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
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
12
WEEKS ON CHART
Take A Bow
Gains in performance
Play
4
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
3
Boyz II Men On Bended Knee Billboard Mainstream Top 40
On Bended Knee
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Real McCoy Another Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Another Night
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Green Day When I Come Around Billboard Mainstream Top 40
When I Come Around
5
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
Des'ree You Gotta Be Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Gotta Be
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
Tom Petty You Don't Know How It Feels Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Don't Know How It Feels
8
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Bon Jovi Always Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Always
7
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
10
TLC Creep Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Creep
11
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
4PM Sukiyaki Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Sukiyaki
10
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Sheryl Crow Strong Enough Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Strong Enough
13
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Corona The Rhythm Of The Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Rhythm Of The Night
12
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Melissa Etheridge If I Wanted To Billboard Mainstream Top 40
If I Wanted To
16
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Jade Every Day Of The Week Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Every Day Of The Week
15
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Ini Kamoze Here Comes The Hotstepper Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Here Comes The Hotstepper
14
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Pearl Jam Better Man Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Better Man
20
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Melissa Etheridge I'm The Only One Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'm The Only One
18
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
19
R.E.M. Bang And Blame Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Bang And Blame
17
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Weezer Buddy Holly Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Buddy Holly
19
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Jamie Walters Hold On Billboard Mainstream Top 40
23
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
2 Unlimited Get Ready For This Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Get Ready For This
21
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Real McCoy Run Away Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Run Away
28
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Andru Donalds Mishale Billboard Mainstream Top 40
22
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Londonbeat Come Back Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Come Back
30
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Martin Page In The House Of Stone And Light Billboard Mainstream Top 40
In The House Of Stone And Light
26
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Vanessa Williams The Sweetest Days Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Sweetest Days
25
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Janet Jackson You Want This Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Want This
24
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Eagles Love Will Keep Us Alive Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Love Will Keep Us Alive
29
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Stone Temple Pilots Interstate Love Song Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Interstate Love Song
31
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Brownstone If You Love Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
If You Love Me
37
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Gin Blossoms Allison Road Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Allison Road
32
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Gloria Estefan Everlasting Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Everlasting Love
38
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
Deadeye Dick New Age Girl Billboard Mainstream Top 40
New Age Girl
33
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Firehouse I Live My Life For You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Live My Life For You
Gains in performance
38
Willi One Blood Whiney, Whiney (What Really Drives Me Crazy) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Whiney, Whiney (What Really Drives Me Crazy)
39
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
39
Jon Secada Mental Picture Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Mental Picture
36
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Bonnie Raitt You Got It (From "Boys On The Side") Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Got It (From "Boys On The Side")
Gains in performance
MAINSTREAM TOP 40

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