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
9
WEEKS AT NO. 1
13
WEEKS ON CHART
One Sweet Day
Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men
Play
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
Joan Osborne One Of Us Billboard Mainstream Top 40
One Of Us
5
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
Deep Blue Something Breakfast At Tiffany's Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Breakfast At Tiffany's
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Whitney Houston Exhale (Shoop Shoop) (From "Waiting To Exhale") Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Exhale (Shoop Shoop) (From "Waiting To Exhale")
7
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
TLC Diggin' On You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Diggin' On You
8
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Alanis Morissette Hand In My Pocket Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hand In My Pocket
9
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
10
La Bouche Be My Lover Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Be My Lover
13
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
Madonna You'll See Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You'll See
10
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
19
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Mariah Carey Fantasy Billboard Mainstream Top 40
11
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
20
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Big Mountain Get Together Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Get Together
12
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Sophie B. Hawkins As I Lay Me Down Billboard Mainstream Top 40
As I Lay Me Down
14
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Toad The Wet Sprocket Good Intentions Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Good Intentions
16
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Seal Don't Cry Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Don't Cry
21
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Gin Blossoms Til I Hear It From You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Til I Hear It From You
15
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Natalie Merchant Carnival Billboard Mainstream Top 40
18
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Collective Soul The World I Know Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The World I Know
25
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Groove Theory Tell Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
23
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
The Tony Rich Project Nobody Knows Billboard Mainstream Top 40
27
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Janet Jackson Runaway Billboard Mainstream Top 40
17
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Oasis Wonderwall Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Wonderwall
32
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
George Michael Jesus To A Child Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Jesus To A Child
31
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Blessid Union Of Souls Let Me Be The One Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Let Me Be The One
22
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Ace Of Base Beautiful Life Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Beautiful Life
24
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Melissa Etheridge I Want To Come Over Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Want To Come Over
36
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Soul Asylum Promises Broken Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Promises Broken
34
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Def Leppard When Love & Hate Collide Billboard Mainstream Top 40
When Love & Hate Collide
30
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Alanis Morissette You Oughta Know Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Oughta Know
29
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Coolio Featuring L.V. Gangsta's Paradise Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Gangsta's Paradise
Coolio Featuring L.V.
28
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Selena Dreaming Of You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Dreaming Of You
33
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
Gains in performance
36
Janet Jackson Twenty Foreplay Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Twenty Foreplay
38
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
Edwin McCain Solitude Billboard Mainstream Top 40
35
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
38
3T Anything Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Anything
39
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
39
BoDeans Closer To Free Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Closer To Free
Gains in performance
40
Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers Waiting For Tonight Billboard Mainstream Top 40
40
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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