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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No Doubt Don't Speak Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Don't Speak
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LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
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3
Jewel You Were Meant For Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Were Meant For Me
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
16
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Gains in performance
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Spice Girls Wannabe Billboard Mainstream Top 40
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LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
9
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Gains in performance
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Toni Braxton Un-Break My Heart Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Un-Break My Heart
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LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
18
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6
En Vogue Don't Let Go (Love) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Don't Let Go (Love)
5
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
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Madonna Don't Cry For Me Argentina Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Don't Cry For Me Argentina
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LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
9
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8
Gina G Ooh Aah... Just A Little Bit Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Ooh Aah... Just A Little Bit
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LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
14
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9
Counting Crows A Long December Billboard Mainstream Top 40
A Long December
9
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
13
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Gains in performance
10
Sheryl Crow Everyday Is A Winding Road Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Everyday Is A Winding Road
11
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
6
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Gains in performance
11
R. Kelly I Believe I Can Fly Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Believe I Can Fly
10
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
15
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Keith Sweat Featuring Athena Cage Nobody Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Nobody
Keith Sweat Featuring Athena Cage
12
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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Celine Dion All By Myself Billboard Mainstream Top 40
All By Myself
14
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Savage Garden I Want You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Want You
22
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Duncan Sheik Barely Breathing Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Barely Breathing
17
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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BLACKstreet (Featuring Dr. Dre) No Diggity Billboard Mainstream Top 40
No Diggity
BLACKstreet (Featuring Dr. Dre)
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LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
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Babyface Every Time I Close My Eyes Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Every Time I Close My Eyes
20
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
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The Wallflowers One Headlight Billboard Mainstream Top 40
One Headlight
25
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Prince The Holy River Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Holy River
21
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Sheryl Crow If It Makes You Happy Billboard Mainstream Top 40
If It Makes You Happy
18
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
25
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22
Amber This Is Your Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
This Is Your Night
16
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
26
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No Mercy Please Don't Go Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Please Don't Go
24
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
29
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Paula Cole Where Have All The Cowboys Gone? Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Where Have All The Cowboys Gone?
38
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Leah Andreone It's Alright, It's Ok Billboard Mainstream Top 40
It's Alright, It's Ok
31
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
The Cranberries When You're Gone Billboard Mainstream Top 40
When You're Gone
27
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
29
New Edition I'm Still In Love With You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'm Still In Love With You
26
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
30
Crystal Waters Say... If You Feel Alright Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Say... If You Feel Alright
32
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Ginuwine Pony Billboard Mainstream Top 40
28
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
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Red Hot Chili Peppers Love Rollercoaster Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Love Rollercoaster
30
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
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John Mellencamp Just Another Day Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Just Another Day
33
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Better Than Ezra Desperately Wanting Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Desperately Wanting
34
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
35
311 All Mixed Up Billboard Mainstream Top 40
All Mixed Up
36
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
Whitney Houston Step By Step (From "The Preacher's Wife") Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Step By Step (From "The Preacher's Wife")
Gains in performance
37
Luscious Jackson Naked Eye Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Gains in performance
37
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
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Monica For You I Will (From "Space Jam") Billboard Mainstream Top 40
For You I Will (From "Space Jam")
Gains in performance
40
Journey When You Love A Woman Billboard Mainstream Top 40
When You Love A Woman
35
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
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