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.

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Bryan Adams Please Forgive Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Please Forgive Me
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3
Ace Of Base All That She Wants Billboard Mainstream Top 40
All That She Wants
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4
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14
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5
Bryan Adams/Rod Stewart/Sting All For Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
All For Love
Bryan Adams/Rod Stewart/Sting
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5
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6
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Toni Braxton Breathe Again Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Breathe Again
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6
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7
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Jimmy Cliff I Can See Clearly Now Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Can See Clearly Now
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10,000 Maniacs Because The Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Because The Night
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7
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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)
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14
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10
Michael Bolton Said I Loved You...But I Lied Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Said I Loved You...But I Lied
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8
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Haddaway What Is Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
What Is Love
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Culture Beat Mr. Vain Billboard Mainstream Top 40
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8
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Tevin Campbell Can We Talk Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Can We Talk
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9
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Gin Blossoms Found Out About You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Found Out About You
19
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15
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5
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UB40 Higher Ground Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Higher Ground
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16
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5
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Billy Joel All About Soul Billboard Mainstream Top 40
All About Soul
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8
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Bobby Brown (Duet With Whitney Houston) Something In Common Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Something In Common
Bobby Brown (Duet With Whitney Houston)
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7
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Blind Melon No Rain Billboard Mainstream Top 40
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4
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16
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Salt-N-Pepa Shoop Billboard Mainstream Top 40
27
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20
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4
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Gabrielle Dreams Billboard Mainstream Top 40
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Def Leppard Miss You In A Heartbeat Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Miss You In A Heartbeat
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3
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Zhane Hey Mr. D.J. Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hey Mr. D.J.
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Color Me Badd Choose Billboard Mainstream Top 40
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24
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Aerosmith Amazing Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Amazing
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25
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3
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4
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Xscape Just Kickin' It Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Just Kickin' It
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23
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9
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Pearl Jam Daughter/Yellow Ledbetter Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Daughter/Yellow Ledbetter
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28
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5
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Inner Circle Sweat (A La La La La Long) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Sweat (A La La La La Long)
30
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8
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21
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Aerosmith Cryin' Billboard Mainstream Top 40
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11
PEAK POSITION
20
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Phil Collins Both Sides Of The Story Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Both Sides Of The Story
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8
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9
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Mariah Carey Dreamlover Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Dreamlover
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21
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Whitney Houston Queen Of The Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Queen Of The Night
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35
Celine Dion The Power Of Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Power Of Love
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36
Billy Joel The River Of Dreams Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The River Of Dreams
34
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22
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Heart Will You Be There (In The Morning) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Will You Be There (In The Morning)
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38
Toni Braxton Another Sad Love Song Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Another Sad Love Song
36
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7
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19
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Def Leppard Two Steps Behind Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Two Steps Behind
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Haddaway Life (Everybody Needs Somebody To Love) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Life (Everybody Needs Somebody To Love)
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