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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WEEKS AT NO. 1
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WEEKS ON CHART
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2
Counting Crows Mr. Jones Billboard Mainstream Top 40
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
3
Prince The Most Beautiful Girl In The World Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Most Beautiful Girl In The World
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
Big Mountain Baby I Love Your Way (From "Reality Bites") Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Baby I Love Your Way (From "Reality Bites")
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Madonna I'll Remember Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'll Remember
5
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
Enigma Return To Innocence Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Return To Innocence
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
All-4-One I Swear Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Swear
15
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
Crash Test Dummies Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm
7
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Mariah Carey Without You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Without You
8
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
10
General Public I'll Take You There Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'll Take You There
12
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
Salt-N-Pepa Featuring En Vogue Whatta Man Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Whatta Man
Salt-N-Pepa Featuring En Vogue
10
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Richard Marx Now And Forever Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Now And Forever
9
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Toni Braxton You Mean The World To Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Mean The World To Me
18
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Tevin Campbell I'm Ready Billboard Mainstream Top 40
22
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Bonnie Raitt Love Sneakin' Up On You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Love Sneakin' Up On You
17
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Janet Jackson Because Of Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Because Of Love
14
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Celine Dion The Power Of Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Power Of Love
11
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Beck Loser Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Loser
19
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Jon Secada If You Go Billboard Mainstream Top 40
If You Go
Gains in performance
20
Gin Blossoms Found Out About You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Found Out About You
21
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Juliet Roberts I Want You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Want You
20
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
22
All-4-One So Much In Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
So Much In Love
13
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Ace Of Base Don't Turn Around Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Don't Turn Around
36
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories Stay (I Missed You) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Stay (I Missed You)
32
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
Bruce Springsteen Streets Of Philadelphia Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Streets Of Philadelphia
16
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
26
R. Kelly Bump N' Grind Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Bump N' Grind
28
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
US3 Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia)
24
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Melissa Etheridge Come To My Window Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Come To My Window
29
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
Celine Dion Misled Billboard Mainstream Top 40
34
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
The Brand New Heavies Dream On Dreamer Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Dream On Dreamer
26
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Rosco Martinez Neon Moonlight Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Neon Moonlight
23
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers Mary Jane's Last Dance Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Mary Jane's Last Dance
25
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Gabrielle Dreams Billboard Mainstream Top 40
27
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Aerosmith Amazing Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Amazing
30
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Babyface And Our Feelings Billboard Mainstream Top 40
And Our Feelings
31
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Alice In Chains No Excuses Billboard Mainstream Top 40
35
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
Ovis Regular Thang Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Regular Thang
Gains in performance
37
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
39
10,000 Maniacs Because The Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Because The Night
33
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
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Meat Loaf Objects In The Rear View Mirror May Appear Closer Than... Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Objects In The Rear View Mirror May Appear Closer Than...
Gains in performance
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