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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
4
WEEKS AT NO. 1
14
WEEKS ON CHART
Take A Bow
Songwriter(s)
Babyface, M.Ciccone
Producer(s)
Babyface, Madonna
Imprint/Promotion Label
Warner Bros. | Maverick/Sire

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1
Madonna Take A Bow Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Take A Bow
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
1
PREVIOUS WEEK
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Babyface, M.Ciccone
Producer(s):
Babyface, Madonna
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Maverick/Sire
2
Hootie & The Blowfish Hold My Hand Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hold My Hand
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
2
PREVIOUS WEEK
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Bryan, D.Felber, D.Rucker, J.Sonefeld
Producer(s):
D.Gehman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
3
Dionne Farris I Know Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Know
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
PREVIOUS WEEK
5
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Davis, W.Duvall
Producer(s):
D.Farris, D.Harris, M.Davis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
4
Green Day When I Come Around Billboard Mainstream Top 40
When I Come Around
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
5
PREVIOUS WEEK
4
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
5
Sheryl Crow Strong Enough Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Strong Enough
Last
Peak
Weeks
12
PREVIOUS WEEK
8
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Crow, B.Bottrell, D.Baerwald, K.Gilbert, D.Ricketts, B.Macleod
Producer(s):
B.Bottrell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
6
Boyz II Men On Bended Knee Billboard Mainstream Top 40
On Bended Knee
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
3
PREVIOUS WEEK
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis
Producer(s):
Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
7
Real McCoy Another Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Another Night
Last
Peak
28  Weeks
4
PREVIOUS WEEK
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
8
Des'ree You Gotta Be Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Gotta Be
Last
Peak
27  Weeks
6
PREVIOUS WEEK
7
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Des'ree, A.Ingram
Producer(s):
A.Ingram, Des'ree
Imprint/Promotion Label:
550 Music
9
TLC Creep Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Creep
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
10
PREVIOUS WEEK
9
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.L.Austin
Producer(s):
D.Austin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
10
Melissa Etheridge If I Wanted To Billboard Mainstream Top 40
If I Wanted To
11  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
14
PREVIOUS WEEK
11
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
11
Tom Petty You Don't Know How It Feels Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Don't Know How It Feels
10  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
8
PREVIOUS WEEK
10
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.E.Petty
Producer(s):
R.Rubin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
12
Bon Jovi Always Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Always
12  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
9
PREVIOUS WEEK
12
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Bon Jovi
Producer(s):
P.Collins
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
13
Real McCoy Run Away Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Run Away
16  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
23
PREVIOUS WEEK
16
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Wind, Quickmix, O.Jeglitza
Producer(s):
Freshline, The Berman Brothers
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
14
4PM Sukiyaki Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Sukiyaki
13  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
11
PREVIOUS WEEK
13
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
H.Nakamura, R.Ei
Producer(s):
M.P.Desantis, J.Melillo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Next Plateau/London-Sire
15
Jamie Walters Hold On Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hold On
18  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
21
PREVIOUS WEEK
18
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Tyrell, K.Savigar, J.Walters, S.Tyrell
Producer(s):
S.Tyrell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
16
Corona The Rhythm Of The Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Rhythm Of The Night
14  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
13
PREVIOUS WEEK
14
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
F.Bontempi, A.Gordon, G.Spagna, M.Gaffey, P.W.Glenister
Producer(s):
Checco, Soul Train
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | East West
17
Jade Every Day Of The Week Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Every Day Of The Week
15  Last
12  Peak
18  Weeks
15
PREVIOUS WEEK
15
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Armato, R.Jerald, K.Miller, G.Chambers, D.Hall
Producer(s):
R.Jerald, C.Mills
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Giant
18
Pearl Jam Better Man Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Better Man
19  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
17
PREVIOUS WEEK
19
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
19
Londonbeat Come Back Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Come Back
23  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
25
PREVIOUS WEEK
23
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Henshall, J.Helms, J.Chambers
Producer(s):
J.Waddell, T.Bran
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Radioactive
20
Ini Kamoze Here Comes The Hotstepper Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Here Comes The Hotstepper
17  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
16
PREVIOUS WEEK
