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This week's most popular pop songs, ranked by mainstream top 40 radio airplay detections as measured by Nielsen Music.

POP SONGS

The week of
2
LAST WEEK
11
WEEKS ON CHART
Because You Loved Me
Songwriter(s)
D.E.Warren
Producer(s)
D.Foster
Imprint/Promotion Label
550 Music
Gains in performance

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1
Celine Dion Because You Loved Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Because You Loved Me
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.E.Warren
Producer(s):
D.Foster
Imprint/Promotion Label:
550 Music
2
Alanis Morissette Ironic Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Ironic
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Morissette, G.Ballard
Producer(s):
G.Ballard
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Maverick
3
Mariah Carey Always Be My Baby Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Always Be My Baby
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Carey, J.Dupri, M.L.Seal, Jr., J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis
Producer(s):
M.Carey, J.Dupri
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
4
The Tony Rich Project Nobody Knows Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Nobody Knows
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Rich, D.DuBose
Producer(s):
T.Rich
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | LaFace
5
Tracy Chapman Give Me One Reason Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Give Me One Reason
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.L.Chapman
Producer(s):
D.Gehman, T.Chapman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
6
Gin Blossoms Follow You Down Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Follow You Down
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Valenzuela, R.Wilson, M.Crenshaw, S.Johnson, B.Leen, P.Rhodes
Producer(s):
J.Hampton, Gin Blossoms
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
7
Hootie & The Blowfish Old Man & Me (When I Get To Heaven) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Old Man & Me (When I Get To Heaven)
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Bryan, D.Felber, D.Rucker, J.Sonefeld
Producer(s):
D.Gehman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
8
BoDeans Closer To Free Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Closer To Free
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Llanas, Neumann
Producer(s):
Bodeans
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Slash
9
dog's eye view Everything Falls Apart Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Everything Falls Apart
11  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.Stuart
Producer(s):
J.Barton, P.Stuart
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
10
Everything But The Girl Missing Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Missing
Last
Peak
25  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Thorn, B.Watt
Producer(s):
B.Watt, T.Thorn, J.Coxon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
11
Fugees Featuring Bounty Killer Killing Me Softly Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Killing Me Softly
Fugees Featuring Bounty Killer
24  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Ruffhouse
12
The Smashing Pumpkins 1979 Billboard Mainstream Top 40
1979
12  Last
10  Peak
16  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
W.P.Corgan
Producer(s):
Flood, A.Moulder, B.Corgan
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
13
Collective Soul The World I Know Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The World I Know
10  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.Roland, R.B.Childress
Producer(s):
E.Roland, M.Serletic
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
14
Foo Fighters Big Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Big Me
17  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Roswell
15
Brandy Sittin' Up In My Room Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Sittin' Up In My Room
13  Last
13  Peak
14  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Babyface
Producer(s):
Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
16
La Bouche Be My Lover Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Be My Lover
15  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
G.A.Saraf, A.Brenner, M.Thornton, L.McCray
Producer(s):
A.Brenner, G.A.Saraf
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
17
La Bouche Sweet Dreams Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Sweet Dreams
18  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.A.Saraf, M.Sonmez, M.Thornton, R.Haynes
Producer(s):
Click Production
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
18
Natalie Merchant Wonder Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Wonder
14  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
N.Merchant
Producer(s):
N.Merchant
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
19
Color Me Badd The Earth, The Sun, The Rain Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Earth, The Sun, The Rain
20  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.Wolff, S.Piersa
Producer(s):
N.M.Walden
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Giant
20
Goo Goo Dolls Name Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Name
16  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Rzeznik
Producer(s):
L.Giordano
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Metal Blade
21
George Michael Fastlove Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Fastlove
22  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
G.Michael
Producer(s):
G.Michael, J.Douglas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | DreamWorks
22
Blues Traveler Hook Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hook
21  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Popper
Producer(s):
S.Thompson, M.Barbiero
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
23
Jann Arden Insensitive Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Insensitive
23  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Loree
Producer(s):
E.Cherney
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
24
Tina Arena Chains Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Chains
19  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Arena, S.Wertel, P.Reswick
Producer(s):
D.Tyson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
25
No Doubt Just A Girl Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Just A Girl
25  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.Stefani, T.Dumont
Producer(s):
M.Wilder
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Trauma
26
Oasis Wonderwall Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Wonderwall
26  Last
10  Peak
18  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
N.T.Gallagher
Producer(s):
O.Morris, N.Gallagher
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
27
3T Anything Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Anything
28  Last
18  Peak
17  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Jackson, T.Jackson, T.J.Jackson
Producer(s):
3T
Imprint/Promotion Label:
550 Music | MJJ
28
Adam Clayton & Larry Mullen Theme From Mission: Impossible Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Theme From Mission: Impossible
Adam Clayton & Larry Mullen
Last
28  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
L.Schifrin
Producer(s):
L.Mullen
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mother
29
Los Del Rio Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)
36  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Romero Monge, R.Ruiz
Producer(s):
C.De Yarza, M.Triay
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
30
Coolio 1,2,3,4 (Sumpin' New) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
1,2,3,4 (Sumpin' New)
30  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Ivey,Jr., A.Sear
Producer(s):
J.Carter, Poison Ivey
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy
31
Joan Osborne One Of Us Billboard Mainstream Top 40
One Of Us
27  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
E.Bazilian
Producer(s):
R.Chertoff
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Blue Gorilla/Mercury
32
Voice Of The Beehive Scary Kisses Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Scary Kisses
35  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Bryn, P.Vettese
Producer(s):
P.Vettese
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Discovery
33
Red Hot Chili Peppers Aeroplane Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Aeroplane
34  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
34
Whitney Houston & CeCe Winans Count On Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Count On Me
32  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Babyface, W.Houston, M.Houston
Producer(s):
Babyface
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
35
Melissa Etheridge I Want To Come Over Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Want To Come Over
29  Last
15  Peak
17  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Etheridge
Producer(s):
H.Padgham, M.Etheridge
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
36
Oasis Champagne Supernova Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Champagne Supernova
Last
36  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
37
Jars Of Clay Flood Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Flood
39  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Haseltine, C.Lowell, S.Mason, M.Odmark
Producer(s):
A.Belew
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | Essential/Silvertone
38
Ace Of Base Lucky Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Lucky Love
31  Last
19  Peak
13  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Joker, B.Steinberg
Producer(s):
D.Pop, Max Martin, Joker
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
39
Deborah Cox Who Do U Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Who Do U Love
33  Last
28  Peak
11  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.L.Campbell II, V.G.Benford
Producer(s):
L.Campbell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
40
The Cranberries Salvation Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Salvation
38  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
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