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
9
WEEKS AT NO. 1
18
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Play
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
Boyz II Men Water Runs Dry Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Water Runs Dry
7
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
Nicki French Total Eclipse Of The Heart Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Total Eclipse Of The Heart
10
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
Jamie Walters Hold On Billboard Mainstream Top 40
5
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Live Lightning Crashes Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Lightning Crashes
8
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
Green Day When I Come Around Billboard Mainstream Top 40
When I Come Around
6
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Real McCoy Run Away Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Run Away
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Bryan Adams Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman? Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman?
16
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
Dave Matthews Band What Would You Say Billboard Mainstream Top 40
What Would You Say
13
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
TLC Red Light Special Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Red Light Special
11
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Van Halen Can't Stop Lovin' You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Can't Stop Lovin' You
14
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Sheryl Crow Strong Enough Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Strong Enough
9
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Martin Page In The House Of Stone And Light Billboard Mainstream Top 40
In The House Of Stone And Light
12
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Real McCoy Another Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Another Night
20
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Blues Traveler Run-Around Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Run-Around
19
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Hootie & The Blowfish Hold My Hand Billboard Mainstream Top 40
15
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Firehouse I Live My Life For You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Live My Life For You
17
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Soul For Real Candy Rain Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Candy Rain
21
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Pearl Jam Better Man Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Better Man
22
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
22
The Rembrandts I'll Be There For You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'll Be There For You
Gains in performance
23
Montell Jordan This Is How We Do It Billboard Mainstream Top 40
This Is How We Do It
31
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
TLC Creep Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Creep
25
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
25
The Human League Tell Me When Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Tell Me When
18
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Adina Howard Freak Like Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Freak Like Me
30
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
4
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"
23
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Adam Ant Wonderful Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Wonderful
29
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
Madonna Take A Bow Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Take A Bow
26
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
30
Elton John Believe Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Believe
24
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Brownstone If You Love Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
If You Love Me
28
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Boyz II Men Thank You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Thank You
27
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Paula Abdul My Love Is For Real Billboard Mainstream Top 40
My Love Is For Real
Gains in performance
34
2 Unlimited Get Ready For This Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Get Ready For This
32
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Stevie B Dream About You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Dream About You
33
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
R.E.M. Strange Currencies Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Strange Currencies
36
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
Tom Petty It's Good To Be King Billboard Mainstream Top 40
It's Good To Be King
37
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
Sheryl Crow D'yer Mak'er Billboard Mainstream Top 40
D'yer Mak'er
35
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Des'ree Feel So High Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Feel So High
39
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Fun Factory Close To You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Close To You
Gains in performance
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