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
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Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men One Sweet Day Billboard Mainstream Top 40
One Sweet Day
Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men
1
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1
PEAK POSITION
16
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3
Joan Osborne One Of Us Billboard Mainstream Top 40
One Of Us
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
13
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Gains in performance
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
21
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5
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
16
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6
Deep Blue Something Breakfast At Tiffany's Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Breakfast At Tiffany's
6
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3
PEAK POSITION
28
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7
La Bouche Be My Lover Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Be My Lover
8
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
11
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Gains in performance
9
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
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
15
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11
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
11
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Gains in performance
10
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
10
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Gains in performance
12
Oasis Wonderwall Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Wonderwall
15
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
13
Collective Soul The World I Know Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The World I Know
16
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
10
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Gains in performance
14
Seal Don't Cry Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Don't Cry
14
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
10
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Gains in performance
15
TLC Diggin' On You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Diggin' On You
12
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
18
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16
Melissa Etheridge I Want To Come Over Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Want To Come Over
17
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
17
Alanis Morissette Hand In My Pocket Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hand In My Pocket
13
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4
PEAK POSITION
19
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25
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
19
Sophie B. Hawkins As I Lay Me Down Billboard Mainstream Top 40
As I Lay Me Down
19
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
32
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20
Gin Blossoms Follow You Down Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Follow You Down
26
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
2
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Gains in performance
21
Groove Theory Tell Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
21
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
14
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22
Madonna You'll See Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You'll See
18
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
16
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23
Mariah Carey Fantasy Billboard Mainstream Top 40
22
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
25
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24
George Michael Jesus To A Child Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Jesus To A Child
20
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
5
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28
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25
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
34
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
2
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Gains in performance
27
3T Anything Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Anything
30
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
BoDeans Closer To Free Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Closer To Free
29
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
29
Toad The Wet Sprocket Good Intentions Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Good Intentions
23
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
20
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30
Monica Before You Walk Out Of My Life Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Before You Walk Out Of My Life
32
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
31
Soul Asylum Promises Broken Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Promises Broken
31
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Bush Glycerine Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Glycerine
33
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
Janet Jackson Runaway Billboard Mainstream Top 40
27
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Sophie B. Hawkins Only Love (The Ballad Of Sleeping Beauty) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Only Love (The Ballad Of Sleeping Beauty)
Gains in performance
35
Brandy Sittin' Up In My Room Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Sittin' Up In My Room
38
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
2
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Gains in performance
36
Big Mountain Get Together Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Get Together
24
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
12
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37
PEAK POSITION
2
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Gains in performance
38
Ace Of Base Lucky Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Lucky Love
Gains in performance
39
Planet Soul Set U Free Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Set U Free
35
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Edwin McCain Solitude Billboard Mainstream Top 40
40
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
18
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