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
5
WEEKS AT NO. 1
14
WEEKS ON CHART
Don't Turn Around
Play
2
Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories Stay (I Missed You) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Stay (I Missed You)
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Elton John Can You Feel The Love Tonight Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Can You Feel The Love Tonight
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
All-4-One I Swear Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Swear
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Janet Jackson Any Time, Any Place Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Any Time, Any Place
9
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Mariah Carey Anytime You Need A Friend Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Anytime You Need A Friend
6
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Aerosmith Crazy Billboard Mainstream Top 40
10
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
Jon Secada If You Go Billboard Mainstream Top 40
If You Go
5
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Toni Braxton You Mean The World To Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Mean The World To Me
7
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
11
John Mellencamp With Me'Shell Ndegeocello Wild Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Wild Night
John Mellencamp With Me'Shell Ndegeocello
11
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Erasure Always Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Always
13
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Gin Blossoms Until I Fall Away Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Until I Fall Away
14
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Seal Prayer For The Dying Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Prayer For The Dying
15
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Madonna I'll Remember Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'll Remember
12
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Aaliyah Back & Forth Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Back & Forth
16
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Steve Perry You Better Wait Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Better Wait
19
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Counting Crows Mr. Jones Billboard Mainstream Top 40
17
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Counting Crows Round Here Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Round Here
24
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Babyface When Can I See You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
When Can I See You
27
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Melissa Etheridge Come To My Window Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Come To My Window
20
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Big Mountain Baby I Love Your Way (From "Reality Bites") Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Baby I Love Your Way (From "Reality Bites")
18
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Enigma Return To Innocence Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Return To Innocence
21
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Spin Doctors You Let Your Heart Go Too Fast Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Let Your Heart Go Too Fast
26
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
Richard Marx The Way She Loves Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Way She Loves Me
23
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Soundgarden Black Hole Sun Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Black Hole Sun
33
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
Prince The Most Beautiful Girl In The World Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Most Beautiful Girl In The World
22
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Garth Brooks Hard Luck Woman Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hard Luck Woman
30
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Roxette Sleeping In My Car Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Sleeping In My Car
28
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Collage I'll Be Loving You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'll Be Loving You
34
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Meat Puppets Backwater Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Backwater
32
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
33
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
29
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Warren G & Nate Dogg Regulate Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Regulate
Warren G & Nate Dogg
39
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
Live Selling The Drama Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Selling The Drama
36
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
General Public I'll Take You There Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'll Take You There
31
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Salt-N-Pepa Featuring En Vogue Whatta Man Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Whatta Man
Salt-N-Pepa Featuring En Vogue
35
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Coolio Fantastic Voyage Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Fantastic Voyage
Gains in performance
39
Cause And Effect It's Over Now Billboard Mainstream Top 40
It's Over Now
40
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
Celine Dion Misled Billboard Mainstream Top 40
38
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
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