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
10
WEEKS AT NO. 1
14
WEEKS ON CHART
One Sweet Day
Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men
Play
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Joan Osborne One Of Us Billboard Mainstream Top 40
One Of Us
4
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
Whitney Houston Exhale (Shoop Shoop) (From "Waiting To Exhale") Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Exhale (Shoop Shoop) (From "Waiting To Exhale")
7
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Deep Blue Something Breakfast At Tiffany's Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Breakfast At Tiffany's
5
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
8
La Bouche Be My Lover Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Be My Lover
10
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
TLC Diggin' On You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Diggin' On You
8
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Alanis Morissette Hand In My Pocket Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hand In My Pocket
9
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
12
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
The Tony Rich Project Nobody Knows Billboard Mainstream Top 40
23
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Madonna You'll See Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You'll See
11
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Seal Don't Cry Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Don't Cry
18
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Collective Soul The World I Know Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The World I Know
21
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Big Mountain Get Together Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Get Together
15
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Sophie B. Hawkins As I Lay Me Down Billboard Mainstream Top 40
As I Lay Me Down
16
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Oasis Wonderwall Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Wonderwall
25
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Mariah Carey Fantasy Billboard Mainstream Top 40
13
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Toad The Wet Sprocket Good Intentions Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Good Intentions
17
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
22
George Michael Jesus To A Child Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Jesus To A Child
26
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
Groove Theory Tell Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
22
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Melissa Etheridge I Want To Come Over Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Want To Come Over
29
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
Janet Jackson Runaway Billboard Mainstream Top 40
24
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Soul Asylum Promises Broken Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Promises Broken
30
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
Ace Of Base Beautiful Life Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Beautiful Life
28
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
29
BoDeans Closer To Free Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Closer To Free
39
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
3T Anything Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Anything
38
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
Gains in performance
32
Def Leppard When Love & Hate Collide Billboard Mainstream Top 40
When Love & Hate Collide
31
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Coolio Featuring L.V. Gangsta's Paradise Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Gangsta's Paradise
Coolio Featuring L.V.
33
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Selena Dreaming Of You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Dreaming Of You
34
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Bush Glycerine Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Glycerine
Gains in performance
36
Monica Before You Walk Out Of My Life Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Before You Walk Out Of My Life
Gains in performance
37
Janet Jackson Twenty Foreplay Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Twenty Foreplay
36
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers Waiting For Tonight Billboard Mainstream Top 40
40
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Planet Soul Set U Free Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Set U Free
Gains in performance
Gains in performance
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