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

POP SONGS

The week of
4
WEEKS AT NO. 1
7
WEEKS ON CHART
Dreamlover
Songwriter(s)
M.Carey, D.Hall
Producer(s)
M.Carey, D.Hall, W.Afanasieff
Imprint/Promotion Label
Columbia
Gains in performance

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1
Mariah Carey Dreamlover Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Dreamlover
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Carey, D.Hall
Producer(s):
M.Carey, D.Hall, W.Afanasieff
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
2
Janet Jackson If Billboard Mainstream Top 40
If
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Jackson, J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis, J.Jackson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
3
Michael Jackson Will You Be There Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Will You Be There
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.J.Jackson
Producer(s):
M.Jackson, B.Swedien
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | MJJ/Epic Soundtrax
4
Soul Asylum Runaway Train Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Runaway Train
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Pirner
Producer(s):
M.Beinhorn
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
5
UB40 Can't Help Falling In Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Can't Help Falling In Love
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
G.D.Weiss, H.Peretti, L.Creatore
Producer(s):
UB40
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
6
Dino Ooh Child Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Ooh Child
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Vincent
Producer(s):
Dino
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
7
Billy Joel The River Of Dreams Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The River Of Dreams
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
W.Joel
Producer(s):
D.Kortchmar, J.Nicolo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
8
Madonna Rain Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Rain
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Ciccone, S.Pettibone
Producer(s):
Madonna, S.Pettibone
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Maverick/Sire
9
SWV Right Here/Human Nature Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Right Here/Human Nature
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.A.Morgan, J.Bettis, S.Porcaro, G.Parker, K.Ortiz, G.Gomez
Producer(s):
B.A.Morgan, G.Parker
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
10
Tony Toni Tone If I Had No Loot Billboard Mainstream Top 40
If I Had No Loot
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
R.Wiggins, J.Bautista, W.Harris
Producer(s):
Tony Toni Tone
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Wing
11
Tears For Fears Break It Down Again Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Break It Down Again
11  Last
10  Peak
10  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Orzabal, A.Griffiths
Producer(s):
T.Palmer, R.Orzabal, A.Griffiths
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
12
Inner Circle Sweat (A La La La La Long) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Sweat (A La La La La Long)
14  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
I.Lewis
Producer(s):
I.Lewis, T.Harvey, R.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Big Beat
13
Def Leppard Two Steps Behind Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Two Steps Behind
13  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Elliott
Producer(s):
Woodroffe, Collen, Elliott, Savage, Campbell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
14
Shai Baby I'm Yours Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Baby I'm Yours
12  Last
12  Peak
13  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Martin, M.Gay
Producer(s):
C.Martin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Gasoline Alley
15
Toni Braxton Another Sad Love Song Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Another Sad Love Song
20  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Babyface, D.Simmons
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface, D.Simmons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
16
Aerosmith Cryin' Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Cryin'
16  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.Tyler, J.Perry, T.Rhodes
Producer(s):
B.Fairbairn
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen
17
Jodeci Lately Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Lately
18  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.H.Morris
Producer(s):
D.Swing
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Uptown
18
Tina Turner I Don't Wanna Fight Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Don't Wanna Fight
15  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Duberry, Lulu, B.Lawrie
Producer(s):
C.Lord-Alge, R.Davies
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
19
En Vogue Featuring FMOB Runaway Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Runaway Love
En Vogue Featuring FMOB
24  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.McElroy, D.Foster
Producer(s):
T.McElroy, D.Foster
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
20
Duran Duran Come Undone Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Come Undone
17  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Duran Duran
Producer(s):
Duran Duran
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
21
Robin S. Show Me Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Show Me Love
22  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.George, F.C.McFarlane
Producer(s):
A.George, F.McFarlane
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Big Beat
22
Haddaway What Is Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
What Is Love
29  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Halligan, Torello
Producer(s):
Halligan, Torello
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
23
SWV Weak Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Weak
21  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.A.Morgan
Producer(s):
B.A.Morgan
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
24
Brian McKnight One Last Cry Billboard Mainstream Top 40
One Last Cry
23  Last
19  Peak
10  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.McKnight, B.Barnes, M.Barnes
Producer(s):
B.McKnight, B.Barnes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
25
The Proclaimers I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)
19  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.Reid
Producer(s):
P.Wingfield
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | Chrysalis
26
Blind Melon No Rain Billboard Mainstream Top 40
No Rain
32  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Blind Melon
Producer(s):
R.Parashar, Blind Melon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
27
Stone Temple Pilots Plush Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Plush
25  Last
18  Peak
11  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.DeLeo, S.Weiland, E.Kertz
Producer(s):
B.O'Brien
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
28
Rod Stewart Reason To Believe Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Reason To Believe
28  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T. Hardin
Producer(s):
P.Leonard
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
29
Gin Blossoms Hey Jealousy Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hey Jealousy
26  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D. Hopkins
Producer(s):
J.Hampton, Gin Blossoms
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
30
Lisa Keith Better Than You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Better Than You
33  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Keith, K.Thomas
Producer(s):
S.Bernard
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M | Perspective
31
Janet Jackson That's The Way Love Goes Billboard Mainstream Top 40
That's The Way Love Goes
27  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Jackson, J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis, J.Jackson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
32
4 Non Blondes What's Up Billboard Mainstream Top 40
What's Up
30  Last
15  Peak
18  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
L.Perry
Producer(s):
D.Tickle
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope
33
P.M. Dawn Looking Through Patient Eyes Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Looking Through Patient Eyes
35  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Cordes, G.Michael
Producer(s):
P.M.Dawn
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Gee Street/Island
34
Duran Duran Too Much Information Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Too Much Information
38  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Duran Duran
Producer(s):
Duran Duran, J.jones
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
35
Expose I'll Never Get Over You (Getting Over Me) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'll Never Get Over You (Getting Over Me)
31  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.E.Warren
Producer(s):
G.Roche
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
36
Legacy Of Sound Featuring Meja Happy Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Happy
34  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Bagge, M. Beckman
Producer(s):
Bag, Snowman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
37
Earth, Wind & Fire Sunday Morning Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Sunday Morning
37  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.White, S.Reynolds, A.Willis
Producer(s):
M.White
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
38
Rick Astley Hopelessly Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hopelessly
36  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Astley, R.Fisher
Producer(s):
G.Stevenson, R.Astley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
39
Red Hot Chili Peppers Soul To Squeeze Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Soul To Squeeze
Last
39  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A. Keidis, Flea, J.Frusciante, C.Smith
Producer(s):
R.Rubin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
40
Celine Dion And Clive Griffin When I Fall In Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
When I Fall In Love
Celine Dion And Clive Griffin
Last
40  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.Heyman, V.Young
Producer(s):
D.Foster
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Epic Soundtrax
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