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
9
WEEKS ON CHART
All That She Wants
Play
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
9
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)
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Bryan Adams Please Forgive Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Please Forgive Me
4
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
Haddaway What Is Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
What Is Love
5
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Blind Melon No Rain Billboard Mainstream Top 40
6
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
8
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
Mariah Carey Dreamlover Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Dreamlover
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Toni Braxton Another Sad Love Song Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Another Sad Love Song
11
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Def Leppard Two Steps Behind Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Two Steps Behind
10
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Phil Collins Both Sides Of The Story Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Both Sides Of The Story
15
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Billy Joel The River Of Dreams Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The River Of Dreams
9
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Mr. Big Wild World Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Wild World
12
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Inner Circle Sweat (A La La La La Long) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Sweat (A La La La La Long)
14
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Michael Bolton Said I Loved You...But I Lied Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Said I Loved You...But I Lied
22
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
R.E.M. Everybody Hurts Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Everybody Hurts
13
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Jimmy Cliff I Can See Clearly Now Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Can See Clearly Now
30
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Lisa Keith Better Than You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Better Than You
16
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Bobby Brown (Duet With Whitney Houston) Something In Common Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Something In Common
Bobby Brown (Duet With Whitney Houston)
35
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Zhane Hey Mr. D.J. Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hey Mr. D.J.
24
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Aerosmith Cryin' Billboard Mainstream Top 40
17
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Soul Asylum Runaway Train Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Runaway Train
19
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Tevin Campbell Can We Talk Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Can We Talk
23
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Tony Toni Tone Anniversary Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Anniversary
20
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Culture Beat Mr. Vain Billboard Mainstream Top 40
36
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Billy Joel All About Soul Billboard Mainstream Top 40
All About Soul
29
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Xscape Just Kickin' It Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Just Kickin' It
32
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Toni Braxton Breathe Again Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Breathe Again
38
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
10,000 Maniacs Because The Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Because The Night
33
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
SWV Right Here/Human Nature Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Right Here/Human Nature
21
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
33
UB40 Can't Help Falling In Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Can't Help Falling In Love
27
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Gin Blossoms Hey Jealousy Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hey Jealousy
25
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Shai Baby I'm Yours Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Baby I'm Yours
26
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
36
John Mellencamp Human Wheels Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Human Wheels
31
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Dino Ooh Child Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Ooh Child
28
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Gabrielle Dreams Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Gains in performance
39
Tony Toni Tone If I Had No Loot Billboard Mainstream Top 40
If I Had No Loot
37
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Bryan Adams/Rod Stewart/Sting All For Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
All For Love
Bryan Adams/Rod Stewart/Sting
Gains in performance
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