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
3
WEEKS AT NO. 1
12
WEEKS ON CHART
Don't Turn Around
Play
2
All-4-One I Swear Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Swear
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
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
13
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
4
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Mariah Carey Anytime You Need A Friend Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Anytime You Need A Friend
6
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
Jon Secada If You Go Billboard Mainstream Top 40
If You Go
8
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Janet Jackson Any Time, Any Place Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Any Time, Any Place
7
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Madonna I'll Remember Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'll Remember
5
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
9
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
Elton John Can You Feel The Love Tonight Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Can You Feel The Love Tonight
11
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
Aerosmith Crazy Billboard Mainstream Top 40
10
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
John Mellencamp With Me'Shell Ndegeocello Wild Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Wild Night
John Mellencamp With Me'Shell Ndegeocello
14
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Erasure Always Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Always
13
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Gin Blossoms Until I Fall Away Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Until I Fall Away
16
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Counting Crows Mr. Jones Billboard Mainstream Top 40
12
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Big Mountain Baby I Love Your Way (From "Reality Bites") Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Baby I Love Your Way (From "Reality Bites")
15
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Seal Prayer For The Dying Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Prayer For The Dying
18
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Aaliyah Back & Forth Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Back & Forth
20
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Enigma Return To Innocence Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Return To Innocence
19
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Prince The Most Beautiful Girl In The World Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Most Beautiful Girl In The World
17
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Melissa Etheridge Come To My Window Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Come To My Window
21
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Roxette Sleeping In My Car Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Sleeping In My Car
23
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
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
22
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
Richard Marx The Way She Loves Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Way She Loves Me
28
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Counting Crows Round Here Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Round Here
29
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
General Public I'll Take You There Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'll Take You There
25
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Babyface When Can I See You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
When Can I See You
33
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
Spin Doctors You Let Your Heart Go Too Fast Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Let Your Heart Go Too Fast
Gains in performance
30
Celine Dion Misled Billboard Mainstream Top 40
24
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Garth Brooks Hard Luck Woman Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hard Luck Woman
30
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Meat Puppets Backwater Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Backwater
31
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
Steve Perry You Better Wait Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Better Wait
Gains in performance
34
M People Moving On Up Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Moving On Up
27
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Collage I'll Be Loving You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'll Be Loving You
36
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
Warren G & Nate Dogg Regulate Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Regulate
Warren G & Nate Dogg
35
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Joshua Kadison Beautiful In My Eyes Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Beautiful In My Eyes
34
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Salt-N-Pepa Featuring En Vogue Whatta Man Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Whatta Man
Salt-N-Pepa Featuring En Vogue
37
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Live Selling The Drama Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Selling The Drama
40
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
Tevin Campbell I'm Ready Billboard Mainstream Top 40
32
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
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