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This week's most popular pop songs, ranked by mainstream top 40 radio airplay detections as measured by Nielsen Music.

POP SONGS

The week of
3
WEEKS AT NO. 1
18
WEEKS ON CHART
Forever
Songwriter(s)
C.M.Brown, J.Jones, B.Kennedy, R.Allen, A.Merritt
Producer(s)
Polow Da Don
Imprint/Promotion Label
JLG | Jive
Gains in performance

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1
Chris Brown Forever Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Forever
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
1
PREVIOUS WEEK
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.M.Brown, J.Jones, B.Kennedy, R.Allen, A.Merritt
Producer(s):
Polow Da Don
Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | Jive
2
Jesse McCartney Leavin' Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Leavin'
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
2
PREVIOUS WEEK
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Cole, J.Bunton, C.A.Stewart, T.Nash
Producer(s):
C.A.Stewart, JB, C.Cole, T.Nash
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood
3
Kardinal Offishall Featuring Akon Dangerous Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Dangerous
Kardinal Offishall Featuring Akon
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
5
PREVIOUS WEEK
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.D.Harrow, A.D.B.A.Thiam, C.Bahamonde, D.Sales
Producer(s):
Vanguards
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | KonLive/Geffen
4
Ne-Yo Closer Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Closer
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
7
PREVIOUS WEEK
4
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.C.Smith, M.S.Eriksen, T.E.Hermansen, M.Beite, B.R.Stray
Producer(s):
StarGate, Ne-Yo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
5
Rihanna Disturbia Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Disturbia
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
9
PREVIOUS WEEK
7
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Seals, C.M.Brown, A.Merritt, R.Allen
Producer(s):
B.Kennedy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | SRP/Def Jam
6
Kid Rock All Summer Long Billboard Mainstream Top 40
All Summer Long
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
4
PREVIOUS WEEK
5
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.J.Ritchie, M.Shafer, R.Van Zant, G.Rossington, E.King, L.P.Marinell, R.Wachtel, W.Zevon
Producer(s):
Kid Rock, R.Cavallo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Top Dog
7
Jordin Sparks One Step At A Time Billboard Mainstream Top 40
One Step At A Time
10  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
11
PREVIOUS WEEK
10
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Nevil, L.Evans, J.Jeberg, M.H.Hansen
Producer(s):
J.Jeberg, Cutfather, R.Nevil
Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | 19/Jive
8
Metro Station Shake It Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Shake It
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
6
PREVIOUS WEEK
8
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Cyrus, M.Musso, T.B.Healy, A.Improgo
Producer(s):
S*A*M, Sluggo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
9
Secondhand Serenade Fall For You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Fall For You
11  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
13
PREVIOUS WEEK
11
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Vesely
Producer(s):
B.Walker
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Glassnote/ILG
10
Katy Perry I Kissed A Girl Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Kissed A Girl
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
3
PREVIOUS WEEK
6
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Katy Perry, L.Gottwald, Max Martin, C.Dennis
Producer(s):
Dr. Luke
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
11
The Pussycat Dolls When I Grow Up Billboard Mainstream Top 40
When I Grow Up
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
8
PREVIOUS WEEK
9
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Jerkins, T.Thomas, T.Thomas, J.McCarty, P.Samwell-Smith
Producer(s):
R.Jerkins
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope
12
Leona Lewis Better In Time Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Better In Time
16  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
17
PREVIOUS WEEK
16
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.R.Rotem, A.Martin
Producer(s):
J.R.Rotem
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | SYCO/J
13
Estelle Featuring Kanye West American Boy Billboard Mainstream Top 40
American Boy
15  Last
13  Peak
13  Weeks
16
PREVIOUS WEEK
15
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
W.Adams, E.Swaray, K.O.West, J.Lopez, C.Speir, K.Harris
Producer(s):
will.i.am
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Home School
14
Coldplay Viva La Vida Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Viva La Vida
14  Last
14  Peak
10  Weeks
14
PREVIOUS WEEK
14
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
G.R.Berryman, J.M.Buckland, W.Champion, C.A.J.Martin
Producer(s):
B.Eno, M.Dravs, R.Simpson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
15
Rihanna Take A Bow Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Take A Bow
12  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
10
PREVIOUS WEEK
12
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.C.Smith, M.S.Eriksen, T.E.Hermansen
Producer(s):
StarGate, Ne-Yo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | SRP/Def Jam
16
Flo Rida Featuring will.i.am In The Ayer Billboard Mainstream Top 40
In The Ayer
Flo Rida Featuring will.i.am
18  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
22
PREVIOUS WEEK
18
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Dillard, W.Adams, T.Butler
Producer(s):
will.i.am
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Poe Boy
17
Jonas Brothers Burnin' Up Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Burnin' Up
13  Last
12  Peak
10  Weeks
12
PREVIOUS WEEK
13
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
N.J.Jonas, J.Jonas, P.K.Jonas II
Producer(s):
J.Fields
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood
18
Paramore That's What You Get Billboard Mainstream Top 40
That's What You Get
21  Last
18  Peak
10  Weeks
23
PREVIOUS WEEK
21
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
H.Williams, J.Farro, T.York
Producer(s):
D.Bendeth
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RRP | Fueled By Ramen
19
P!nk So What Billboard Mainstream Top 40
So What
26  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
26
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P!nk, Max Martin, Shellback
Producer(s):
Max Martin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | LaFace
20
3 Doors Down It's Not My Time Billboard Mainstream Top 40
It's Not My Time
17  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
18
PREVIOUS WEEK
17
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Arnold, M.Roberts, T.Harrell, C.Henderson
