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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Fantasy
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Janet Jackson Runaway Billboard Mainstream Top 40
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
11
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Gains in performance
3
Hootie & The Blowfish Only Wanna Be With You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Only Wanna Be With You
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Sophie B. Hawkins As I Lay Me Down Billboard Mainstream Top 40
As I Lay Me Down
5
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
17
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5
Gin Blossoms Til I Hear It From You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Til I Hear It From You
6
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Seal Kiss From A Rose Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Kiss From A Rose
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
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8
Del Amitri Roll To Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Roll To Me
8
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
18
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9
Alanis Morissette You Oughta Know Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Oughta Know
9
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
14
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15
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
11
Take That Back For Good Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Back For Good
12
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
15
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Gains in performance
12
Deep Blue Something Breakfast At Tiffany's Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Breakfast At Tiffany's
17
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
13
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Gains in performance
13
Blues Traveler Run-Around Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Run-Around
11
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Collective Soul December Billboard Mainstream Top 40
13
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
15
TLC Waterfalls Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Waterfalls
10
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
21
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18
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
9
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17
Blessid Union Of Souls Let Me Be The One Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Let Me Be The One
14
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
18
TLC Diggin' On You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Diggin' On You
23
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Coolio Featuring L.V. Gangsta's Paradise Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Gangsta's Paradise
Coolio Featuring L.V.
21
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Ace Of Base Beautiful Life Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Beautiful Life
26
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Dave Matthews Band Ants Marching Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Ants Marching
19
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Alanis Morissette Hand In My Pocket Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hand In My Pocket
28
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
Michael Jackson You Are Not Alone Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Are Not Alone
16
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
24
All-4-One I Can Love You Like That Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Can Love You Like That
20
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
24
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25
Fun Factory I Wanna B With U Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Wanna B With U
22
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
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)
24
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Toad The Wet Sprocket Good Intentions Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Good Intentions
25
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
Madonna You'll See Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You'll See
Gains in performance
29
Jon B Pretty Girl Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Pretty Girl
32
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Melissa Etheridge Your Little Secret Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Your Little Secret
31
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Diana King Shy Guy Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Shy Guy
27
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Edwyn Collins A Girl Like You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
A Girl Like You
34
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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Edwin McCain Solitude Billboard Mainstream Top 40
33
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
The Rembrandts I'll Be There For You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'll Be There For You
29
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
36
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
Real McCoy Automatic Lover (Call For Love) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Automatic Lover (Call For Love)
35
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
Selena I Could Fall In Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Could Fall In Love
30
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Backstreet Boys We've Got It Goin' On Billboard Mainstream Top 40
We've Got It Goin' On
Gains in performance
Gains in performance
40
Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men One Sweet Day Billboard Mainstream Top 40
One Sweet Day
Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men
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