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
12
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The Sign
Gains in performance
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2
Mariah Carey Without You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Without You
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
3
Celine Dion The Power Of Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Power Of Love
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Janet Jackson Because Of Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Because Of Love
4
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
Counting Crows Mr. Jones Billboard Mainstream Top 40
6
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
All-4-One So Much In Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
So Much In Love
9
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers Mary Jane's Last Dance Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Mary Jane's Last Dance
5
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Big Mountain Baby I Love Your Way (From "Reality Bites") Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Baby I Love Your Way (From "Reality Bites")
14
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
Gin Blossoms Found Out About You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Found Out About You
8
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Toni Braxton Breathe Again Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Breathe Again
7
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Richard Marx Now And Forever Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Now And Forever
11
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Eternal Stay Billboard Mainstream Top 40
12
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Salt-N-Pepa Featuring En Vogue Whatta Man Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Whatta Man
Salt-N-Pepa Featuring En Vogue
16
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Prince The Most Beautiful Girl In The World Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Most Beautiful Girl In The World
23
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Meat Loaf Rock And Roll Dreams Come Through Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Rock And Roll Dreams Come Through
10
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Aerosmith Amazing Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Amazing
15
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
US3 Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia)
19
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Bruce Springsteen Streets Of Philadelphia Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Streets Of Philadelphia
18
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Color Me Badd Choose Billboard Mainstream Top 40
13
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Crash Test Dummies Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm
29
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
10,000 Maniacs Because The Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Because The Night
20
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Bryan Adams/Rod Stewart/Sting All For Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
All For Love
Bryan Adams/Rod Stewart/Sting
17
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Bryan Adams Please Forgive Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Please Forgive Me
21
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
24
CeCe Peniston I'm In The Mood Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'm In The Mood
25
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Gabrielle Dreams Billboard Mainstream Top 40
27
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Salt-N-Pepa Shoop Billboard Mainstream Top 40
24
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Ace Of Base All That She Wants Billboard Mainstream Top 40
All That She Wants
28
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Whitney Houston Queen Of The Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Queen Of The Night
26
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
22
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
30
Jimmy Cliff I Can See Clearly Now Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Can See Clearly Now
31
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
30
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Beck Loser Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Loser
39
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
Melissa Etheridge Come To My Window Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Come To My Window
37
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Haddaway Life (Everybody Needs Somebody To Love) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Life (Everybody Needs Somebody To Love)
32
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Zhane Groove Thang Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Groove Thang
Gains in performance
36
Enigma Return To Innocence Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Return To Innocence
Gains in performance
37
Bonnie Raitt Love Sneakin' Up On You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Love Sneakin' Up On You
Gains in performance
38
Babyface And Our Feelings Billboard Mainstream Top 40
And Our Feelings
Gains in performance
39
Pearl Jam Daughter/Yellow Ledbetter Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Daughter/Yellow Ledbetter
40
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
Phil Collins Everyday Billboard Mainstream Top 40
35
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
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