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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
3
WEEKS AT NO. 1
8
WEEKS ON CHART
The Sign
Songwriter(s)
Joker
Producer(s)
Pop, Joker
Imprint/Promotion Label
Arista
Gains in performance

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1
Ace Of Base The Sign Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Sign
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Joker
Producer(s):
Pop, Joker
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
2
Celine Dion The Power Of Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Power Of Love
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
G.Mende, C.DeRouge, J.Rush, M.S.Applegate
Producer(s):
D.Foster
Imprint/Promotion Label:
550 Music
3
Mariah Carey Without You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Without You
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
W.P.Ham, T.Evans, M.Carey, Babyface
Producer(s):
W.Afanasieff, M.Carey
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
4
Toni Braxton Breathe Again Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Breathe Again
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Babyface
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface, D.Simmons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
5
Bryan Adams/Rod Stewart/Sting All For Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
All For Love
Bryan Adams/Rod Stewart/Sting
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

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
6
Color Me Badd Choose Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Choose
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis, Color Me Badd
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Giant
7
Janet Jackson Because Of Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Because Of Love
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

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
8
Gin Blossoms Found Out About You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Found Out About You
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D. Hopkins
Producer(s):
J.Hampton, Gin Blossoms
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
9
Aerosmith Amazing Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Amazing
11  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Tyler, R.Supa
Producer(s):
B.Fairbairn
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen
10
Bryan Adams Please Forgive Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Please Forgive Me
10  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Adams, R.J.Lange
Producer(s):
R.J.Lange, B.Adams
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
11
Mariah Carey Hero Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hero
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Carey, W.Afanasieff
Producer(s):
W.Afanasieff, M.Carey
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
12
Eternal Stay Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Stay
16  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Stevens, B.Khozouri
Producer(s):
N.Lowis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
13
10,000 Maniacs Because The Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Because The Night
12  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Smith, Springsteen
Producer(s):
P.Fox
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
14
Meat Loaf Rock And Roll Dreams Come Through Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Rock And Roll Dreams Come Through
15  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Steinman
Producer(s):
J.Steinman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
15
Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers Mary Jane's Last Dance Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Mary Jane's Last Dance
21  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.E.Petty
Producer(s):
R.Rubin, T.Petty, M.Campbell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
16
The Cranberries Linger Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Linger
13  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
N.A.Hogan, D.M.O'Riordan
Producer(s):
S.Street
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
17
All-4-One So Much In Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
So Much In Love
29  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Jackson, Straigis, Williams
Producer(s):
G.St.Clair, T.o'brien
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Blitzz
18
Haddaway Life (Everybody Needs Somebody To Love) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Life (Everybody Needs Somebody To Love)
14  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.D.Halligan, J.Torello
Producer(s):
Halligan, Torello
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
19
Whitney Houston Queen Of The Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Queen Of The Night
17  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
20
Richard Marx Now And Forever Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Now And Forever
24  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Marx
Producer(s):
R.Marx
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
21
Salt-N-Pepa Shoop Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Shoop
20  Last
15  Peak
12  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Sparks, James, Denton, Roberts, Turner
Producer(s):
M.Sparks, C.James
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Next Plateau/London-Sire
22
Ace Of Base All That She Wants Billboard Mainstream Top 40
All That She Wants
19  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Joker, Linn, Jenny, Buddha
Producer(s):
Pop, Joker, Buddha
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
23
Gabrielle Dreams Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Dreams
23  Last
20  Peak
14  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Gabrielle, T.Laws
Producer(s):
R.Fermie
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | GO! Discs/London-Sire
24
Jimmy Cliff I Can See Clearly Now Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Can See Clearly Now
18  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Nash
Producer(s):
P.Henton
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Work
25
US3 Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia)
31  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Hancock, Kelly, Wilkinson, Simpson
Producer(s):
G.Wilkinson, M.Simpson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Blue Note
26
Culture Beat Mr. Vain Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Mr. Vain
26  Last
11  Peak
16  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.Levis, N.Katzmann, J.Supreme
Producer(s):
T.Fenslau
Imprint/Promotion Label:
550 Music
27
Janet Jackson Again Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Again
27  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

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
28
Def Leppard Miss You In A Heartbeat Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Miss You In A Heartbeat
22  Last
17  Peak
11  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.Collen
Producer(s):
Def Leppard
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
29
Michael Bolton Said I Loved You...But I Lied Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Said I Loved You...But I Lied
25  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Bolton, R.J.Lange
Producer(s):
R.J.Lange, M.Bolton
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
30
Heart Will You Be There (In The Morning) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Will You Be There (In The Morning)
30  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.J.Lange
Producer(s):
J.Purdell, D.Baron
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
31
Salt-N-Pepa Featuring En Vogue Whatta Man Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Whatta Man
Salt-N-Pepa Featuring En Vogue
35  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
H.E.Azor, D.Crawford, C.James
Producer(s):
H.Azor
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Next Plateau/London-Sire
32
Haddaway What Is Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
What Is Love
28  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Halligan, Torello
Producer(s):
Halligan, Torello
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
33
Phil Collins Everyday Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Everyday
32  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.D.C.Collins
Producer(s):
P.Collins
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
34
Tevin Campbell Can We Talk Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Can We Talk
34  Last
14  Peak
17  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Babyface, D.Simmons
Producer(s):
Babyface, D.Simmons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Qwest
35
Rod Stewart Having A Party Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Having A Party
33  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Cooke
Producer(s):
P.Leonard
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
36
CeCe Peniston I'm In The Mood Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'm In The Mood
Last
36  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Nikolas, B.Sibley, Soulshock, K.Karlin, Cutfather
Producer(s):
Soulshock, Karlin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
37
Blind Melon No Rain Billboard Mainstream Top 40
No Rain
37  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Blind Melon
Producer(s):
R.Parashar, Blind Melon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
38
Joshua Kadison Jessie Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Jessie
36  Last
23  Peak
12  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Kadison
Producer(s):
P.Van Hooke, R.Argent
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | SBK
39
Pearl Jam Daughter/Yellow Ledbetter Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Daughter/Yellow Ledbetter
38  Last
28  Peak
13  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Abbruzzesse, J.Ament, S.Gossard, M.McCready, E.Vedder
Producer(s):
B.O'Brien, Pearl Jam
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
40
Counting Crows Mr. Jones Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Mr. Jones
Last
40  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | DGC
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