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
7
WEEKS AT NO. 1
10
WEEKS ON CHART
I Will Always Love You
Gains in performance
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2
Madonna Deeper And Deeper Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Deeper And Deeper
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
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")
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
Go West Faithful Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Faithful
4
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
Duran Duran Ordinary World Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Ordinary World
13
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
Restless Heart When She Cries Billboard Mainstream Top 40
When She Cries
8
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Shai If I Ever Fall In Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
If I Ever Fall In Love
5
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
Prince And The New Power Generation 7 Billboard Mainstream Top 40
7
Prince And The New Power Generation
17
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
Bobby Brown Good Enough Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Good Enough
6
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
Shanice Saving Forever For You (From "Beverly Hills, 90210") Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Saving Forever For You (From "Beverly Hills, 90210")
15
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
Toad The Wet Sprocket Walk On The Ocean Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Walk On The Ocean
14
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
P.M. Dawn I'd Die Without You (From "Boomerang") Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'd Die Without You (From "Boomerang")
7
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
22
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Jon Secada Do You Believe In Us Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Do You Believe In Us
10
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Peabo Bryson & Regina Belle A Whole New World (Aladdin's Theme) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
A Whole New World (Aladdin's Theme)
Peabo Bryson & Regina Belle
31
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
En Vogue Give It Up, Turn It Loose Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Give It Up, Turn It Loose
24
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Snap! Rhythm Is A Dancer Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Rhythm Is A Dancer
12
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Dan Baird I Love You Period Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Love You Period
28
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Genesis Never A Time Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Never A Time
21
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Michael Bolton To Love Somebody Billboard Mainstream Top 40
To Love Somebody
11
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
21
The Heights How Do You Talk To An Angel Billboard Mainstream Top 40
How Do You Talk To An Angel
9
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Spin Doctors Little Miss Can't Be Wrong Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Little Miss Can't Be Wrong
20
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
Mary J. Blige Real Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Real Love
16
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Celine Dion Love Can Move Mountains Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Love Can Move Mountains
29
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
Annie Lennox Walking On Broken Glass Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Walking On Broken Glass
18
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Def Leppard Stand Up (Kick Love Into Motion) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Stand Up (Kick Love Into Motion)
32
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Damn Yankees Where You Goin' Now Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Where You Goin' Now
19
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Saigon Kick Love Is On The Way Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Love Is On The Way
25
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
29
TLC What About Your Friends Billboard Mainstream Top 40
What About Your Friends
27
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
30
Charles & Eddie Would I Lie To You? Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Would I Lie To You?
23
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Patty Smyth No Mistakes Billboard Mainstream Top 40
No Mistakes
38
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Boyz II Men End Of The Road (From "Boomerang") Billboard Mainstream Top 40
End Of The Road (From "Boomerang")
26
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Shakespear's Sister I Don't Care Billboard Mainstream Top 40
39
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Patty Smyth Sometimes Love Just Ain't Enough Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Sometimes Love Just Ain't Enough
30
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
35
R.E.M. Drive Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Drive
33
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
36
The S.O.U.L. S.Y.S.T.E.M. It's Gonna Be A Lovely Day Billboard Mainstream Top 40
It's Gonna Be A Lovely Day
Gains in performance
37
Expose I Wish The Phone Would Ring Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Wish The Phone Would Ring
37
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Michael Jackson Heal The World Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Heal The World
Gains in performance
34
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Whitney Houston I'm Every Woman (From "The Bodyguard") Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'm Every Woman (From "The Bodyguard")
Gains in performance
MAINSTREAM TOP 40

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