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
5
WEEKS AT NO. 1
15
WEEKS ON CHART
Take A Bow
Play
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Green Day When I Come Around Billboard Mainstream Top 40
When I Come Around
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Sheryl Crow Strong Enough Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Strong Enough
5
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
Real McCoy Another Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Another Night
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Des'ree You Gotta Be Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Gotta Be
8
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Boyz II Men On Bended Knee Billboard Mainstream Top 40
On Bended Knee
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
9
TLC Creep Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Creep
9
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Melissa Etheridge If I Wanted To Billboard Mainstream Top 40
If I Wanted To
10
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Real McCoy Run Away Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Run Away
13
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Jamie Walters Hold On Billboard Mainstream Top 40
15
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Tom Petty You Don't Know How It Feels Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Don't Know How It Feels
11
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Bon Jovi Always Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Always
12
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Pearl Jam Better Man Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Better Man
18
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
4PM Sukiyaki Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Sukiyaki
14
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Corona The Rhythm Of The Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Rhythm Of The Night
16
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Jade Every Day Of The Week Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Every Day Of The Week
17
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
20
2 Unlimited Get Ready For This Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Get Ready For This
22
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Londonbeat Come Back Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Come Back
19
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Martin Page In The House Of Stone And Light Billboard Mainstream Top 40
In The House Of Stone And Light
23
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
Firehouse I Live My Life For You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Live My Life For You
25
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Ini Kamoze Here Comes The Hotstepper Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Here Comes The Hotstepper
20
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Brownstone If You Love Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
If You Love Me
26
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Weezer Buddy Holly Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Buddy Holly
24
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Boyz II Men Thank You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Thank You
29
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
Elton John Believe Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Believe
33
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
Live Lightning Crashes Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Lightning Crashes
38
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Eagles Love Will Keep Us Alive Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Love Will Keep Us Alive
27
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Gloria Estefan Everlasting Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Everlasting Love
28
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Van Halen Can't Stop Lovin' You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Can't Stop Lovin' You
Gains in performance
33
Simple Minds She's A River Billboard Mainstream Top 40
She's A River
35
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Stone Temple Pilots Interstate Love Song Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Interstate Love Song
32
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
35
The Cranberries Ode To My Family Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Ode To My Family
37
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
Rednex Cotton Eye Joe Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Cotton Eye Joe
Gains in performance
37
Janet Jackson You Want This Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Want This
31
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
38
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
38
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Andru Donalds Mishale Billboard Mainstream Top 40
34
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
40
The Human League Tell Me When Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Tell Me When
Gains in performance
MAINSTREAM TOP 40

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