MAINSTREAM TOP 40

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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
15
WEEKS ON CHART
Only Wanna Be With You
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2
Mariah Carey Fantasy Billboard Mainstream Top 40
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Seal Kiss From A Rose Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Kiss From A Rose
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Janet Jackson Runaway Billboard Mainstream Top 40
4
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
TLC Waterfalls Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Waterfalls
5
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Gin Blossoms Til I Hear It From You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Til I Hear It From You
8
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Sophie B. Hawkins As I Lay Me Down Billboard Mainstream Top 40
As I Lay Me Down
7
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
Alanis Morissette You Oughta Know Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Oughta Know
9
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
Del Amitri Roll To Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Roll To Me
10
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
Michael Jackson You Are Not Alone Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Are Not Alone
6
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Blues Traveler Run-Around Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Run-Around
11
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Natalie Merchant Carnival Billboard Mainstream Top 40
12
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Collective Soul December Billboard Mainstream Top 40
13
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Blessid Union Of Souls Let Me Be The One Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Let Me Be The One
14
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Take That Back For Good Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Back For Good
15
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
All-4-One I Can Love You Like That Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Can Love You Like That
16
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Deep Blue Something Breakfast At Tiffany's Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Breakfast At Tiffany's
19
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Dave Matthews Band Ants Marching Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Ants Marching
20
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Selena I Could Fall In Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Could Fall In Love
18
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Fun Factory I Wanna B With U Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Wanna B With U
23
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
The Rembrandts I'll Be There For You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'll Be There For You
21
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Diana King Shy Guy Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Shy Guy
24
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
25
P.M. Dawn Downtown Venus Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Downtown Venus
22
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Coolio Featuring L.V. Gangsta's Paradise Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Gangsta's Paradise
Coolio Featuring L.V.
25
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Toad The Wet Sprocket Good Intentions Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Good Intentions
36
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
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)
28
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Meat Loaf I'd Lie For You (And That's The Truth) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'd Lie For You (And That's The Truth)
40
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Jon B. Featuring Babyface Someone To Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Someone To Love
Jon B. Featuring Babyface
29
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
31
The Rembrandts This House Is Not A Home Billboard Mainstream Top 40
This House Is Not A Home
35
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Paula Abdul Crazy Cool Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Crazy Cool
30
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Jon B Pretty Girl Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Pretty Girl
Gains in performance
34
Alanis Morissette Hand In My Pocket Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hand In My Pocket
Gains in performance
35
Nicki French Total Eclipse Of The Heart Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Total Eclipse Of The Heart
32
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Edwyn Collins A Girl Like You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
A Girl Like You
Gains in performance
37
Soul For Real Every Little Thing I Do Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Every Little Thing I Do
31
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Sheryl Crow Can't Cry Anymore Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Can't Cry Anymore
34
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Edwin McCain Solitude Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Gains in performance
33
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
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