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
5
WEEKS AT NO. 1
13
WEEKS ON CHART
Can't Help Falling In Love
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2
Soul Asylum Runaway Train Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Runaway Train
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Mariah Carey Dreamlover Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Dreamlover
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
Dino Ooh Child Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Ooh Child
8
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
Tony Toni Tone If I Had No Loot Billboard Mainstream Top 40
If I Had No Loot
7
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
SWV Weak Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Weak
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Tina Turner I Don't Wanna Fight Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Don't Wanna Fight
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
The Proclaimers I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)
5
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Michael Jackson Will You Be There Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Will You Be There
12
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
Madonna Rain Billboard Mainstream Top 40
9
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Robin S. Show Me Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Show Me Love
10
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Tears For Fears Break It Down Again Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Break It Down Again
15
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Duran Duran Come Undone Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Come Undone
13
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Janet Jackson That's The Way Love Goes Billboard Mainstream Top 40
That's The Way Love Goes
14
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Shai Baby I'm Yours Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Baby I'm Yours
17
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Jon Secada I'm Free Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'm Free
16
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
18
SWV Right Here/Human Nature Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Right Here/Human Nature
28
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Spin Doctors Two Princes Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Two Princes
19
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Billy Joel The River Of Dreams Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The River Of Dreams
22
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
P.M. Dawn The Ways Of The Wind Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Ways Of The Wind
24
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Brian McKnight One Last Cry Billboard Mainstream Top 40
One Last Cry
20
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Expose I'll Never Get Over You (Getting Over Me) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'll Never Get Over You (Getting Over Me)
18
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
25
4 Non Blondes What's Up Billboard Mainstream Top 40
What's Up
21
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Jodeci Lately Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Lately
31
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
28
P.M. Dawn Looking Through Patient Eyes Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Looking Through Patient Eyes
23
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Rod Stewart Have I Told You Lately Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Have I Told You Lately
27
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
30
Inner Circle Sweat (A La La La La Long) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Sweat (A La La La La Long)
33
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Aerosmith Cryin' Billboard Mainstream Top 40
34
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Def Leppard Two Steps Behind Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Two Steps Behind
Gains in performance
33
Sting Fields Of Gold Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Fields Of Gold
29
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
32
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
Stereo MC's Step It Up Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Step It Up
30
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Toni Braxton Another Sad Love Song Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Another Sad Love Song
Gains in performance
37
SWV I'm So Into You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'm So Into You
37
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Tag Team Whoomp! (There It Is) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Whoomp! (There It Is)
39
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Rod Stewart Reason To Believe Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Reason To Believe
Gains in performance
40
Radiohead Creep Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Gains in performance
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