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
6
WEEKS AT NO. 1
12
WEEKS ON CHART
Livin' La Vida Loca
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2
Backstreet Boys I Want It That Way Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Want It That Way
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
TLC No Scrubs Billboard Mainstream Top 40
No Scrubs
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Smash Mouth All Star Billboard Mainstream Top 40
All Star
9
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
Will Smith Featuring Dru Hill & Kool Mo Dee Wild Wild West Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Wild Wild West
Will Smith Featuring Dru Hill & Kool Mo Dee
7
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Britney Spears Sometimes Billboard Mainstream Top 40
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
Shania Twain That Don't Impress Me Much Billboard Mainstream Top 40
That Don't Impress Me Much
5
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Jennifer Lopez If You Had My Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
If You Had My Love
12
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
10
Everlast What It's Like Billboard Mainstream Top 40
What It's Like
8
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Sugar Ray Every Morning Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Every Morning
10
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Madonna Beautiful Stranger Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Beautiful Stranger
17
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Blessid Union Of Souls Hey Leonardo (She Likes Me For Me) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hey Leonardo (She Likes Me For Me)
13
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
98 Degrees The Hardest Thing Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Hardest Thing
11
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Brandy Almost Doesn't Count Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Almost Doesn't Count
16
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Sarah McLachlan I Will Remember You (Live) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Will Remember You (Live)
20
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Jordan Knight Give It To You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Give It To You
15
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Christina Aguilera Genie In A Bottle Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Genie In A Bottle
25
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Lenny Kravitz Fly Away Billboard Mainstream Top 40
18
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Citizen King Better Days (And The Bottom Drops Out) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Better Days (And The Bottom Drops Out)
22
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Fastball Out Of My Head Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Out Of My Head
23
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
Tal Bachman She's So High Billboard Mainstream Top 40
She's So High
24
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Whitney Houston Feat. Faith Evans & Kelly Price Heartbreak Hotel Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Heartbreak Hotel
Whitney Houston Feat. Faith Evans & Kelly Price
19
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Edwin McCain I Could Not Ask For More Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Could Not Ask For More
28
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
K-Ci & JoJo Tell Me It's Real Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Tell Me It's Real
30
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Robbie Williams Millennium Billboard Mainstream Top 40
21
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Monica Angel Of Mine Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Angel Of Mine
29
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Fatboy Slim Praise You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Praise You
26
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
30
TLC Unpretty Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Unpretty
Gains in performance
31
Cher Strong Enough Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Strong Enough
34
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Whitney Houston It's Not Right But It's Okay Billboard Mainstream Top 40
It's Not Right But It's Okay
38
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
Orgy Blue Monday Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Blue Monday
32
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
34
The Offspring Why Don't You Get A Job? Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Why Don't You Get A Job?
33
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Sugar Ray Someday Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Someday
Gains in performance
36
'N Sync I Drive Myself Crazy Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Drive Myself Crazy
31
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Lit My Own Worst Enemy Billboard Mainstream Top 40
My Own Worst Enemy
37
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
Goo Goo Dolls Black Balloon Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Black Balloon
Gains in performance
39
Jay-Z Featuring Amil (Of Major Coinz) & Ja Can I Get A... Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Can I Get A...
Jay-Z Featuring Amil (Of Major Coinz) & Ja
36
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Tyrese Sweet Lady Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Sweet Lady
35
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
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