Producer(s):
Johnny K
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
21
Three 6 Mafia Featuring Project Pat, Young D & Superpower Lolli Lolli (Pop That Body) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Lolli Lolli (Pop That Body)
Three 6 Mafia Featuring Project Pat, Young D & Superpower
20  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
21
PREVIOUS WEEK
20
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
P.Beauregard, J.M.Houston, P.Houston, D.Chambers, D.Baker
Producer(s):
D.Baker, DJ Paul, Juicy J
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Hypnotize Minds
22
M.I.A. Paper Planes Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Paper Planes
25  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
31
PREVIOUS WEEK
25
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Arulpragasam, T.W.Pentz, J.Strummer, M.Jones, P.Simonon, T.Headon
Producer(s):
Diplo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | XL
23
Boys Like Girls Thunder Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Thunder
22  Last
22  Peak
13  Weeks
26
PREVIOUS WEEK
22
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Johnson
Producer(s):
M.Squire
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
24
Colby O'Donis Featuring Akon What You Got Billboard Mainstream Top 40
What You Got
Colby O'Donis Featuring Akon
23  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
24
PREVIOUS WEEK
23
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.D.B.A.Thiam, G.H.Tuinfort
Producer(s):
A.Thiam, G.H.Tuinfort
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | KonLive/Geffen
25
WE the Kings Check Yes Juliet (Run Baby Run) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Check Yes Juliet (Run Baby Run)
28  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
28
PREVIOUS WEEK
28
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Clark, S.Hollander, D.Katz
Producer(s):
S*A*M, Sluggo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | S-Curve
26
David Archuleta Crush Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Crush
31  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
40
PREVIOUS WEEK
31
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Cates, D.H.Hodges, E.Kiriakou
Producer(s):
E.Kiriakou
Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | 19/Jive
27
Daughtry What About Now Billboard Mainstream Top 40
What About Now
30  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
35
PREVIOUS WEEK
30
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Hartzler, D.H.Hodges, B. Moody
Producer(s):
H.Benson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | 19/RCA
28
David Cook The Time Of My Life Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Time Of My Life
29  Last
28  Peak
11  Weeks
29
PREVIOUS WEEK
29
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
R.G.Hamm
Producer(s):
S.Lipson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | 19/RCA
29
September Cry For You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Cry For You
33  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
33
PREVIOUS WEEK
33
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Von Der Burg, A.Bhagavan, N.Von Der Burg
Producer(s):
J.Von Der Burg
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Robbins
30
One Block Radius You Got Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Got Me
32  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
34
PREVIOUS WEEK
32
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Marty James, Z.Christian
Producer(s):
M.James
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Property/Mercury
31
Saving Abel Addicted Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Addicted
34  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
39
PREVIOUS WEEK
34
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Null, J.Weeks, S.Mills
Producer(s):
S.Mills
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Skiddco/Virgin
32
Kevin Rudolf Featuring Lil Wayne Let It Rock Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Let It Rock
Kevin Rudolf Featuring Lil Wayne
37  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
37
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.Rudolf, D.Carter, Jr.
Producer(s):
K.Rudolf
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Cash Money
33
Katy Perry Hot N Cold Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hot N Cold
Last
33  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x8
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Katy Perry, L.Gottwald, Max Martin
Producer(s):
Dr. Luke
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
34
Shontelle T-Shirt Billboard Mainstream Top 40
T-Shirt
36  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
36
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
W.Wilkins, A.M.Frampton, S.Kotecha
Producer(s):
W.Wilkins, A.M.Frampton
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal Motown | SRP/SRC
35
Natasha Bedingfield Angel Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Angel
38  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
38
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Jerkins, Rico Love, L.A.Daniels, C.N.Johnson
Producer(s):
R.Jerkins
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Phonogenic
36
Mariah Carey I'll Be Lovin' U Long Time Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'll Be Lovin' U Long Time
27  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
27
PREVIOUS WEEK
27
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Carey, A.Davis, C.N.Johnson, M.Debarge, E.B.Jordan
Producer(s):
DJ Toomp, M.Carey
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
37
Artists Stand Up To Cancer Just Stand Up! Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Just Stand Up!
Last
37  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Babyface, R.Walton
Producer(s):
Babyface, LA Reid, R.Walton
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | SU2C
38
Plies Featuring Ne-Yo Bust It Baby Part 2 Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Bust It Baby Part 2
Plies Featuring Ne-Yo
35  Last
18  Peak
14  Weeks
30
PREVIOUS WEEK
35
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.L.Washington, J.R.Rotem, S.C.Smith, J.Jackson, J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis
Producer(s):
J.R.Rotem
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Big Gates/Slip-N-Slide
39
The-Dream I Luv Your Girl Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Luv Your Girl
Last
39  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
39
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Nash, C.A.Stewart, J.W.Jenkins
Producer(s):
T.Nash, C.A.Stewart
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Radio Killa/Def Jam
40
Gavin Rossdale Love Remains The Same Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Love Remains The Same
Last
40  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Rossdale, M.Frederiksen
Producer(s):
B.Rock
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope
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