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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WEEKS AT NO. 1
15
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2
Jewel You Were Meant For Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Were Meant For Me
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
18
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Gains in performance
3
No Doubt Don't Speak Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Don't Speak
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
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4
Spice Girls Wannabe Billboard Mainstream Top 40
4
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
11
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5
En Vogue Don't Let Go (Love) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Don't Let Go (Love)
5
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Toni Braxton Un-Break My Heart Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Un-Break My Heart
6
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Sheryl Crow Everyday Is A Winding Road Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Everyday Is A Winding Road
9
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
Counting Crows A Long December Billboard Mainstream Top 40
A Long December
7
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Savage Garden I Want You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Want You
12
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
10
Celine Dion All By Myself Billboard Mainstream Top 40
All By Myself
13
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
Gina G Ooh Aah... Just A Little Bit Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Ooh Aah... Just A Little Bit
10
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Duncan Sheik Barely Breathing Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Barely Breathing
14
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
R. Kelly I Believe I Can Fly Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Believe I Can Fly
11
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Keith Sweat Featuring Athena Cage Nobody Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Nobody
Keith Sweat Featuring Athena Cage
15
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
The Wallflowers One Headlight Billboard Mainstream Top 40
One Headlight
16
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Madonna Don't Cry For Me Argentina Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Don't Cry For Me Argentina
8
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Babyface Every Time I Close My Eyes Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Every Time I Close My Eyes
18
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Paula Cole Where Have All The Cowboys Gone? Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Where Have All The Cowboys Gone?
21
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
BLACKstreet (Featuring Dr. Dre) No Diggity Billboard Mainstream Top 40
No Diggity
BLACKstreet (Featuring Dr. Dre)
17
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
20
No Mercy Please Don't Go Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Please Don't Go
19
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Leah Andreone It's Alright, It's Ok Billboard Mainstream Top 40
It's Alright, It's Ok
24
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Bruce Springsteen Secret Garden Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Secret Garden
30
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
Crystal Waters Say... If You Feel Alright Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Say... If You Feel Alright
27
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Monica For You I Will (From "Space Jam") Billboard Mainstream Top 40
For You I Will (From "Space Jam")
33
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Whitney Houston Step By Step (From "The Preacher's Wife") Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Step By Step (From "The Preacher's Wife")
31
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
Real McCoy One More Time Billboard Mainstream Top 40
One More Time
Gains in performance
29
Ginuwine Pony Billboard Mainstream Top 40
28
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
30
Luscious Jackson Naked Eye Billboard Mainstream Top 40
37
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Aerosmith Falling In Love (Is Hard On The Knees) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Falling In Love (Is Hard On The Knees)
38
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Prince The Holy River Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Holy River
23
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
33
John Mellencamp Just Another Day Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Just Another Day
35
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
34
311 All Mixed Up Billboard Mainstream Top 40
All Mixed Up
36
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
35
New Edition I'm Still In Love With You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'm Still In Love With You
29
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Wild Orchid Talk To Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Talk To Me
Gains in performance
37
Red Hot Chili Peppers Love Rollercoaster Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Love Rollercoaster
34
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Jon Secada Too Late, Too Soon Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Too Late, Too Soon
Gains in performance
39
The Cranberries When You're Gone Billboard Mainstream Top 40
When You're Gone
32
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
40
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
26
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