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
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WEEKS AT NO. 1
7
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I'll Be There For You
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2
Nicki French Total Eclipse Of The Heart Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Total Eclipse Of The Heart
2
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1
PEAK POSITION
11
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3
Boyz II Men Water Runs Dry Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Water Runs Dry
3
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3
PEAK POSITION
12
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4
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2
PEAK POSITION
14
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5
Bryan Adams Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman? Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman?
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5
PEAK POSITION
11
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6
TLC Waterfalls Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Waterfalls
14
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
3
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7
All-4-One I Can Love You Like That Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Can Love You Like That
11
LAST WEEK
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PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
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Blues Traveler Run-Around Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Run-Around
10
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
14
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Gains in performance
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LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
20
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10
Live Lightning Crashes Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Lightning Crashes
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LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
17
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11
Dionne Farris I Know Billboard Mainstream Top 40
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
24
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12
Montell Jordan This Is How We Do It Billboard Mainstream Top 40
This Is How We Do It
12
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
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Dave Matthews Band What Would You Say Billboard Mainstream Top 40
What Would You Say
9
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
14
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14
Real McCoy Come And Get Your Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Come And Get Your Love
15
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
6
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Bon Jovi This Ain't A Love Song Billboard Mainstream Top 40
This Ain't A Love Song
16
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
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Soul Asylum Misery Billboard Mainstream Top 40
19
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
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Green Day When I Come Around Billboard Mainstream Top 40
When I Come Around
13
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
28
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18
Jon B. Featuring Babyface Someone To Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Someone To Love
Jon B. Featuring Babyface
23
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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Seal Kiss From A Rose Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Kiss From A Rose
30
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
2
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Gains in performance
20
Michael Jackson & Janet Jackson Scream Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Scream
Michael Jackson & Janet Jackson
20
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Paula Abdul My Love Is For Real Billboard Mainstream Top 40
My Love Is For Real
17
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
7
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22
Collective Soul December Billboard Mainstream Top 40
26
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
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Jamie Walters Hold On Billboard Mainstream Top 40
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LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
23
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25
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
6
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Real McCoy Run Away Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Run Away
22
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
21
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26
Yaki-Da I Saw You Dancing Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Saw You Dancing
28
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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Martin Page In The House Of Stone And Light Billboard Mainstream Top 40
In The House Of Stone And Light
24
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Van Halen Can't Stop Lovin' You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Can't Stop Lovin' You
21
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Adina Howard Freak Like Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Freak Like Me
29
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
10
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Gains in performance
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Diana King Shy Guy Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Shy Guy
33
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
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Corona Baby Baby Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Baby Baby
31
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
4
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32
TLC Red Light Special Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Red Light Special
27
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
15
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33
U2 Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me
40
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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Vanessa Williams Colors Of The Wind Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Colors Of The Wind
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35
Rod Stewart Leave Virginia Alone Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Leave Virginia Alone
34
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Sheryl Crow Strong Enough Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Strong Enough
32
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
24
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37
Pearl Jam Better Man Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Better Man
36
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
24
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38
Soul For Real Candy Rain Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Candy Rain
35
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Stevie B Dream About You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Dream About You
39
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
11
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Madonna Human Nature Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Human Nature
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