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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2
Mariah Carey Without You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Without You
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Celine Dion The Power Of Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Power Of Love
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Janet Jackson Because Of Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Because Of Love
4
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers Mary Jane's Last Dance Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Mary Jane's Last Dance
8
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
Counting Crows Mr. Jones Billboard Mainstream Top 40
14
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Toni Braxton Breathe Again Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Breathe Again
5
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Gin Blossoms Found Out About You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Found Out About You
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
9
All-4-One So Much In Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
So Much In Love
12
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
Meat Loaf Rock And Roll Dreams Come Through Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Rock And Roll Dreams Come Through
10
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
Richard Marx Now And Forever Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Now And Forever
13
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Eternal Stay Billboard Mainstream Top 40
11
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Color Me Badd Choose Billboard Mainstream Top 40
7
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Big Mountain Baby I Love Your Way (From "Reality Bites") Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Baby I Love Your Way (From "Reality Bites")
26
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Aerosmith Amazing Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Amazing
15
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Salt-N-Pepa Featuring En Vogue Whatta Man Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Whatta Man
Salt-N-Pepa Featuring En Vogue
18
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Bryan Adams/Rod Stewart/Sting All For Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
All For Love
Bryan Adams/Rod Stewart/Sting
9
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Bruce Springsteen Streets Of Philadelphia Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Streets Of Philadelphia
22
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
US3 Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia)
19
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
10,000 Maniacs Because The Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Because The Night
16
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Bryan Adams Please Forgive Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Please Forgive Me
17
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
20
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Prince The Most Beautiful Girl In The World Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Most Beautiful Girl In The World
38
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Salt-N-Pepa Shoop Billboard Mainstream Top 40
23
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
25
CeCe Peniston I'm In The Mood Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'm In The Mood
30
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Whitney Houston Queen Of The Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Queen Of The Night
27
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Gabrielle Dreams Billboard Mainstream Top 40
28
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Ace Of Base All That She Wants Billboard Mainstream Top 40
All That She Wants
25
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Crash Test Dummies Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm
37
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Jimmy Cliff I Can See Clearly Now Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Can See Clearly Now
29
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Haddaway Life (Everybody Needs Somebody To Love) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Life (Everybody Needs Somebody To Love)
24
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Culture Beat Mr. Vain Billboard Mainstream Top 40
32
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
31
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Phil Collins Everyday Billboard Mainstream Top 40
34
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Michael Bolton Said I Loved You...But I Lied Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Said I Loved You...But I Lied
33
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Melissa Etheridge Come To My Window Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Come To My Window
Gains in performance
38
Heart Will You Be There (In The Morning) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Will You Be There (In The Morning)
35
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Beck Loser Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Loser
Gains in performance
40
Pearl Jam Daughter/Yellow Ledbetter Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Daughter/Yellow Ledbetter
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LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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