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
9
WEEKS AT NO. 1
13
WEEKS ON CHART
All That She Wants
Play
4
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
9
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
9
WEEKS ON CHART
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Bryan Adams/Rod Stewart/Sting All For Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
All For Love
Bryan Adams/Rod Stewart/Sting
7
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
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
13
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Toni Braxton Breathe Again Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Breathe Again
8
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
Jimmy Cliff I Can See Clearly Now Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Can See Clearly Now
9
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
Haddaway What Is Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
What Is Love
6
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
10
10,000 Maniacs Because The Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Because The Night
11
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
6
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
10
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Culture Beat Mr. Vain Billboard Mainstream Top 40
17
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Tevin Campbell Can We Talk Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Can We Talk
16
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Bobby Brown (Duet With Whitney Houston) Something In Common Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Something In Common
Bobby Brown (Duet With Whitney Houston)
13
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Blind Melon No Rain Billboard Mainstream Top 40
14
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Phil Collins Both Sides Of The Story Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Both Sides Of The Story
15
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Billy Joel All About Soul Billboard Mainstream Top 40
All About Soul
18
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Gin Blossoms Found Out About You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Found Out About You
24
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Zhane Hey Mr. D.J. Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hey Mr. D.J.
19
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
21
UB40 Higher Ground Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Higher Ground
23
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Gabrielle Dreams Billboard Mainstream Top 40
28
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
Mariah Carey Dreamlover Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Dreamlover
20
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
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
25
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Def Leppard Miss You In A Heartbeat Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Miss You In A Heartbeat
38
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Salt-N-Pepa Shoop Billboard Mainstream Top 40
34
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Aerosmith Amazing Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Amazing
39
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Inner Circle Sweat (A La La La La Long) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Sweat (A La La La La Long)
22
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Aerosmith Cryin' Billboard Mainstream Top 40
30
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Pearl Jam Daughter/Yellow Ledbetter Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Daughter/Yellow Ledbetter
36
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
Def Leppard Two Steps Behind Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Two Steps Behind
31
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Billy Joel The River Of Dreams Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The River Of Dreams
29
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Mr. Big Wild World Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Wild World
21
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Toni Braxton Another Sad Love Song Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Another Sad Love Song
27
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Hi-Five Never Should've Let You Go Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Never Should've Let You Go
40
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
Lisa Keith Better Than You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Better Than You
35
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Color Me Badd Choose Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Gains in performance
40
Gin Blossoms Hey Jealousy Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hey Jealousy
37
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
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