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
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Celine Dion Because You Loved Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Because You Loved Me
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
9
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3
Mariah Carey Always Be My Baby Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Always Be My Baby
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
10
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4
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
18
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5
Gin Blossoms Follow You Down Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Follow You Down
5
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5
PEAK POSITION
12
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6
BoDeans Closer To Free Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Closer To Free
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
14
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7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
23
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8
Hootie & The Blowfish Old Man & Me (When I Get To Heaven) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Old Man & Me (When I Get To Heaven)
16
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
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Collective Soul The World I Know Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The World I Know
8
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
20
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10
Tracy Chapman Give Me One Reason Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Give Me One Reason
15
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
6
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10
PEAK POSITION
14
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12
dog's eye view Everything Falls Apart Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Everything Falls Apart
14
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12
PEAK POSITION
8
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La Bouche Be My Lover Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Be My Lover
9
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5
PEAK POSITION
21
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14
Brandy Sittin' Up In My Room Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Sittin' Up In My Room
13
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
12
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12
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7
PEAK POSITION
20
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11
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2
PEAK POSITION
31
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17
Tina Arena Chains Billboard Mainstream Top 40
17
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17
PEAK POSITION
6
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18
Foo Fighters Big Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
19
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
4
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8
PEAK POSITION
21
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20
Jann Arden Insensitive Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Insensitive
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20
PEAK POSITION
7
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Color Me Badd The Earth, The Sun, The Rain Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Earth, The Sun, The Rain
26
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
3
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La Bouche Sweet Dreams Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Sweet Dreams
27
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
3
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Gains in performance
23
Oasis Wonderwall Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Wonderwall
21
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
16
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24
No Doubt Just A Girl Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Just A Girl
24
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
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Joan Osborne One Of Us Billboard Mainstream Top 40
One Of Us
20
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
23
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26
3T Anything Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Anything
23
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
15
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27
Melissa Etheridge I Want To Come Over Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Want To Come Over
25
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
15
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28
Fugees Featuring Bounty Killer Killing Me Softly Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Killing Me Softly
Fugees Featuring Bounty Killer
Gains in performance
29
George Michael Fastlove Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Gains in performance
29
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
26
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31
Ace Of Base Lucky Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Lucky Love
28
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
11
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32
Deborah Cox Who Do U Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Who Do U Love
30
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
9
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33
Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men One Sweet Day Billboard Mainstream Top 40
One Sweet Day
Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men
32
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
26
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34
Coolio 1,2,3,4 (Sumpin' New) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
1,2,3,4 (Sumpin' New)
Gains in performance
35
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
2
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37
Spacehog In The Meantime Billboard Mainstream Top 40
In The Meantime
37
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37
PEAK POSITION
4
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38
Lina Santiago Feels So Good (Show Me Your Love) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Feels So Good (Show Me Your Love)
34
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
5
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39
Seal Don't Cry Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Don't Cry
33
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
20
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Voice Of The Beehive Scary Kisses Billboard Mainstream Top 40
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