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
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WEEKS AT NO. 1
13
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Hero
Gains in performance
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2
Bryan Adams Please Forgive Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Please Forgive Me
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
13
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Gains in performance
3
Bryan Adams/Rod Stewart/Sting All For Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
All For Love
Bryan Adams/Rod Stewart/Sting
5
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
Ace Of Base All That She Wants Billboard Mainstream Top 40
All That She Wants
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Toni Braxton Breathe Again Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Breathe Again
6
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Jimmy Cliff I Can See Clearly Now Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Can See Clearly Now
7
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
10,000 Maniacs Because The Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Because The Night
8
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
10
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
9
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
Culture Beat Mr. Vain Billboard Mainstream Top 40
13
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
11
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Gains in performance
12
Color Me Badd Choose Billboard Mainstream Top 40
14
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Haddaway What Is Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
What Is Love
11
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
14
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)
12
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Gin Blossoms Found Out About You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Found Out About You
16
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Salt-N-Pepa Shoop Billboard Mainstream Top 40
15
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Def Leppard Miss You In A Heartbeat Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Miss You In A Heartbeat
21
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Aerosmith Amazing Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Amazing
20
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Celine Dion The Power Of Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Power Of Love
24
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Ace Of Base The Sign Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Sign
32
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Gabrielle Dreams Billboard Mainstream Top 40
22
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Tevin Campbell Can We Talk Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Can We Talk
17
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Haddaway Life (Everybody Needs Somebody To Love) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Life (Everybody Needs Somebody To Love)
28
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
UB40 Higher Ground Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Higher Ground
19
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Blind Melon No Rain Billboard Mainstream Top 40
18
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Whitney Houston Queen Of The Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Queen Of The Night
26
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
Heart Will You Be There (In The Morning) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Will You Be There (In The Morning)
34
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
Pearl Jam Daughter/Yellow Ledbetter Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Daughter/Yellow Ledbetter
37
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Billy Joel All About Soul Billboard Mainstream Top 40
All About Soul
31
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Mariah Carey Dreamlover Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Dreamlover
25
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Zhane Hey Mr. D.J. Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hey Mr. D.J.
36
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
Inner Circle Sweat (A La La La La Long) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Sweat (A La La La La Long)
33
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Aerosmith Cryin' Billboard Mainstream Top 40
27
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Rod Stewart Having A Party Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Having A Party
Gains in performance
30
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Xscape Just Kickin' It Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Just Kickin' It
39
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
Billy Joel The River Of Dreams Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The River Of Dreams
29
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Richard Marx Now And Forever Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Now And Forever
Gains in performance
40
Bobby Brown (Duet With Whitney Houston) Something In Common Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Something In Common
Bobby Brown (Duet With Whitney Houston)
35
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
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