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
8
WEEKS AT NO. 1
17
WEEKS ON CHART
I Know
Gains in performance
Play
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Real McCoy Run Away Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Run Away
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
7
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
Jamie Walters Hold On Billboard Mainstream Top 40
5
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Green Day When I Come Around Billboard Mainstream Top 40
When I Come Around
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Boyz II Men Water Runs Dry Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Water Runs Dry
11
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
Live Lightning Crashes Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Lightning Crashes
8
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
Sheryl Crow Strong Enough Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Strong Enough
6
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Nicki French Total Eclipse Of The Heart Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Total Eclipse Of The Heart
20
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
TLC Red Light Special Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Red Light Special
14
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
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
15
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Dave Matthews Band What Would You Say Billboard Mainstream Top 40
What Would You Say
16
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Van Halen Can't Stop Lovin' You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Can't Stop Lovin' You
12
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Hootie & The Blowfish Hold My Hand Billboard Mainstream Top 40
10
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Bryan Adams Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman? Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman?
18
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Firehouse I Live My Life For You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Live My Life For You
15
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
18
The Human League Tell Me When Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Tell Me When
13
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Blues Traveler Run-Around Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Run-Around
24
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Real McCoy Another Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Another Night
17
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Soul For Real Candy Rain Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Candy Rain
26
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Pearl Jam Better Man Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Better Man
21
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Annie Lennox No More "I Love You's" Billboard Mainstream Top 40
No More "I Love You's"
27
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Elton John Believe Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Believe
25
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
25
TLC Creep Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Creep
19
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Madonna Take A Bow Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Take A Bow
23
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Boyz II Men Thank You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Thank You
22
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Brownstone If You Love Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
If You Love Me
28
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Adam Ant Wonderful Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Wonderful
34
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Adina Howard Freak Like Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Freak Like Me
32
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Montell Jordan This Is How We Do It Billboard Mainstream Top 40
This Is How We Do It
38
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
2 Unlimited Get Ready For This Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Get Ready For This
29
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Stevie B Dream About You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Dream About You
35
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Corona The Rhythm Of The Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Rhythm Of The Night
31
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Sheryl Crow D'yer Mak'er Billboard Mainstream Top 40
D'yer Mak'er
37
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
R.E.M. Strange Currencies Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Strange Currencies
Gains in performance
37
Tom Petty It's Good To Be King Billboard Mainstream Top 40
It's Good To Be King
Gains in performance
38
Melissa Etheridge If I Wanted To Billboard Mainstream Top 40
If I Wanted To
33
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Des'ree Feel So High Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Feel So High
39
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
Letters To Cleo Here & Now Billboard Mainstream Top 40
40
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
MAINSTREAM TOP 40

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