale
Producer(s):
J.Deutsch
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
7
Firehouse When I Look Into Your Eyes Billboard Mainstream Top 40
When I Look Into Your Eyes
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
CJ Snare, B.Leverty
Producer(s):
D.Prater
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
8
Jon Secada Do You Believe In Us Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Do You Believe In Us
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Secada, M.A.Morejon
Producer(s):
E.Estefan Jr., C.Ostwald, J.Casas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | SBK
9
Eric Clapton Layla Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Layla
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.Clapton, J.Gordon
Producer(s):
R.Titelman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Duck
10
Def Leppard Have You Ever Needed Someone So Bad Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Have You Ever Needed Someone So Bad
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.Collen, Elliott, R.J.Lange
Producer(s):
M.Shipley, Def Leppard
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
11
Madonna Erotica Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Erotica
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Ciccone, S.Pettibone
Producer(s):
Madonna, S.Pettibone
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Maverick/Sire
12
Toad The Wet Sprocket All I Want Billboard Mainstream Top 40
All I Want
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Dinning, R.Guss, T.Nichols, G.Phillips
Producer(s):
G.MacKillop
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
13
En Vogue Free Your Mind Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Free Your Mind
14  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.McElroy, D.Foster
Producer(s):
T.McElroy, D.Foster
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
14
Saigon Kick Love Is On The Way Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Love Is On The Way
18  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Bieler
Producer(s):
J.Bieler
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Third Stone
15
Bobby Brown Good Enough Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Good Enough
21  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Babyface, LA Reid, D.Simmons
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface, D.Simmons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
16
Bryan Adams Do I Have To Say The Words? Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Do I Have To Say The Words?
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Adams, R.J.Lange, Jim Vallance
Producer(s):
R.J.Lange, B.Adams
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
17
Jon Secada Just Another Day Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Just Another Day
19  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Secada, M.A.Morejon
Producer(s):
E.Estefan Jr., J.Casas, C.Ostwald
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | SBK
18
Michael Bolton To Love Somebody Billboard Mainstream Top 40
To Love Somebody
30  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.A.Gibb, R.H.Gibb
Producer(s):
D.Foster, M.Bolton
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
19
Michael W. Smith I Will Be Here For You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Will Be Here For You
23  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.W.Smith, D.E.Warren
Producer(s):
M.Heimermann, M.W.Smith
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | Reunion
20
Del Amitri Always The Last To Know Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Always The Last To Know
15  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Currie
Producer(s):
G.Norton
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
21
Trey Lorenz Someone To Hold Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Someone To Hold
24  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Carey, W.Afanasieff, T.Lorenz
Producer(s):
W.Afanasieff, M.Carey
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
22
K.W.S. Please Don't Go Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Please Don't Go
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
H.W.Casey, R.Finch
Producer(s):
C.King, W.Williams, Sr.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Next Plateau/London-Sire
23
Bon Jovi Keep The Faith Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Keep The Faith
28  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Bon Jovi, R.Sambora, D.Child
Producer(s):
B.Rock
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Jambco
24
Damn Yankees Where You Goin' Now Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Where You Goin' Now
26  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Tommy, Jack, Ted
Producer(s):
R.Nevison
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
25
Color Me Badd Forever Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Forever Love
20  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Color Me Badd, J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis, Color Me Badd
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Giant
26
Snap! Rhythm Is A Dancer Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Rhythm Is A Dancer
25  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
27
Hi-Five She's Playing Hard To Get Billboard Mainstream Top 40
She's Playing Hard To Get
17  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Allen, W.Walton
Producer(s):
T.Allen
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Jive
28
Mary J. Blige Real Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Real Love
32  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.C.Rooney, M.Morales
Producer(s):
M.C.Rooney, M.Morales
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
29
Elton John The One Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The One
22  Last
Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.John, B.J.P.Taupin
Producer(s):
C.Thomas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
30
Spin Doctors Little Miss Can't Be Wrong Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Little Miss Can't Be Wrong
36  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Spin Doctors
Producer(s):
Spin Doctors, P.Denenberg, F.Larocka
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
31
Richard Marx Chains Around My Heart Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Chains Around My Heart
34  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Marx, F.Waybill
Producer(s):
R.Marx
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
32
Bad Company How About That Billboard Mainstream Top 40
How About That
31  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Howe, T.Thomas
Producer(s):
T.Thomas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Atco
33
TLC What About Your Friends Billboard Mainstream Top 40
What About Your Friends
35  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.L.Austin, Lopes
Producer(s):
D.Austin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
34
Roxette How Do You Do! Billboard Mainstream Top 40
How Do You Do!
37  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.Gessle
Producer(s):
C.Ofwerman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
35
R.E.M. Drive Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Drive
Last
35  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
W.T.Berry, P.Buck, M.Mills, M.Stipe
Producer(s):
S.Litt, R.E.M.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
36
U2 Who's Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Who's Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses
Last
36  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Bono, The Edge, A.Clayton, L.Mullen, Jr.
Producer(s):
S.Lillywhite, D.Lanois, B.Eno
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
37
Peter Gabriel Digging In The Dirt Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Digging In The Dirt
Last
37  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.Gabriel
Producer(s):
D.Lanois, P.Gabriel
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen
38
Sofia Shinas The Message Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Message
38  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Shinas, C.Max, C.Celli, A.Levin
Producer(s):
A.Levin, C.M.Celli
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
39
The Rembrandts Johnny Have You Seen Her? Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Johnny Have You Seen Her?
39  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.Solem, D.Wilde
Producer(s):
The Rembrandts
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
40
Go West Faithful Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Faithful
Last
40  Peak
Weeks
MAINSTREAM TOP 40

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