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
14
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
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
TLC Waterfalls Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Waterfalls
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Michael Jackson You Are Not Alone Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Are Not Alone
5
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
Janet Jackson Runaway Billboard Mainstream Top 40
7
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
Mariah Carey Fantasy Billboard Mainstream Top 40
10
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Blues Traveler Run-Around Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Run-Around
4
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
8
All-4-One I Can Love You Like That Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Can Love You Like That
6
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Alanis Morissette You Oughta Know Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Oughta Know
11
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
Gin Blossoms Til I Hear It From You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Til I Hear It From You
12
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
Del Amitri Roll To Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Roll To Me
9
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Collective Soul December Billboard Mainstream Top 40
8
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Sophie B. Hawkins As I Lay Me Down Billboard Mainstream Top 40
As I Lay Me Down
13
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Natalie Merchant Carnival Billboard Mainstream Top 40
17
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
The Rembrandts I'll Be There For You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'll Be There For You
14
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Blessid Union Of Souls Let Me Be The One Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Let Me Be The One
16
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Selena I Could Fall In Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Could Fall In Love
15
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Take That Back For Good Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Back For Good
20
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Diana King Shy Guy Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Shy Guy
18
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Boyz II Men Water Runs Dry Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Water Runs Dry
19
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Fun Factory I Wanna B With U Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Wanna B With U
22
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
P.M. Dawn Downtown Venus Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Downtown Venus
26
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Dave Matthews Band Ants Marching Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Ants Marching
29
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
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)
23
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Paula Abdul Crazy Cool Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Crazy Cool
27
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Jon B. Featuring Babyface Someone To Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Someone To Love
Jon B. Featuring Babyface
24
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Deep Blue Something Breakfast At Tiffany's Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Breakfast At Tiffany's
32
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
Soul For Real Every Little Thing I Do Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Every Little Thing I Do
25
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
30
Sheryl Crow Can't Cry Anymore Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Can't Cry Anymore
21
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Real McCoy Come And Get Your Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Come And Get Your Love
31
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
28
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Nicki French Total Eclipse Of The Heart Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Total Eclipse Of The Heart
30
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
35
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Coolio Featuring L.V. Gangsta's Paradise Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Gangsta's Paradise
Coolio Featuring L.V.
38
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
Michael Bolton Can I Touch You...There? Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Can I Touch You...There?
36
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
Montell Jordan This Is How We Do It Billboard Mainstream Top 40
This Is How We Do It
34
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Vanessa Williams Colors Of The Wind Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Colors Of The Wind
37
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Bon Jovi Something For The Pain Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Something For The Pain
Gains in performance
40
Scatman John Scatman (Ski-Ba-Bop-Ba-Dop-Bop) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Scatman (Ski-Ba-Bop-Ba-Dop-Bop)
40
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
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