17
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
I.Kamoze, S.Remi Gibbs, Kenner, Domino, A.Konley, K.Nix
Producer(s):
S.Remi
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
21
Blessid Union Of Souls I Believe Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Believe
26  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
32
PREVIOUS WEEK
26
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.Sloan, J.Pence, Emosia
Producer(s):
Emosia, E.Sloan, J.Pence
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
22
2 Unlimited Get Ready For This Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Get Ready For This
22  Last
21  Peak
15  Weeks
22
PREVIOUS WEEK
22
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Critique | Radikal
23
Martin Page In The House Of Stone And Light Billboard Mainstream Top 40
In The House Of Stone And Light
25  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
26
PREVIOUS WEEK
25
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Page
Producer(s):
M.Page
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
24
Weezer Buddy Holly Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Buddy Holly
21  Last
17  Peak
11  Weeks
20
PREVIOUS WEEK
21
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | DGC
25
Firehouse I Live My Life For You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Live My Life For You
30  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
37
PREVIOUS WEEK
30
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Leverty, Snare
Producer(s):
R.Nevison
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
26
Brownstone If You Love Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
If You Love Me
27  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
31
PREVIOUS WEEK
27
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
G.Chambers, N.Gilbert, D.Hall, E.Sermon, K.Madison, P.Smith
Producer(s):
D.Hall
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | MJJ
27
Eagles Love Will Keep Us Alive Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Love Will Keep Us Alive
29  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
29
PREVIOUS WEEK
29
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen
28
Gloria Estefan Everlasting Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Everlasting Love
33  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
35
PREVIOUS WEEK
33
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Cason, M.Gayden
Producer(s):
E.Estefan Jr., J.Casas, L.Dermer
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
29
Boyz II Men Thank You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Thank You
38  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
38
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.S.McCary, N.Morris, W.Morris, S.Stockman, D.L.Austin
Producer(s):
D.Austin, Boyz II Men
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown
30
R.E.M. Bang And Blame Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Bang And Blame
24  Last
13  Peak
11  Weeks
19
PREVIOUS WEEK
24
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
W.T.Berry, P.Buck, M.Mills, M.Stipe
Producer(s):
S.Litt, R.E.M.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
31
Janet Jackson You Want This Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Want This
34  Last
10  Peak
21  Weeks
28
PREVIOUS WEEK
34
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

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
32
Stone Temple Pilots Interstate Love Song Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Interstate Love Song
32  Last
22  Peak
25  Weeks
30
PREVIOUS WEEK
32
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.DeLeo, S.Weiland
Producer(s):
B.O'Brien
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
33
Elton John Believe Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Believe
Last
33  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.John, B.J.P.Taupin
Producer(s):
G.Penny, E.John
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Rocket
34
Andru Donalds Mishale Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Mishale
28  Last
21  Peak
15  Weeks
24
PREVIOUS WEEK
28
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Donalds, E.F.White
Producer(s):
E.F.White
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Metro Blue
35
Simple Minds She's A River Billboard Mainstream Top 40
She's A River
36  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
36
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Kerr, C.Burchill
Producer(s):
K.Forsey, Simple Minds
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
36
Vanessa Williams The Sweetest Days Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Sweetest Days
31  Last
22  Peak
17  Weeks
27
PREVIOUS WEEK
31
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
W.Waldman, J.Lind, P.Galdston
Producer(s):
K.Thomas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Wing
37
The Cranberries Ode To My Family Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Ode To My Family
40  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
40
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.M.O'Riordan, N.A.Hogan
Producer(s):
S.Street, J.Gardiner
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
38
Live Lightning Crashes Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Lightning Crashes
Last
38  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Radioactive
39
Deadeye Dick New Age Girl Billboard Mainstream Top 40
New Age Girl
35  Last
15  Peak
26  Weeks
36
PREVIOUS WEEK
35
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.Guillotte
Producer(s):
F.LeBlanc
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ichiban
40
Bonnie Raitt You Got It (From "Boys On The Side") Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Got It (From "Boys On The Side")
39  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
40
PREVIOUS WEEK
39
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Orbison, T.E.Petty, J.Lynne
Producer(s):
D.Was, B.Raitt
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
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