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
5
WEEKS AT NO. 1
15
WEEKS ON CHART
Because You Loved Me
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2
Fugees Featuring Bounty Killer Killing Me Softly Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Killing Me Softly
Fugees Featuring Bounty Killer
4
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Tracy Chapman Give Me One Reason Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Give Me One Reason
5
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Mariah Carey Always Be My Baby Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Always Be My Baby
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Hootie & The Blowfish Old Man & Me (When I Get To Heaven) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Old Man & Me (When I Get To Heaven)
6
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
7
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
8
dog's eye view Everything Falls Apart Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Everything Falls Apart
8
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
La Bouche Sweet Dreams Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Sweet Dreams
9
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
Adam Clayton & Larry Mullen Theme From Mission: Impossible Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Theme From Mission: Impossible
Adam Clayton & Larry Mullen
13
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
Color Me Badd The Earth, The Sun, The Rain Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Earth, The Sun, The Rain
11
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Alanis Morissette You Learn Billboard Mainstream Top 40
23
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Gin Blossoms Follow You Down Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Follow You Down
10
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Oasis Champagne Supernova Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Champagne Supernova
18
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Jann Arden Insensitive Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Insensitive
17
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Los Del Rio Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)
21
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
BoDeans Closer To Free Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Closer To Free
12
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
18
George Michael Fastlove Billboard Mainstream Top 40
15
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
16
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Foo Fighters Big Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
14
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Collective Soul The World I Know Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The World I Know
20
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Brandy Sittin' Up In My Room Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Sittin' Up In My Room
22
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
24
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
27
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
Robert Miles Children Billboard Mainstream Top 40
29
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
No Doubt Just A Girl Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Just A Girl
26
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Billie Ray Martin Your Loving Arms Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Your Loving Arms
30
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
Natalie Merchant Jealousy Billboard Mainstream Top 40
32
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
Coolio 1,2,3,4 (Sumpin' New) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
1,2,3,4 (Sumpin' New)
31
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Bryan Adams The Only Thing That Looks Good On Me Is You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Only Thing That Looks Good On Me Is You
33
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Jewel Who Will Save Your Soul Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Who Will Save Your Soul
37
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Voice Of The Beehive Scary Kisses Billboard Mainstream Top 40
34
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
33
The Cranberries Salvation Billboard Mainstream Top 40
35
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Toni Braxton You're Makin' Me High Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You're Makin' Me High
Gains in performance
35
Everclear Santa Monica (Watch The World Die) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Santa Monica (Watch The World Die)
36
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Tha Crossroads Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Tha Crossroads
Gains in performance
37
SWV You're The One Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You're The One
Gains in performance
38
Tevin Campbell Back To The World Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Back To The World
Gains in performance
Gains in performance
40
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
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