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
11
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All That She Wants
Play
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
3
Bryan Adams Please Forgive Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Please Forgive Me
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
7
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5
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
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)
4
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Haddaway What Is Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
What Is Love
6
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Blind Melon No Rain Billboard Mainstream Top 40
7
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Jimmy Cliff I Can See Clearly Now Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Can See Clearly Now
10
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
Bryan Adams/Rod Stewart/Sting All For Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
All For Love
Bryan Adams/Rod Stewart/Sting
20
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
Toni Braxton Breathe Again Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Breathe Again
16
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
11
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Phil Collins Both Sides Of The Story Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Both Sides Of The Story
8
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Bobby Brown (Duet With Whitney Houston) Something In Common Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Something In Common
Bobby Brown (Duet With Whitney Houston)
12
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
10,000 Maniacs Because The Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Because The Night
15
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Zhane Hey Mr. D.J. Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hey Mr. D.J.
18
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Culture Beat Mr. Vain Billboard Mainstream Top 40
24
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Billy Joel All About Soul Billboard Mainstream Top 40
All About Soul
22
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Mr. Big Wild World Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Wild World
13
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Tevin Campbell Can We Talk Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Can We Talk
23
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Toni Braxton Another Sad Love Song Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Another Sad Love Song
17
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Mariah Carey Dreamlover Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Dreamlover
9
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Xscape Just Kickin' It Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Just Kickin' It
26
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Def Leppard Two Steps Behind Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Two Steps Behind
19
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Inner Circle Sweat (A La La La La Long) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Sweat (A La La La La Long)
25
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Billy Joel The River Of Dreams Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The River Of Dreams
21
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
29
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
UB40 Higher Ground Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Higher Ground
34
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
Aerosmith Cryin' Billboard Mainstream Top 40
28
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
30
Lisa Keith Better Than You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Better Than You
27
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Gabrielle Dreams Billboard Mainstream Top 40
35
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Soul Asylum Runaway Train Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Runaway Train
30
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Gin Blossoms Found Out About You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Found Out About You
37
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
Gains in performance
35
Gin Blossoms Hey Jealousy Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hey Jealousy
36
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
36
R.E.M. Everybody Hurts Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Everybody Hurts
31
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Tony Toni Tone Anniversary Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Anniversary
32
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Pearl Jam Daughter/Yellow Ledbetter Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Daughter/Yellow Ledbetter
40
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
39
Salt-N-Pepa Shoop Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Gains in performance
40
SWV Right Here/Human Nature Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Right Here/Human Nature
33
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
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