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
6
WEEKS AT NO. 1
9
WEEKS ON CHART
Dreamlover
Gains in performance
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2
Billy Joel The River Of Dreams Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The River Of Dreams
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
4
SWV Right Here/Human Nature Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Right Here/Human Nature
5
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Def Leppard Two Steps Behind Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Two Steps Behind
10
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
Soul Asylum Runaway Train Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Runaway Train
7
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Dino Ooh Child Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Ooh Child
6
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Inner Circle Sweat (A La La La La Long) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Sweat (A La La La La Long)
9
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Toni Braxton Another Sad Love Song Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Another Sad Love Song
14
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
Blind Melon No Rain Billboard Mainstream Top 40
17
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
UB40 Can't Help Falling In Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Can't Help Falling In Love
8
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Michael Jackson Will You Be There Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Will You Be There
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Haddaway What Is Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
What Is Love
18
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Ace Of Base All That She Wants Billboard Mainstream Top 40
All That She Wants
26
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Aerosmith Cryin' Billboard Mainstream Top 40
16
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Tears For Fears Break It Down Again Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Break It Down Again
12
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Tony Toni Tone If I Had No Loot Billboard Mainstream Top 40
If I Had No Loot
11
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Madonna Rain Billboard Mainstream Top 40
13
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Shai Baby I'm Yours Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Baby I'm Yours
15
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
20
En Vogue Featuring FMOB Runaway Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Runaway Love
En Vogue Featuring FMOB
19
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Jodeci Lately Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Lately
20
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Gin Blossoms Hey Jealousy Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hey Jealousy
21
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
Lisa Keith Better Than You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Better Than You
23
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Meat Loaf I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)
38
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
Rod Stewart Reason To Believe Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Reason To Believe
24
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Duran Duran Come Undone Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Come Undone
25
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Tina Turner I Don't Wanna Fight Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Don't Wanna Fight
22
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Robin S. Show Me Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Show Me Love
27
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Red Hot Chili Peppers Soul To Squeeze Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Soul To Squeeze
35
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Duran Duran Too Much Information Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Too Much Information
33
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
R.E.M. Everybody Hurts Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Everybody Hurts
40
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Brian McKnight One Last Cry Billboard Mainstream Top 40
One Last Cry
28
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Rick Astley Hopelessly Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hopelessly
32
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
35
The Proclaimers I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)
30
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
39
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
Prince Pink Cashmere Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Pink Cashmere
Gains in performance
38
Earth, Wind & Fire Sunday Morning Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Sunday Morning
34
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
39
SWV Weak Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Weak
29
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Mr. Big Wild World Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Wild World
Gains in performance
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