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
12
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All That She Wants
Play
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Bryan Adams Please Forgive Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Please Forgive Me
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
8
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)
5
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Haddaway What Is Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
What Is Love
6
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Bryan Adams/Rod Stewart/Sting All For Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
All For Love
Bryan Adams/Rod Stewart/Sting
9
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
Toni Braxton Breathe Again Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Breathe Again
10
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
Jimmy Cliff I Can See Clearly Now Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Can See Clearly Now
8
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
Michael Bolton Said I Loved You...But I Lied Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Said I Loved You...But I Lied
11
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
10,000 Maniacs Because The Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Because The Night
15
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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 WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Blind Melon No Rain Billboard Mainstream Top 40
7
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Phil Collins Both Sides Of The Story Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Both Sides Of The Story
12
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Tevin Campbell Can We Talk Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Can We Talk
20
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Culture Beat Mr. Vain Billboard Mainstream Top 40
17
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Billy Joel All About Soul Billboard Mainstream Top 40
All About Soul
18
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Zhane Hey Mr. D.J. Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hey Mr. D.J.
16
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Mariah Carey Dreamlover Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Dreamlover
22
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Mr. Big Wild World Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Wild World
19
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
22
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
19
WEEKS ON CHART
23
UB40 Higher Ground Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Higher Ground
28
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Gin Blossoms Found Out About You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Found Out About You
33
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
Xscape Just Kickin' It Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Just Kickin' It
23
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
27
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Toni Braxton Another Sad Love Song Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Another Sad Love Song
21
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Gabrielle Dreams Billboard Mainstream Top 40
31
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
Billy Joel The River Of Dreams Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The River Of Dreams
26
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
30
Aerosmith Cryin' Billboard Mainstream Top 40
29
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Def Leppard Two Steps Behind Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Two Steps Behind
24
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Soul Asylum Runaway Train Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Runaway Train
32
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
34
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Salt-N-Pepa Shoop Billboard Mainstream Top 40
39
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
Lisa Keith Better Than You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Better Than You
30
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Pearl Jam Daughter/Yellow Ledbetter Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Daughter/Yellow Ledbetter
38
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
Gin Blossoms Hey Jealousy Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hey Jealousy
35
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
Def Leppard Miss You In A Heartbeat Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Miss You In A Heartbeat
Gains in performance
39
Aerosmith Amazing Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Amazing
Gains in performance
40
Hi-Five Never Should've Let You Go Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Never Should've Let You Go
Gains in performance
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