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
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WEEKS AT NO. 1
8
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All That She Wants
Gains in performance
Play
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
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)
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
Bryan Adams Please Forgive Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Please Forgive Me
7
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
Haddaway What Is Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
What Is Love
4
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
Blind Melon No Rain Billboard Mainstream Top 40
5
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Mariah Carey Dreamlover Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Dreamlover
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
17
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
Billy Joel The River Of Dreams Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The River Of Dreams
9
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Def Leppard Two Steps Behind Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Two Steps Behind
8
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Toni Braxton Another Sad Love Song Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Another Sad Love Song
10
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Mr. Big Wild World Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Wild World
18
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
R.E.M. Everybody Hurts Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Everybody Hurts
15
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Inner Circle Sweat (A La La La La Long) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Sweat (A La La La La Long)
11
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Phil Collins Both Sides Of The Story Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Both Sides Of The Story
21
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Lisa Keith Better Than You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Better Than You
12
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Aerosmith Cryin' Billboard Mainstream Top 40
13
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
14
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Soul Asylum Runaway Train Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Runaway Train
19
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Tony Toni Tone Anniversary Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Anniversary
20
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
SWV Right Here/Human Nature Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Right Here/Human Nature
16
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Michael Bolton Said I Loved You...But I Lied Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Said I Loved You...But I Lied
31
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
Tevin Campbell Can We Talk Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Can We Talk
27
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Zhane Hey Mr. D.J. Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hey Mr. D.J.
29
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
Gin Blossoms Hey Jealousy Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hey Jealousy
22
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Shai Baby I'm Yours Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Baby I'm Yours
24
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
27
UB40 Can't Help Falling In Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Can't Help Falling In Love
25
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Dino Ooh Child Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Ooh Child
23
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Billy Joel All About Soul Billboard Mainstream Top 40
All About Soul
38
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Jimmy Cliff I Can See Clearly Now Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Can See Clearly Now
36
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
John Mellencamp Human Wheels Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Human Wheels
28
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Xscape Just Kickin' It Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Just Kickin' It
34
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
10,000 Maniacs Because The Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Because The Night
Gains in performance
Gains in performance
35
Bobby Brown (Duet With Whitney Houston) Something In Common Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Something In Common
Bobby Brown (Duet With Whitney Houston)
Gains in performance
36
Culture Beat Mr. Vain Billboard Mainstream Top 40
40
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
Tony Toni Tone If I Had No Loot Billboard Mainstream Top 40
If I Had No Loot
26
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Toni Braxton Breathe Again Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Breathe Again
Gains in performance
39
Tears For Fears Break It Down Again Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Break It Down Again
30
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Rod Stewart Reason To Believe Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Reason To Believe
32
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
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