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
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
11
WEEKS ON CHART
Don't Turn Around
Gains in performance
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1
Ace Of Base Don't Turn Around Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Don't Turn Around
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
2
All-4-One I Swear Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Swear
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
3
Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories Stay (I Missed You) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Stay (I Missed You)
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
Toni Braxton You Mean The World To Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Mean The World To Me
5
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Madonna I'll Remember Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'll Remember
4
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Mariah Carey Anytime You Need A Friend Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Anytime You Need A Friend
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Janet Jackson Any Time, Any Place Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Any Time, Any Place
7
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Jon Secada If You Go Billboard Mainstream Top 40
If You Go
8
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
Aerosmith Crazy Billboard Mainstream Top 40
13
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
Elton John Can You Feel The Love Tonight Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Can You Feel The Love Tonight
16
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Counting Crows Mr. Jones Billboard Mainstream Top 40
10
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Erasure Always Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Always
18
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
John Mellencamp With Me'Shell Ndegeocello Wild Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Wild Night
John Mellencamp With Me'Shell Ndegeocello
15
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Big Mountain Baby I Love Your Way (From "Reality Bites") Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Baby I Love Your Way (From "Reality Bites")
9
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Gin Blossoms Until I Fall Away Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Until I Fall Away
17
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Prince The Most Beautiful Girl In The World Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Most Beautiful Girl In The World
12
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Seal Prayer For The Dying Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Prayer For The Dying
21
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Enigma Return To Innocence Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Return To Innocence
14
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Aaliyah Back & Forth Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Back & Forth
19
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Melissa Etheridge Come To My Window Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Come To My Window
25
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Michael Bolton Ain't Got Nothing If You Ain't Got Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Ain't Got Nothing If You Ain't Got Love
26
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
Roxette Sleeping In My Car Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Sleeping In My Car
27
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Celine Dion Misled Billboard Mainstream Top 40
23
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
25
General Public I'll Take You There Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'll Take You There
24
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
28
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
M People Moving On Up Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Moving On Up
22
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Richard Marx The Way She Loves Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Way She Loves Me
40
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
Counting Crows Round Here Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Round Here
37
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Garth Brooks Hard Luck Woman Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hard Luck Woman
32
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Meat Puppets Backwater Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Backwater
31
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Tevin Campbell I'm Ready Billboard Mainstream Top 40
29
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Babyface When Can I See You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
When Can I See You
39
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Joshua Kadison Beautiful In My Eyes Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Beautiful In My Eyes
30
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Warren G & Nate Dogg Regulate Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Regulate
Warren G & Nate Dogg
36
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
Collage I'll Be Loving You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'll Be Loving You
38
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
Salt-N-Pepa Featuring En Vogue Whatta Man Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Whatta Man
Salt-N-Pepa Featuring En Vogue
33
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Boston I Need Your Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Need Your Love
35
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
39
Ovis Regular Thang Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Regular Thang
34
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Live Selling The Drama Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Selling The Drama
Gains in performance
MAINSTREAM TOP 40

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