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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WEEKS AT NO. 1
13
WEEKS ON CHART
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Donna Lewis I Love You Always Forever Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Love You Always Forever
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
7
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Gains in performance
3
Jewel Who Will Save Your Soul Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Who Will Save Your Soul
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
Tracy Chapman Give Me One Reason Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Give Me One Reason
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Fugees Featuring Bounty Killer Killing Me Softly Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Killing Me Softly
Fugees Featuring Bounty Killer
5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Eric Clapton Change The World Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Change The World
7
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Los Del Rio Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
Dishwalla Counting Blue Cars Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Counting Blue Cars
11
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
Mariah Carey Forever Billboard Mainstream Top 40
12
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
Jann Arden Insensitive Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Insensitive
9
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Natalie Merchant Jealousy Billboard Mainstream Top 40
10
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Toni Braxton You're Makin' Me High Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You're Makin' Me High
13
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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La Bouche Sweet Dreams Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Sweet Dreams
8
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Primitive Radio Gods Standing Outside A Broken Phone Booth... Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Standing Outside A Broken Phone Booth...
18
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Color Me Badd The Earth, The Sun, The Rain Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Earth, The Sun, The Rain
14
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
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Celine Dion Because You Loved Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Because You Loved Me
15
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
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Maxi Priest Featuring Shaggy That Girl Billboard Mainstream Top 40
That Girl
Maxi Priest Featuring Shaggy
16
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Tha Crossroads Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Tha Crossroads
20
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Hootie & The Blowfish Tucker's Town Billboard Mainstream Top 40
22
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Quad City DJ's C'mon N' Ride It (The Train) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
C'mon N' Ride It (The Train)
23
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Oasis Champagne Supernova Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Champagne Supernova
21
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
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Mariah Carey Always Be My Baby Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Always Be My Baby
19
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
24
No Mercy Where Do You Go Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Where Do You Go
26
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
dog's eye view Everything Falls Apart Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Everything Falls Apart
24
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
27
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
27
The Badlees Angeline Is Coming Home Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Angeline Is Coming Home
29
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
The Cranberries Free To Decide Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Free To Decide
33
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
Blues Traveler But Anyway Billboard Mainstream Top 40
But Anyway
36
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Robert Miles Children Billboard Mainstream Top 40
25
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
31
The Tony Rich Project Like A Woman Billboard Mainstream Top 40
32
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
R. Kelly I Can't Sleep Baby (If I) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Can't Sleep Baby (If I)
34
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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Garbage Stupid Girl Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Stupid Girl
35
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Dave Matthews Band So Much To Say Billboard Mainstream Top 40
So Much To Say
39
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
No Doubt Spiderwebs Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Spiderwebs
40
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
Hootie & The Blowfish Old Man & Me (When I Get To Heaven) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Old Man & Me (When I Get To Heaven)
30
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
Gains in performance
38
Melissa Etheridge Nowhere To Go Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Nowhere To Go
Gains in performance
39
The Nixons Sister Billboard Mainstream Top 40
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LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
Coolio 1,2,3,4 (Sumpin' New) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
1,2,3,4 (Sumpin' New)
38
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
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