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
3
WEEKS AT NO. 1
13
WEEKS ON CHART
Take A Bow
Gains in performance
Play
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Boyz II Men On Bended Knee Billboard Mainstream Top 40
On Bended Knee
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Green Day When I Come Around Billboard Mainstream Top 40
When I Come Around
5
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
Real McCoy Another Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Another Night
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Des'ree You Gotta Be Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Gotta Be
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Sheryl Crow Strong Enough Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Strong Enough
12
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
TLC Creep Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Creep
10
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
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
14
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Melissa Etheridge If I Wanted To Billboard Mainstream Top 40
If I Wanted To
14
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Bon Jovi Always Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Always
9
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
13
4PM Sukiyaki Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Sukiyaki
11
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Corona The Rhythm Of The Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Rhythm Of The Night
13
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Jade Every Day Of The Week Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Every Day Of The Week
15
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Real McCoy Run Away Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Run Away
23
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Ini Kamoze Here Comes The Hotstepper Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Here Comes The Hotstepper
16
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Jamie Walters Hold On Billboard Mainstream Top 40
21
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Pearl Jam Better Man Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Better Man
17
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Melissa Etheridge I'm The Only One Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'm The Only One
18
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Weezer Buddy Holly Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Buddy Holly
20
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
22
2 Unlimited Get Ready For This Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Get Ready For This
22
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
Londonbeat Come Back Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Come Back
25
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
R.E.M. Bang And Blame Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Bang And Blame
19
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Martin Page In The House Of Stone And Light Billboard Mainstream Top 40
In The House Of Stone And Light
26
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Brownstone If You Love Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
If You Love Me
31
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
Andru Donalds Mishale Billboard Mainstream Top 40
24
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
14
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
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Firehouse I Live My Life For You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Live My Life For You
37
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Vanessa Williams The Sweetest Days Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Sweetest Days
27
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Stone Temple Pilots Interstate Love Song Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Interstate Love Song
30
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Gloria Estefan Everlasting Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Everlasting Love
35
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Janet Jackson You Want This Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Want This
28
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Deadeye Dick New Age Girl Billboard Mainstream Top 40
New Age Girl
36
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Simple Minds She's A River Billboard Mainstream Top 40
She's A River
Gains in performance
37
Gin Blossoms Allison Road Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Allison Road
34
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Boyz II Men Thank You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Thank You
Gains in performance
39
Bonnie Raitt You Got It (From "Boys On The Side") Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Got It (From "Boys On The Side")
40
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
The Cranberries Ode To My Family Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Ode To My Family
Gains in performance
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