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
7
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I Swear
Play
2
Madonna I'll Remember Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'll Remember
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
11
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Gains in performance
3
Ace Of Base Don't Turn Around Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Don't Turn Around
5
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
Counting Crows Mr. Jones Billboard Mainstream Top 40
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Big Mountain Baby I Love Your Way (From "Reality Bites") Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Baby I Love Your Way (From "Reality Bites")
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Enigma Return To Innocence Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Return To Innocence
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Prince The Most Beautiful Girl In The World Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Most Beautiful Girl In The World
7
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Toni Braxton You Mean The World To Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Mean The World To Me
9
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
Jon Secada If You Go Billboard Mainstream Top 40
If You Go
10
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories Stay (I Missed You) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Stay (I Missed You)
12
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
Ace Of Base The Sign Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Sign
8
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
12
General Public I'll Take You There Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'll Take You There
11
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Mariah Carey Anytime You Need A Friend Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Anytime You Need A Friend
19
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Celine Dion Misled Billboard Mainstream Top 40
15
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Tevin Campbell I'm Ready Billboard Mainstream Top 40
13
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
16
M People Moving On Up Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Moving On Up
16
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Janet Jackson Any Time, Any Place Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Any Time, Any Place
27
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Crash Test Dummies Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm
14
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
19
The B.C. 52's (Meet) The Flintstones Billboard Mainstream Top 40
(Meet) The Flintstones
The B.C. 52's
20
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Gin Blossoms Found Out About You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Found Out About You
18
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Mariah Carey Without You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Without You
17
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Salt-N-Pepa Featuring En Vogue Whatta Man Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Whatta Man
Salt-N-Pepa Featuring En Vogue
21
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
33
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Richard Marx Now And Forever Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Now And Forever
22
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Elton John Can You Feel The Love Tonight Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Can You Feel The Love Tonight
32
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Beck Loser Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Loser
24
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Melissa Etheridge Come To My Window Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Come To My Window
26
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Ovis Regular Thang Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Regular Thang
28
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Joshua Kadison Beautiful In My Eyes Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Beautiful In My Eyes
35
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Gabrielle I Wish Billboard Mainstream Top 40
36
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
R. Kelly Bump N' Grind Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Bump N' Grind
25
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Bonnie Raitt Love Sneakin' Up On You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Love Sneakin' Up On You
23
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Erasure Always Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Always
39
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
John Mellencamp With Me'Shell Ndegeocello Wild Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Wild Night
John Mellencamp With Me'Shell Ndegeocello
Gains in performance
35
Sheryl Crow Leaving Las Vegas Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Leaving Las Vegas
31
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Aerosmith Crazy Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Gains in performance
37
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...
34
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Gin Blossoms Until I Fall Away Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Until I Fall Away
Gains in performance
39
Celine Dion The Power Of Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Power Of Love
30
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Janet Jackson Because Of Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Because Of Love
29
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
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