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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Celine Dion Because You Loved Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Because You Loved Me
5
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
3
Mariah Carey Always Be My Baby Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Always Be My Baby
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
15
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3
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1
PEAK POSITION
20
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6
Gin Blossoms Follow You Down Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Follow You Down
8
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
7
BoDeans Closer To Free Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Closer To Free
11
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
La Bouche Be My Lover Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Be My Lover
6
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5
PEAK POSITION
18
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9
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
17
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7
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2
PEAK POSITION
28
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11
Collective Soul The World I Know Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The World I Know
10
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
17
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12
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
11
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13
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
18
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14
Oasis Wonderwall Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Wonderwall
15
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
13
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15
Brandy Sittin' Up In My Room Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Sittin' Up In My Room
16
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
9
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16
Joan Osborne One Of Us Billboard Mainstream Top 40
One Of Us
14
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
20
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17
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
23
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18
3T Anything Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Anything
19
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
12
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19
Ace Of Base Lucky Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Lucky Love
20
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
8
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20
dog's eye view Everything Falls Apart Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Everything Falls Apart
23
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
21
Melissa Etheridge I Want To Come Over Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Want To Come Over
18
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
12
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22
Tina Arena Chains Billboard Mainstream Top 40
25
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
23
Tracy Chapman Give Me One Reason Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Give Me One Reason
30
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
24
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
7
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25
Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men One Sweet Day Billboard Mainstream Top 40
One Sweet Day
Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men
21
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
23
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26
Sophie B. Hawkins Only Love (The Ballad Of Sleeping Beauty) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Only Love (The Ballad Of Sleeping Beauty)
22
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
8
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27
Jann Arden Insensitive Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Insensitive
27
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
Seal Don't Cry Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Don't Cry
26
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
17
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29
Deborah Cox Who Do U Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Who Do U Love
28
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Bush Glycerine Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Glycerine
29
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
10
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31
No Doubt Just A Girl Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Just A Girl
34
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
4
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Gains in performance
32
Foo Fighters Big Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Gains in performance
33
Lina Santiago Feels So Good (Show Me Your Love) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Feels So Good (Show Me Your Love)
37
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Groove Theory Tell Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
31
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
35
2Pac Featuring Dr. Dre And Roger Troutman California Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
California Love
2Pac Featuring Dr. Dre And Roger Troutman
36
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
36
Mary J. Blige Not Gon' Cry Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Not Gon' Cry
38
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
Whitney Houston Exhale (Shoop Shoop) (From "Waiting To Exhale") Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Exhale (Shoop Shoop) (From "Waiting To Exhale")
33
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Spacehog In The Meantime Billboard Mainstream Top 40
In The Meantime
Gains in performance
32
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
10
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40
Alanis Morissette Hand In My Pocket Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hand In My Pocket
35
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
26
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MAINSTREAM TOP 40

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