POP SONGS

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

The week of
3
WEEKS AT NO. 1
7
WEEKS ON CHART
How Do You Talk To An Angel
Gains in performance
Play
2
P.M. Dawn I'd Die Without You (From "Boomerang") Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'd Die Without You (From "Boomerang")
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Patty Smyth With Don Henley Sometimes Love Just Ain't Enough Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Sometimes Love Just Ain't Enough
Patty Smyth With Don Henley
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Annie Lennox Walking On Broken Glass Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Walking On Broken Glass
4
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
Jon Secada Do You Believe In Us Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Do You Believe In Us
8
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Charles & Eddie Would I Lie To You? Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Would I Lie To You?
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Boyz II Men End Of The Road (From "Boomerang") Billboard Mainstream Top 40
End Of The Road (From "Boomerang")
5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Def Leppard Have You Ever Needed Someone So Bad Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Have You Ever Needed Someone So Bad
10
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
Firehouse When I Look Into Your Eyes Billboard Mainstream Top 40
When I Look Into Your Eyes
7
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Madonna Erotica Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Erotica
11
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Bobby Brown Good Enough Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Good Enough
15
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Saigon Kick Love Is On The Way Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Love Is On The Way
14
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
15
En Vogue Free Your Mind Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Free Your Mind
13
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Michael Bolton To Love Somebody Billboard Mainstream Top 40
To Love Somebody
18
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Bryan Adams Do I Have To Say The Words? Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Do I Have To Say The Words?
16
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Mary J. Blige Real Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Real Love
28
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Snap! Rhythm Is A Dancer Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Rhythm Is A Dancer
26
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Damn Yankees Where You Goin' Now Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Where You Goin' Now
24
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Jon Secada Just Another Day Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Just Another Day
17
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Spin Doctors Little Miss Can't Be Wrong Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Little Miss Can't Be Wrong
30
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
Michael W. Smith I Will Be Here For You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Will Be Here For You
19
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Bon Jovi Keep The Faith Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Keep The Faith
23
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
Trey Lorenz Someone To Hold Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Someone To Hold
21
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
K.W.S. Please Don't Go Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Please Don't Go
22
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Richard Marx Chains Around My Heart Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Chains Around My Heart
31
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
Hi-Five She's Playing Hard To Get Billboard Mainstream Top 40
She's Playing Hard To Get
27
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
29
TLC What About Your Friends Billboard Mainstream Top 40
What About Your Friends
33
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Go West Faithful Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Faithful
40
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Del Amitri Always The Last To Know Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Always The Last To Know
20
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Color Me Badd Forever Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Forever Love
25
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
33
U2 Who's Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Who's Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses
36
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Expose I Wish The Phone Would Ring Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Wish The Phone Would Ring
Gains in performance
35
Genesis Never A Time Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Never A Time
Gains in performance
36
Boyz II Men In The Still Of The Nite (From "The Jacksons") Billboard Mainstream Top 40
In The Still Of The Nite (From "The Jacksons")
Gains in performance
37
R.E.M. Drive Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Drive
35
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
The Rembrandts Johnny Have You Seen Her? Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Johnny Have You Seen Her?
39
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
39
Peter Gabriel Digging In The Dirt Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Digging In The Dirt
37
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
Roxette How Do You Do! Billboard Mainstream Top 40
How Do You Do!
34
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
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