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
6
WEEKS AT NO. 1
15
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
16
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
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
John Mellencamp With Me'Shell Ndegeocello Wild Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Wild Night
John Mellencamp With Me'Shell Ndegeocello
11
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
All-4-One I Swear Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Swear
5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Janet Jackson Any Time, Any Place Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Any Time, Any Place
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Aerosmith Crazy Billboard Mainstream Top 40
8
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Mariah Carey Anytime You Need A Friend Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Anytime You Need A Friend
7
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Erasure Always Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Always
12
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
Jon Secada If You Go Billboard Mainstream Top 40
If You Go
9
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Toni Braxton You Mean The World To Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Mean The World To Me
10
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Gin Blossoms Until I Fall Away Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Until I Fall Away
13
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Seal Prayer For The Dying Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Prayer For The Dying
14
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Steve Perry You Better Wait Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Better Wait
17
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Madonna I'll Remember Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'll Remember
15
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Babyface When Can I See You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
When Can I See You
20
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Aaliyah Back & Forth Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Back & Forth
16
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Counting Crows Round Here Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Round Here
19
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Counting Crows Mr. Jones Billboard Mainstream Top 40
18
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Melissa Etheridge Come To My Window Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Come To My Window
21
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Spin Doctors You Let Your Heart Go Too Fast Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Let Your Heart Go Too Fast
24
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
Soundgarden Black Hole Sun Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Black Hole Sun
27
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Richard Marx The Way She Loves Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Way She Loves Me
25
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Big Mountain Baby I Love Your Way (From "Reality Bites") Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Baby I Love Your Way (From "Reality Bites")
22
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Enigma Return To Innocence Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Return To Innocence
23
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Garth Brooks Hard Luck Woman Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hard Luck Woman
29
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
Collage I'll Be Loving You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'll Be Loving You
31
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Prince The Most Beautiful Girl In The World Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Most Beautiful Girl In The World
28
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Coolio Fantastic Voyage Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Fantastic Voyage
38
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Warren G & Nate Dogg Regulate Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Regulate
Warren G & Nate Dogg
34
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Meat Puppets Backwater Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Backwater
32
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Live Selling The Drama Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Selling The Drama
35
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Crystal Waters 100% Pure Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
100% Pure Love
Gains in performance
36
Cause And Effect It's Over Now Billboard Mainstream Top 40
It's Over Now
39
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
Roxette Sleeping In My Car Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Sleeping In My Car
30
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
38
The 4 Seasons December 1963 (Oh, What A Night) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
December 1963 (Oh, What A Night)
Gains in performance
39
General Public I'll Take You There Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'll Take You There
36
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Boyz II Men I'll Make Love To You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'll Make Love To You
Gains in performance
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