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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LAST WEEK
9
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I Love You Always Forever
Gains in performance
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1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
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3
Jewel Who Will Save Your Soul Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Who Will Save Your Soul
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
14
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4
Eric Clapton Change The World Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Change The World
6
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
11
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Gains in performance
5
Los Del Rio Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)
5
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Toni Braxton You're Makin' Me High Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You're Makin' Me High
8
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Tracy Chapman Give Me One Reason Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Give Me One Reason
4
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Dishwalla Counting Blue Cars Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Counting Blue Cars
7
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
9
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9
Jann Arden Insensitive Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Insensitive
10
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Mariah Carey Forever Billboard Mainstream Top 40
12
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Primitive Radio Gods Standing Outside A Broken Phone Booth... Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Standing Outside A Broken Phone Booth...
13
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Fugees Featuring Bounty Killer Killing Me Softly Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Killing Me Softly
Fugees Featuring Bounty Killer
9
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
13
La Bouche Sweet Dreams Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Sweet Dreams
14
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Natalie Merchant Jealousy Billboard Mainstream Top 40
11
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
15
No Mercy Where Do You Go Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Where Do You Go
19
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Quad City DJ's C'mon N' Ride It (The Train) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
C'mon N' Ride It (The Train)
17
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Hootie & The Blowfish Tucker's Town Billboard Mainstream Top 40
15
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Color Me Badd The Earth, The Sun, The Rain Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Earth, The Sun, The Rain
18
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Maxi Priest Featuring Shaggy That Girl Billboard Mainstream Top 40
That Girl
Maxi Priest Featuring Shaggy
16
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Tha Crossroads Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Tha Crossroads
20
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Celine Dion Because You Loved Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Because You Loved Me
21
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
26
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22
R. Kelly I Can't Sleep Baby (If I) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Can't Sleep Baby (If I)
29
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
The Cranberries Free To Decide Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Free To Decide
25
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Blues Traveler But Anyway Billboard Mainstream Top 40
But Anyway
26
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
No Doubt Spiderwebs Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Spiderwebs
30
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Oasis Champagne Supernova Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Champagne Supernova
22
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Celine Dion It's All Coming Back To Me Now Billboard Mainstream Top 40
It's All Coming Back To Me Now
38
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
The Tony Rich Project Like A Woman Billboard Mainstream Top 40
31
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
Garbage Stupid Girl Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Stupid Girl
32
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
The Badlees Angeline Is Coming Home Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Angeline Is Coming Home
28
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Melissa Etheridge Nowhere To Go Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Nowhere To Go
34
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
John Mellencamp Key West Intermezzo (I Saw You First) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Key West Intermezzo (I Saw You First)
37
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
34
dog's eye view Everything Falls Apart Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Everything Falls Apart
24
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Dave Matthews Band So Much To Say Billboard Mainstream Top 40
So Much To Say
33
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
Keith Sweat Twisted Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Gains in performance
38
Robert Miles Children Billboard Mainstream Top 40
36
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
39
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
Oasis Don't Look Back In Anger Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Don't Look Back In Anger
Gains in performance
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