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
5
WEEKS AT NO. 1
9
WEEKS ON CHART
One Sweet Day
Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men
Play
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
3
Deep Blue Something Breakfast At Tiffany's Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Breakfast At Tiffany's
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
Alanis Morissette Hand In My Pocket Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hand In My Pocket
4
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
6
TLC Diggin' On You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Diggin' On You
5
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Madonna You'll See Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You'll See
8
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Whitney Houston Exhale (Shoop Shoop) (From "Waiting To Exhale") Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Exhale (Shoop Shoop) (From "Waiting To Exhale")
9
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Mariah Carey Fantasy Billboard Mainstream Top 40
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
12
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
Joan Osborne One Of Us Billboard Mainstream Top 40
One Of Us
14
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Sophie B. Hawkins As I Lay Me Down Billboard Mainstream Top 40
As I Lay Me Down
10
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Janet Jackson Runaway Billboard Mainstream Top 40
11
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Gin Blossoms Til I Hear It From You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Til I Hear It From You
13
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Big Mountain Get Together Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Get Together
18
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Toad The Wet Sprocket Good Intentions Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Good Intentions
17
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Natalie Merchant Carnival Billboard Mainstream Top 40
15
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Hootie & The Blowfish Only Wanna Be With You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Only Wanna Be With You
19
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Ace Of Base Beautiful Life Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Beautiful Life
16
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Del Amitri Roll To Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Roll To Me
22
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Blessid Union Of Souls Let Me Be The One Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Let Me Be The One
21
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Adam Sandler The Chanukah Song Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Chanukah Song
Gains in performance
23
Take That Back For Good Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Back For Good
20
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
24
La Bouche Be My Lover Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Be My Lover
27
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
Groove Theory Tell Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
23
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Fun Factory I Wanna B With U Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Wanna B With U
26
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
32
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
Coolio Featuring L.V. Gangsta's Paradise Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Gangsta's Paradise
Coolio Featuring L.V.
25
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
30
Alanis Morissette You Oughta Know Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Oughta Know
24
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Seal Don't Cry Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Don't Cry
31
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Collective Soul The World I Know Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The World I Know
35
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
Mariah Carey All I Want For Christmas Is You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
All I Want For Christmas Is You
-
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Def Leppard When Love & Hate Collide Billboard Mainstream Top 40
When Love & Hate Collide
30
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
28
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Selena Dreaming Of You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Dreaming Of You
33
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Edwin McCain Solitude Billboard Mainstream Top 40
34
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
38
The Beatles Free As A Bird Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Free As A Bird
36
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Dave Matthews Band Ants Marching Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Ants Marching
-
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
The Tony Rich Project Nobody Knows Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Gains in performance
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