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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
LAST WEEK
11
WEEKS ON CHART
Circus
Songwriter(s)
L.Gottwald, C.Kelly, B.J.Levin
Producer(s)
Dr. Luke, benny blanco
Imprint/Promotion Label
Jive | JLG
Gains in performance

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1
Britney Spears Circus Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Circus
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Gottwald, C.Kelly, B.J.Levin
Producer(s):
Dr. Luke, benny blanco
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | JLG
2
The All-American Rejects Gives You Hell Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Gives You Hell
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Ritter, N.Wheeler, M.Kennerty, C.Gaylor
Producer(s):
E.Valentine
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Doghouse/DGC | Interscope
3
Taylor Swift Love Story Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Love Story
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
1
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3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x8
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Swift
Producer(s):
N.Chapman, T.Swift
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Big Machine | Republic
4
Lady Gaga Featuring Colby O'Donis Just Dance Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Just Dance
Lady Gaga Featuring Colby O'Donis
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x8
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.G.Germanotta, N.Khayat, A.D.B.A.Thiam
Producer(s):
RedOne
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Streamline/KonLive/Cherrytree | Interscope
5
P!nk Sober Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Sober
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
6
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6
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P!nk, F.N.Hills, K.DioGuardi, M.Araica
Producer(s):
Danja
Imprint/Promotion Label:
LaFace | JLG
6
Kanye West Heartless Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Heartless
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x5
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.O.West, E.D.Wilson, S.R.S.Mescudi, M.Y.Jones, B.Hudson-McIldowie
Producer(s):
K.West, No I.D.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam | IDJMG
7
Kelly Clarkson My Life Would Suck Without You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
My Life Would Suck Without You
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Gottwald, C.Kelly, Max Martin
Producer(s):
Dr. Luke, Max Martin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
19/RCA | RMG
8
Beyonce Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.G.Knowles Carter, C.A.Stewart, T.Nash, T.Harrell
Producer(s):
C.A.Stewart, T.Nash
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Music World | Columbia
9
The Fray You Found Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Found Me
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
9
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11
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
The Fray, J.King, I.Slade
Producer(s):
A.Johnson, M.Flynn
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
10
Flo Rida Right Round Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Right Round
14  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

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Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Dillard, L.Gottwald, A.Grigg, J.Franks, P.M.Lawrence II, Bruno Mars, A.Bay-Schuck, P.Burns, S.Coy, M.Percy, T.Lever
Producer(s):
Dr. Luke, KoOol Kojak
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Poe Boy | Atlantic
11
T.I. Featuring Justin Timberlake Dead And Gone Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Dead And Gone
T.I. Featuring Justin Timberlake
13  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
13
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18
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.J.Harris, Jr., J.Timberlake, R.Tadross
Producer(s):
J.Timberlake, R.Knox
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Grand Hustle | Atlantic
12
The Pussycat Dolls I Hate This Part Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Hate This Part
11  Last
11  Peak
14  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
W.A.Hector, Lucas, J.Jeberg, M.H.Hansen
Producer(s):
J.Jeberg, Cutfather, R.Fair
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope
13
The Veronicas Untouched Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Untouched
12  Last
12  Peak
14  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Gad, J.Origliasso, L.Origliasso
Producer(s):
T.Gad
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EngineRoom/Sire | Warner Bros.
14
Ne-Yo Mad Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Mad
17  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.C.Smith, M.S.Eriksen, T.E.Hermansen
Producer(s):
StarGate, Ne-Yo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | IDJMG
15
T.I. Featuring Rihanna Live Your Life Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Live Your Life
T.I. Featuring Rihanna
10  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.J.Harris, Jr., J.Smith, M.R.Riddick-Woods, D.Balan
Producer(s):
Just Blaze
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam/Grand Hustle | IDJMG/Atlantic
16
Lady Gaga Poker Face Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Poker Face
22  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
22
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26
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.G.Germanotta, N.Khayat
Producer(s):
RedOne
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Streamline/KonLive/Cherrytree | Interscope
17
Kevin Rudolf Featuring Lil Wayne Let It Rock Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Let It Rock
Kevin Rudolf Featuring Lil Wayne
16  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.Rudolf, D.Carter, Jr.
