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
10
WEEKS ON CHART
All That She Wants
Play
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
3
Bryan Adams Please Forgive Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Please Forgive Me
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
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
10
WEEKS ON CHART
7
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
Haddaway What Is Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
What Is Love
5
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Blind Melon No Rain Billboard Mainstream Top 40
6
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Phil Collins Both Sides Of The Story Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Both Sides Of The Story
11
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
Mariah Carey Dreamlover Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Dreamlover
8
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Jimmy Cliff I Can See Clearly Now Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Can See Clearly Now
17
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
Michael Bolton Said I Loved You...But I Lied Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Said I Loved You...But I Lied
15
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Bobby Brown (Duet With Whitney Houston) Something In Common Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Something In Common
Bobby Brown (Duet With Whitney Houston)
19
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Mr. Big Wild World Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Wild World
13
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
30
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
10,000 Maniacs Because The Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Because The Night
31
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Toni Braxton Breathe Again Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Breathe Again
29
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Toni Braxton Another Sad Love Song Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Another Sad Love Song
9
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Zhane Hey Mr. D.J. Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hey Mr. D.J.
20
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Def Leppard Two Steps Behind Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Two Steps Behind
10
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Bryan Adams/Rod Stewart/Sting All For Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
All For Love
Bryan Adams/Rod Stewart/Sting
40
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Billy Joel The River Of Dreams Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The River Of Dreams
12
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Billy Joel All About Soul Billboard Mainstream Top 40
All About Soul
26
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
Tevin Campbell Can We Talk Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Can We Talk
23
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Culture Beat Mr. Vain Billboard Mainstream Top 40
25
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
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
17
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Xscape Just Kickin' It Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Just Kickin' It
27
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Lisa Keith Better Than You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Better Than You
18
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Aerosmith Cryin' Billboard Mainstream Top 40
21
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
28
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
30
Soul Asylum Runaway Train Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Runaway Train
22
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
31
R.E.M. Everybody Hurts Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Everybody Hurts
16
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Tony Toni Tone Anniversary Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Anniversary
24
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
33
SWV Right Here/Human Nature Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Right Here/Human Nature
32
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
34
UB40 Higher Ground Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Higher Ground
Gains in performance
35
Gabrielle Dreams Billboard Mainstream Top 40
38
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
Gin Blossoms Hey Jealousy Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hey Jealousy
34
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Gin Blossoms Found Out About You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Found Out About You
Gains in performance
38
Dino Ooh Child Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Ooh Child
37
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Shai Baby I'm Yours Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Baby I'm Yours
35
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Pearl Jam Daughter/Yellow Ledbetter Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Daughter/Yellow Ledbetter
Gains in performance
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