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
11
WEEKS ON CHART
Can't Help Falling In Love
Play
2
SWV Weak Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Weak
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
3
Soul Asylum Runaway Train Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Runaway Train
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
The Proclaimers I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Robin S. Show Me Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Show Me Love
7
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
Tina Turner I Don't Wanna Fight Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Don't Wanna Fight
9
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Tony Toni Tone If I Had No Loot Billboard Mainstream Top 40
If I Had No Loot
10
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
Duran Duran Come Undone Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Come Undone
5
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Janet Jackson That's The Way Love Goes Billboard Mainstream Top 40
That's The Way Love Goes
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Dino Ooh Child Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Ooh Child
11
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
Madonna Rain Billboard Mainstream Top 40
14
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Mariah Carey Dreamlover Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Dreamlover
Gains in performance
13
Expose I'll Never Get Over You (Getting Over Me) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'll Never Get Over You (Getting Over Me)
8
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
21
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Michael Jackson Will You Be There Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Will You Be There
20
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Jon Secada I'm Free Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'm Free
12
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Spin Doctors Two Princes Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Two Princes
13
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Tears For Fears Break It Down Again Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Break It Down Again
24
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Shai Baby I'm Yours Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Baby I'm Yours
22
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
4 Non Blondes What's Up Billboard Mainstream Top 40
What's Up
18
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Rod Stewart Have I Told You Lately Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Have I Told You Lately
15
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
19
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
23
P.M. Dawn Looking Through Patient Eyes Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Looking Through Patient Eyes
17
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
24
P.M. Dawn The Ways Of The Wind Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Ways Of The Wind
25
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
Sting Fields Of Gold Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Fields Of Gold
26
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Brian McKnight One Last Cry Billboard Mainstream Top 40
One Last Cry
28
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Billy Joel The River Of Dreams Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The River Of Dreams
35
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
Taylor Dayne Can't Get Enough Of Your Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Can't Get Enough Of Your Love
16
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
29
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Jade Don't Walk Away Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Don't Walk Away
27
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Stereo MC's Step It Up Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Step It Up
33
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
New Order Regret Billboard Mainstream Top 40
23
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Whitney Houston Run To You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
32
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
SWV Right Here/Human Nature Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Right Here/Human Nature
Gains in performance
36
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
SWV I'm So Into You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'm So Into You
30
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Jodeci Lately Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Lately
Gains in performance
38
Inner Circle Sweat (A La La La La Long) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Sweat (A La La La La Long)
Gains in performance
39
Silk Freak Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Freak Me
31
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
40
U2 Numb Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Numb
39
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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