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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I Swear
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Madonna I'll Remember Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'll Remember
5
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2
PEAK POSITION
9
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Counting Crows Mr. Jones Billboard Mainstream Top 40
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2
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14
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Big Mountain Baby I Love Your Way (From "Reality Bites") Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Baby I Love Your Way (From "Reality Bites")
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13
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Prince The Most Beautiful Girl In The World Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Most Beautiful Girl In The World
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3
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12
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6
Enigma Return To Innocence Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Return To Innocence
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6
PEAK POSITION
10
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Ace Of Base The Sign Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Sign
4
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1
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21
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8
Ace Of Base Don't Turn Around Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Don't Turn Around
10
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8
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
9
General Public I'll Take You There Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'll Take You There
9
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9
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8
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10
Toni Braxton You Mean The World To Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Mean The World To Me
12
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10
PEAK POSITION
6
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Jon Secada If You Go Billboard Mainstream Top 40
If You Go
13
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11
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3
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12
Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories Stay (I Missed You) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Stay (I Missed You)
15
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12
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
13
Crash Test Dummies Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm
8
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6
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12
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14
Mariah Carey Without You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Without You
11
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2
PEAK POSITION
18
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15
Tevin Campbell I'm Ready Billboard Mainstream Top 40
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14
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
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Salt-N-Pepa Featuring En Vogue Whatta Man Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Whatta Man
Salt-N-Pepa Featuring En Vogue
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10
PEAK POSITION
16
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Celine Dion Misled Billboard Mainstream Top 40
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17
PEAK POSITION
4
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Richard Marx Now And Forever Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Now And Forever
14
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9
PEAK POSITION
19
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19
Bonnie Raitt Love Sneakin' Up On You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Love Sneakin' Up On You
19
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15
PEAK POSITION
10
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20
Gin Blossoms Found Out About You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Found Out About You
21
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6
PEAK POSITION
26
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21
Beck Loser Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Loser
18
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17
PEAK POSITION
11
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M People Moving On Up Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Moving On Up
35
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22
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2
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Celine Dion The Power Of Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Power Of Love
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2
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22
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R. Kelly Bump N' Grind Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Bump N' Grind
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24
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6
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25
Melissa Etheridge Come To My Window Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Come To My Window
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25
PEAK POSITION
11
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26
Janet Jackson Because Of Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Because Of Love
22
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4
PEAK POSITION
18
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27
Ovis Regular Thang Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Regular Thang
32
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27
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3
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Gains in performance
28
The B.C. 52's (Meet) The Flintstones Billboard Mainstream Top 40
(Meet) The Flintstones
The B.C. 52's
Gains in performance
29
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...
30
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29
PEAK POSITION
3
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30
Juliet Roberts I Want You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Want You
25
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19
PEAK POSITION
9
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US3 Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia)
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15
PEAK POSITION
18
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Sheryl Crow Leaving Las Vegas Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Leaving Las Vegas
39
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32
PEAK POSITION
2
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Gains in performance
36
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33
PEAK POSITION
7
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34
Mariah Carey Anytime You Need A Friend Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Anytime You Need A Friend
Gains in performance
35
Gabrielle I Wish Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Gains in performance
36
Joshua Kadison Beautiful In My Eyes Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Beautiful In My Eyes
37
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36
PEAK POSITION
2
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37
Bruce Springsteen Streets Of Philadelphia Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Streets Of Philadelphia
33
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13
PEAK POSITION
13
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38
All-4-One So Much In Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
So Much In Love
29
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6
PEAK POSITION
16
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39
Morrissey The More You Ignore Me, The Closer I Get Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The More You Ignore Me, The Closer I Get
Gains in performance
40
The Brand New Heavies Dream On Dreamer Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Dream On Dreamer
34
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
9
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