MAINSTREAM TOP 40

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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
14
WEEKS ON CHART
Ordinary World
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2
Spin Doctors Two Princes Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Two Princes
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Boy Krazy That's What Love Can Do Billboard Mainstream Top 40
That's What Love Can Do
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Jeremy Jordan The Right Kind Of Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Right Kind Of Love
7
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
Bon Jovi Bed Of Roses Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Bed Of Roses
5
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Whitney Houston I'm Every Woman (From "The Bodyguard") Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'm Every Woman (From "The Bodyguard")
6
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Vanessa Williams/Brian McKnight Love Is (From "Beverly Hills, 90210") Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Love Is (From "Beverly Hills, 90210")
Vanessa Williams/Brian McKnight
10
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
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
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Prince And The New Power Generation 7 Billboard Mainstream Top 40
7
Prince And The New Power Generation
8
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Sting If I Ever Lose My Faith In You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
If I Ever Lose My Faith In You
11
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
R.E.M. Man On The Moon Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Man On The Moon
9
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Whitney Houston I Have Nothing Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Have Nothing
16
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Jade Don't Walk Away Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Don't Walk Away
12
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Jon Secada Angel Billboard Mainstream Top 40
15
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Ugly Kid Joe Cat's In The Cradle Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Cat's In The Cradle
14
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Snow Informer Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Informer
20
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Kenny G Forever In Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Forever In Love
19
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Portrait Here We Go Again! Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Here We Go Again!
17
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Elton John Simple Life Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Simple Life
27
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Michael Jackson Heal The World Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Heal The World
23
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Snap! Rhythm Is A Dancer Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Rhythm Is A Dancer
21
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Jon Secada Do You Believe In Us Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Do You Believe In Us
22
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Shanice Saving Forever For You (From "Beverly Hills, 90210") Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Saving Forever For You (From "Beverly Hills, 90210")
18
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
25
INXS Beautiful Girl Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Beautiful Girl
24
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
26
P.M. Dawn Looking Through Patient Eyes Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Looking Through Patient Eyes
Gains in performance
27
Sunscreem Love U More Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Love U More
32
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
Joey Lawrence Nothin' My Love Can't Fix Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Nothin' My Love Can't Fix
37
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
Mary J. Blige Sweet Thing Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Sweet Thing
30
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Boy George The Crying Game (From "The Crying Game") Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Crying Game (From "The Crying Game")
33
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Madonna Bad Girl Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Bad Girl
26
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Restless Heart When She Cries Billboard Mainstream Top 40
When She Cries
29
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Bobby Brown Get Away Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Get Away
25
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
34
En Vogue Give It Up, Turn It Loose Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Give It Up, Turn It Loose
28
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Go West Faithful Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Faithful
31
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Shai If I Ever Fall In Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
If I Ever Fall In Love
36
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Go West What You Won't Do For Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
What You Won't Do For Love
Gains in performance
38
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")
35
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
39
P.M. Dawn I'd Die Without You (From "Boomerang") Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'd Die Without You (From "Boomerang")
38
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Silk Freak Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Freak Me
Gains in performance
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