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
6
WEEKS AT NO. 1
12
WEEKS ON CHART
Kiss From A Rose
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2
Hootie & The Blowfish Only Wanna Be With You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Only Wanna Be With You
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
TLC Waterfalls Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Waterfalls
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Blues Traveler Run-Around Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Run-Around
4
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
5
All-4-One I Can Love You Like That Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Can Love You Like That
5
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Michael Jackson You Are Not Alone Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Are Not Alone
9
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Del Amitri Roll To Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Roll To Me
8
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
Janet Jackson Runaway Billboard Mainstream Top 40
14
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
The Rembrandts I'll Be There For You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'll Be There For You
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Gin Blossoms Til I Hear It From You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Til I Hear It From You
10
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Alanis Morissette You Oughta Know Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Oughta Know
13
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Sophie B. Hawkins As I Lay Me Down Billboard Mainstream Top 40
As I Lay Me Down
12
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Mariah Carey Fantasy Billboard Mainstream Top 40
35
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Boyz II Men Water Runs Dry Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Water Runs Dry
11
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Diana King Shy Guy Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Shy Guy
16
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Selena I Could Fall In Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Could Fall In Love
17
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Blessid Union Of Souls Let Me Be The One Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Let Me Be The One
18
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Take That Back For Good Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Back For Good
19
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Sheryl Crow Can't Cry Anymore Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Can't Cry Anymore
15
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Natalie Merchant Carnival Billboard Mainstream Top 40
21
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Jon B. Featuring Babyface Someone To Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Someone To Love
Jon B. Featuring Babyface
22
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Monica Don't Take It Personal (Just One Of Dem Days) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Don't Take It Personal (Just One Of Dem Days)
26
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Fun Factory I Wanna B With U Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Wanna B With U
23
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Soul For Real Every Little Thing I Do Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Every Little Thing I Do
28
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Real McCoy Come And Get Your Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Come And Get Your Love
20
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
24
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Nicki French Total Eclipse Of The Heart Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Total Eclipse Of The Heart
25
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Dave Matthews Band Ants Marching Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Ants Marching
32
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Montell Jordan This Is How We Do It Billboard Mainstream Top 40
This Is How We Do It
29
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Paula Abdul Crazy Cool Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Crazy Cool
34
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
33
P.M. Dawn Downtown Venus Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Downtown Venus
Gains in performance
34
Deep Blue Something Breakfast At Tiffany's Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Breakfast At Tiffany's
33
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Vanessa Williams Colors Of The Wind Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Colors Of The Wind
31
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Michael Bolton Can I Touch You...There? Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Can I Touch You...There?
40
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
Dave Matthews Band What Would You Say Billboard Mainstream Top 40
What Would You Say
38
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
Gains in performance
39
Bryan Adams Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman? Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman?
36
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Soul Asylum Misery Billboard Mainstream Top 40
37
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
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