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This week's most popular pop songs, ranked by mainstream top 40 radio airplay detections as measured by Nielsen Music.

POP SONGS

The week of
5
WEEKS AT NO. 1
14
WEEKS ON CHART
Don't Turn Around
Songwriter(s)
A.L.Hammond, D.E.Warren
Producer(s)
Ekman, Adebratt
Imprint/Promotion Label
Arista

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1
Ace Of Base Don't Turn Around Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Don't Turn Around
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.L.Hammond, D.E.Warren
Producer(s):
Ekman, Adebratt
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
2
Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories Stay (I Missed You) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Stay (I Missed You)
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Loeb
Producer(s):
J.Patino
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
3
Elton John Can You Feel The Love Tonight Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Can You Feel The Love Tonight
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
E.John, T.Rice
Producer(s):
C.Thomas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood
4
Collective Soul Shine Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Shine
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
E.Roland
Producer(s):
E.Roland
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
5
All-4-One I Swear Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Swear
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
F.J.Myers, G.Baker
Producer(s):
D.Foster
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Blitzz
6
Janet Jackson Any Time, Any Place Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Any Time, Any Place
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Jackson, J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis, J.Jackson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
7
Mariah Carey Anytime You Need A Friend Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Anytime You Need A Friend
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Carey, W.Afanasieff
Producer(s):
W.Afanasieff, M.Carey
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
8
Aerosmith Crazy Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Crazy
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Tyler, J.Perry, D.Child
Producer(s):
B.Fairbairn
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen
9
Jon Secada If You Go Billboard Mainstream Top 40
If You Go
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Secada, M.A. Morejon
Producer(s):
J.Secada, E.Estefan Jr.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI | SBK
10
Toni Braxton You Mean The World To Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Mean The World To Me
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
LA Reid, Babyface, D.Simmons
Producer(s):
LA Reid, Babyface, D.Simmons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
11
John Mellencamp With Me'Shell Ndegeocello Wild Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Wild Night
John Mellencamp With Me'Shell Ndegeocello
11  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
V.Morrison
Producer(s):
J.Mellencamp, M.Wanchic
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
12
Erasure Always Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Always
13  Last
12  Peak
10  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
V.Clarke, A.E.Bell
Producer(s):
M.Ware
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Mute/Elektra
13
Gin Blossoms Until I Fall Away Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Until I Fall Away
14  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
14
Seal Prayer For The Dying Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Prayer For The Dying
15  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.H.Samuel, Isidore
Producer(s):
T.Horn
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | ZTT/Sire
15
Madonna I'll Remember Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'll Remember
12  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
P.Leonard, M.Ciccone, R.Page
Producer(s):
Madonna, P.Leonard
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Maverick/Sire
16
Aaliyah Back & Forth Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Back & Forth
16  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
R.S.Kelly
Producer(s):
R.Kelly
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | Blackground
17
Steve Perry You Better Wait Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Better Wait
19  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Perry, L.L.Brewster, P.Taylor, M.Lucas, J.Pierce, G.Hawkins
Producer(s):
J.Barton
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
18
Counting Crows Mr. Jones Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Mr. Jones
17  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | DGC
19
Counting Crows Round Here Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Round Here
24  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | DGC
20
Babyface When Can I See You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
When Can I See You
27  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Babyface
Producer(s):
Babyface, LA Reid, D.Simmons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
21
Melissa Etheridge Come To My Window Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Come To My Window
20  Last
20  Peak
21  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Etheridge
Producer(s):
H.Padgham, M.Etheridge
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
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
Peak
23  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
P.Frampton
Producer(s):
R.Fair
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
23
Enigma Return To Innocence Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Return To Innocence
21  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Curly M.C.
Producer(s):
M.Cretu
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
24
Spin Doctors You Let Your Heart Go Too Fast Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Let Your Heart Go Too Fast
26  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Spin Doctors
Producer(s):
Spin Doctors, P.Denenberg, F.Larocka
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
25
Richard Marx The Way She Loves Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Way She Loves Me
23  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Marx
Producer(s):
R.Marx
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
26
Toad The Wet Sprocket Fall Down Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Fall Down
25  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Nichols, G.Phillips, Toad
Producer(s):
G.MacKillop
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
27
Soundgarden Black Hole Sun Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Black Hole Sun
33  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.J.Cornell
Producer(s):
M.Beinhorn, Soundgarden
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
28
Prince The Most Beautiful Girl In The World Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Most Beautiful Girl In The World
22  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Prince
Producer(s):
Prince, Ricky P.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Bellmark | NPG
29
Garth Brooks Hard Luck Woman Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hard Luck Woman
30  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
30
Roxette Sleeping In My Car Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Sleeping In My Car
28  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.Gessle
Producer(s):
C.Ofwerman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
31
Collage I'll Be Loving You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'll Be Loving You
34  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Marano
Producer(s):
A.Marano
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Metropolitan | Viper
32
Meat Puppets Backwater Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Backwater
32  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Kirkwood
Producer(s):
P.Leary, Meat Puppets
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | London-Sire
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
22  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
34
Warren G & Nate Dogg Regulate Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Regulate
Warren G & Nate Dogg
39  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
W.Griffin III, N.Jones
Producer(s):
Warren G
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Death Row
35
Live Selling The Drama Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Selling The Drama
36  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.Kowalczyk, Live
Producer(s):
J.Harrison, Live
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Radioactive
36
General Public I'll Take You There Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'll Take You There
31  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Isbell
Producer(s):
R.Sall, General Public, T.phillips
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Epic Soundtrax
37
Salt-N-Pepa Featuring En Vogue Whatta Man Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Whatta Man
Salt-N-Pepa Featuring En Vogue
35  Last
10  Peak
26  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
H.E.Azor, D.Crawford, C.James
Producer(s):
H.Azor
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Next Plateau/London-Sire
38
Coolio Fantastic Voyage Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Fantastic Voyage
Last
38  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Ivey, Dobbs, Alexander, Beavers, Craig, McCain, Shelby
Producer(s):
Dobbs The Wino
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy
39
Cause And Effect It's Over Now Billboard Mainstream Top 40
It's Over Now
40  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Rowe, K.Milo
Producer(s):
M.Phillips
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zoo
40
Celine Dion Misled Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Misled
38  Last
14  Peak
14  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.Zizzo, J.Bralower
Producer(s):
R.Wake
Imprint/Promotion Label:
550 Music
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