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.

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Real McCoy Another Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Another Night
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3
Bon Jovi Always Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Always
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12
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Melissa Etheridge I'm The Only One Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'm The Only One
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18
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4PM Sukiyaki Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Sukiyaki
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7
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Sheryl Crow All I Wanna Do Billboard Mainstream Top 40
All I Wanna Do
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PEAK POSITION
19
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Madonna Secret Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Secret
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12
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Ini Kamoze Here Comes The Hotstepper Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Here Comes The Hotstepper
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7
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Crystal Waters 100% Pure Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
100% Pure Love
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20
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11
Gin Blossoms Allison Road Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Allison Road
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11
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10
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Des'ree You Gotta Be Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Gotta Be
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12
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15
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Janet Jackson You Want This Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Want This
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9
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Boyz II Men I'll Make Love To You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'll Make Love To You
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PEAK POSITION
20
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Ace Of Base Living In Danger Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Living In Danger
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10
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R.E.M. What's The Frequency, Kenneth? Billboard Mainstream Top 40
What's The Frequency, Kenneth?
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11
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Madonna Take A Bow Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Take A Bow
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Corona The Rhythm Of The Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Rhythm Of The Night
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Pretenders I'll Stand By You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'll Stand By You
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18
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20
Jade Every Day Of The Week Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Every Day Of The Week
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20
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
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Deadeye Dick New Age Girl Billboard Mainstream Top 40
New Age Girl
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14
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The 4 Seasons December 1963 (Oh, What A Night) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
December 1963 (Oh, What A Night)
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Babyface When Can I See You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
When Can I See You
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Aerosmith Blind Man Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Blind Man
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23
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Tom Petty You Don't Know How It Feels Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Don't Know How It Feels
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3
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Stone Temple Pilots Interstate Love Song Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Interstate Love Song
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22
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13
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Toad The Wet Sprocket Something's Always Wrong Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Something's Always Wrong
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14
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11
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Gloria Estefan Turn The Beat Around Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Turn The Beat Around
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20
PEAK POSITION
12
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30
John Mellencamp Dance Naked Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Dance Naked
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22
PEAK POSITION
7
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Vanessa Williams The Sweetest Days Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Sweetest Days
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30
PEAK POSITION
5
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Counting Crows Rain King Billboard Mainstream Top 40
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PEAK POSITION
5
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Green Day Basket Case Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Basket Case
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15
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Jon Secada Mental Picture Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Mental Picture
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34
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TLC Creep Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Creep
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Mariah Carey All I Want For Christmas Is You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
All I Want For Christmas Is You
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2 Unlimited Get Ready For This Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Get Ready For This
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3
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Andru Donalds Mishale Billboard Mainstream Top 40
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3
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Nirvana About A Girl Billboard Mainstream Top 40
About A Girl
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29
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Zhane Shame Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Shame
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