MAINSTREAM TOP 40

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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
7
WEEKS AT NO. 1
16
WEEKS ON CHART
I Know
Gains in performance
Play
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Green Day When I Come Around Billboard Mainstream Top 40
When I Come Around
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Real McCoy Run Away Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Run Away
6
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
Jamie Walters Hold On Billboard Mainstream Top 40
5
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Sheryl Crow Strong Enough Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Strong Enough
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
7
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
Live Lightning Crashes Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Lightning Crashes
12
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
Martin Page In The House Of Stone And Light Billboard Mainstream Top 40
In The House Of Stone And Light
9
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
Hootie & The Blowfish Hold My Hand Billboard Mainstream Top 40
8
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Boyz II Men Water Runs Dry Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Water Runs Dry
22
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Van Halen Can't Stop Lovin' You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Can't Stop Lovin' You
11
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
The Human League Tell Me When Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Tell Me When
10
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
TLC Red Light Special Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Red Light Special
13
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Firehouse I Live My Life For You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Live My Life For You
14
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Dave Matthews Band What Would You Say Billboard Mainstream Top 40
What Would You Say
18
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Real McCoy Another Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Another Night
16
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Bryan Adams Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman? Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman?
29
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
TLC Creep Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Creep
20
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Nicki French Total Eclipse Of The Heart Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Total Eclipse Of The Heart
31
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Pearl Jam Better Man Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Better Man
21
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Boyz II Men Thank You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Thank You
19
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Madonna Take A Bow Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Take A Bow
15
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Blues Traveler Run-Around Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Run-Around
25
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
Elton John Believe Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Believe
23
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Soul For Real Candy Rain Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Candy Rain
28
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Annie Lennox No More "I Love You's" Billboard Mainstream Top 40
No More "I Love You's"
24
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
Brownstone If You Love Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
If You Love Me
27
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
2 Unlimited Get Ready For This Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Get Ready For This
30
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
30
Jade Every Day Of The Week Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Every Day Of The Week
26
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Corona The Rhythm Of The Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Rhythm Of The Night
32
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Adina Howard Freak Like Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Freak Like Me
36
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
Melissa Etheridge If I Wanted To Billboard Mainstream Top 40
If I Wanted To
33
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Adam Ant Wonderful Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Wonderful
Gains in performance
35
Stevie B Dream About You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Dream About You
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
34
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Sheryl Crow D'yer Mak'er Billboard Mainstream Top 40
D'yer Mak'er
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LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
Montell Jordan This Is How We Do It Billboard Mainstream Top 40
This Is How We Do It
Gains in performance
39
Des'ree Feel So High Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Feel So High
39
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Letters To Cleo Here & Now Billboard Mainstream Top 40
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