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This week's most popular pop songs, ranked by mainstream top 40 radio airplay detections as measured by Nielsen Music.

POP SONGS

The week of
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WEEKS AT NO. 1
12
WEEKS ON CHART
All That She Wants
Songwriter(s)
Joker, Linn, Jenny, Buddha
Producer(s)
Pop, Joker, Buddha
Imprint/Promotion Label
Arista

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Ace Of Base All That She Wants Billboard Mainstream Top 40
All That She Wants
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Joker, Linn, Jenny, Buddha
Producer(s):
Pop, Joker, Buddha
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
2
Janet Jackson Again Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Again
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Jackson, J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis, J.Jackson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
3
Bryan Adams Please Forgive Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Please Forgive Me
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Adams, R.J.Lange
Producer(s):
R.J.Lange, B.Adams
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
4
Mariah Carey Hero Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hero
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Carey, W.Afanasieff
Producer(s):
W.Afanasieff, M.Carey
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
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)
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Steinman
Producer(s):
J.Steinman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
6
Haddaway What Is Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
What Is Love
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Halligan, Torello
Producer(s):
Halligan, Torello
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
7
Bryan Adams/Rod Stewart/Sting All For Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
All For Love
Bryan Adams/Rod Stewart/Sting
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Adams, R.J.Lange, M.Kamen
Producer(s):
C.Thomas, B.Adams, D.Nicholas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
8
Toni Braxton Breathe Again Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Breathe Again
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Babyface
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface, D.Simmons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
9
Jimmy Cliff I Can See Clearly Now Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Can See Clearly Now
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Nash
Producer(s):
P.Henton
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Work
10
Michael Bolton Said I Loved You...But I Lied Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Said I Loved You...But I Lied
11  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Bolton, R.J.Lange
Producer(s):
R.J.Lange, M.Bolton
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
11
10,000 Maniacs Because The Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Because The Night
15  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Smith, Springsteen
Producer(s):
P.Fox
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
12
The Cranberries Linger Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Linger
13  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
N.A.Hogan, D.M.O'Riordan
Producer(s):
S.Street
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
13
Bobby Brown (Duet With Whitney Houston) Something In Common Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Something In Common
Bobby Brown (Duet With Whitney Houston)
14  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
14
Blind Melon No Rain Billboard Mainstream Top 40
No Rain
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Blind Melon
Producer(s):
R.Parashar, Blind Melon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
15
Phil Collins Both Sides Of The Story Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Both Sides Of The Story
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.D.C.Collins
Producer(s):
P.Collins
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
16
Tevin Campbell Can We Talk Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Can We Talk
20  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Babyface, D.Simmons
Producer(s):
Babyface, D.Simmons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Qwest
17
Culture Beat Mr. Vain Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Mr. Vain
17  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.Levis, N.Katzmann, J.Supreme
Producer(s):
T.Fenslau
Imprint/Promotion Label:
550 Music
18
Billy Joel All About Soul Billboard Mainstream Top 40
All About Soul
18  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
W.Joel
Producer(s):
D.Kortchmar
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
19
Zhane Hey Mr. D.J. Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hey Mr. D.J.
16  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Gist, Brown, Criss, Zhane, Bahr, Ware, Grey
Producer(s):
Naughty By Nature
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Flavor Unit
20
Mariah Carey Dreamlover Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Dreamlover
22  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Carey, D.Hall
Producer(s):
M.Carey, D.Hall, W.Afanasieff
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
21
Mr. Big Wild World Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Wild World
19  Last
12  Peak
11  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Stevens
Producer(s):
K.Elson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
22
Inner Circle Sweat (A La La La La Long) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Sweat (A La La La La Long)
25  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
I.Lewis
Producer(s):
I.Lewis, T.Harvey, R.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Big Beat
23
UB40 Higher Ground Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Higher Ground
28  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
UB40
Producer(s):
UB40
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
24
Gin Blossoms Found Out About You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Found Out About You
33  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D. Hopkins
Producer(s):
J.Hampton, Gin Blossoms
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
25
Xscape Just Kickin' It Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Just Kickin' It
23  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Dupri, M.L.Seal, Jr.
Producer(s):
J.Dupri
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | So So Def
26
Janet Jackson If Billboard Mainstream Top 40
If
27  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Jackson, J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis, J.Jackson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
27
Toni Braxton Another Sad Love Song Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Another Sad Love Song
21  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Babyface, D.Simmons
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface, D.Simmons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
28
Gabrielle Dreams Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Dreams
31  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Gabrielle, T.Laws
Producer(s):
R.Fermie
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | GO! Discs/London-Sire
29
Billy Joel The River Of Dreams Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The River Of Dreams
26  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
W.Joel
Producer(s):
D.Kortchmar, J.Nicolo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
30
Aerosmith Cryin' Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Cryin'
29  Last
11  Peak
18  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.Tyler, J.Perry, T.Rhodes
Producer(s):
B.Fairbairn
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen
31
Def Leppard Two Steps Behind Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Two Steps Behind
24  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Elliott
Producer(s):
Woodroffe, Collen, Elliott, Savage, Campbell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
32
Soul Asylum Runaway Train Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Runaway Train
32  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Pirner
Producer(s):
M.Beinhorn
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
33
Joshua Kadison Jessie Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Jessie
34  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Kadison
Producer(s):
P.Van Hooke, R.Argent
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | SBK
34
Salt-N-Pepa Shoop Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Shoop
39  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Sparks, James, Denton, Roberts, Turner
Producer(s):
M.Sparks, C.James
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Next Plateau/London-Sire
35
Lisa Keith Better Than You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Better Than You
30  Last
12  Peak
15  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Keith, K.Thomas
Producer(s):
S.Bernard
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M | Perspective
36
Pearl Jam Daughter/Yellow Ledbetter Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Daughter/Yellow Ledbetter
38  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Abbruzzesse, J.Ament, S.Gossard, M.McCready, E.Vedder
Producer(s):
B.O'Brien, Pearl Jam
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
37
Gin Blossoms Hey Jealousy Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hey Jealousy
35  Last
20  Peak
16  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D. Hopkins
Producer(s):
J.Hampton, Gin Blossoms
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
38
Def Leppard Miss You In A Heartbeat Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Miss You In A Heartbeat
Last
38  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.Collen
Producer(s):
Def Leppard
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
39
Aerosmith Amazing Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Amazing
Last
39  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Tyler, R.Supa
Producer(s):
B.Fairbairn
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen
40
Hi-Five Never Should've Let You Go Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Never Should've Let You Go
Last
40  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.F.White
Producer(s):
Joe, K.Miller
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
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