Producer(s):
K.Rudolf
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Cash Money | Republic
18
Britney Spears Womanizer Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Womanizer
15  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
N.Briscoe, R.Akinyemi
Producer(s):
K.Briscoe, The Outsyders
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | JLG
19
Katy Perry Thinking Of You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Thinking Of You
20  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Katy Perry
Producer(s):
Butch Walker, T.Bruner
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
20
Jason Mraz I'm Yours Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I'm Yours
18  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Mraz
Producer(s):
M.Terefe
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | RRP
21
John Legend Featuring Andre 3000 Green Light Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Green Light
John Legend Featuring Andre 3000
21  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
John Legend, R.Nowels, A.Benjamin, J.R.Ho, F.Greenall
Producer(s):
Malay Ho, KP
Imprint/Promotion Label:
G.O.O.D. | Columbia
22
Jesse McCartney Featuring Ludacris How Do You Sleep? Billboard Mainstream Top 40
How Do You Sleep?
Jesse McCartney Featuring Ludacris
28  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Garrett, R.Oglesby
Producer(s):
S.Garrett, Clubba Langg
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood
23
Akon Featuring Colby O'Donis & Kardinal Offishall Beautiful Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Beautiful
Akon Featuring Colby O'Donis & Kardinal Offishall
27  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.D.B.A.Thiam, J.Wesley, C.Colon, J.D.Harrow
Producer(s):
A.Thiam, Jaylien 2010
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Konvict/Upfront/SRC | Universal Motown
24
Leona Lewis I Will Be Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Will Be
25  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Lavigne, Max Martin, L.Gottwald
Producer(s):
Dr. Luke
Imprint/Promotion Label:
SYCO/J | RMG
25
Eminem, Dr. Dre & 50 Cent Crack A Bottle Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Crack A Bottle
Eminem, Dr. Dre & 50 Cent
29  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Mathers III, C.J.Jackson, Jr., A.Young, D.Parker, M.Batson, E.Coomes, T.Lawrence, Jr., J.Renard
Producer(s):
Dr. Dre
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Web/Shady/Aftermath | Interscope
26
David Cook Light On Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Light On
26  Last
20  Peak
16  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.J.Cornell, B.Howes
Producer(s):
R.Cavallo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
19/RCA | RMG
27
Soulja Boy Tell 'em Featuring Sammie Kiss Me Thru The Phone Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Kiss Me Thru The Phone
Soulja Boy Tell 'em Featuring Sammie
34  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.G.Scheffer, D.Siegel, D.Way
Producer(s):
Jim Jonsin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
ColliPark | Interscope
28
The White Tie Affair Candle (Sick And Tired) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Candle (Sick And Tired)
32  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
The White Tie Affair
Producer(s):
M.Mahaffey, J.Turzo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Slightly Dangerous | Epic
29
Thriving Ivory Angels On The Moon Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Angels On The Moon
30  Last
28  Peak
15  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.Jason, C.Stroope
Producer(s):
C.Manning
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Wind-up
30
Kanye West Love Lockdown Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Love Lockdown
31  Last
10  Peak
19  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Y.Jones, K.O.West, Esthero
Producer(s):
K.West
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam | IDJMG
31
Miley Cyrus The Climb Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Climb
Last
31  Peak
Weeks
32
Matt Nathanson Come On Get Higher Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Come On Get Higher
37  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Nathanson, M.Weinberg
Producer(s):
M.Altman, M.Weinberg
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Vanguard | Capitol
33
Beyonce Halo Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Halo
40  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.G.Knowles Carter, R.B.Tedder, E.K.Bogart
Producer(s):
R.B.Tedder, B.Knowles Carter
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Music World | Columbia
34
Saving Abel 18 Days Billboard Mainstream Top 40
18 Days
38  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Null, J.Weeks
Producer(s):
S.Mills
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Skiddco/Virgin | Capitol
35
Keri Hilson Featuring Lil Wayne Turnin Me On Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Turnin Me On
Keri Hilson Featuring Lil Wayne
Last
35  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.L.Hilson, J.Jones, Z.Wallace, D.Carter, Jr.
Producer(s):
Polow Da Don
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mosley/Zone 4 | Interscope
36
Beyonce If I Were A Boy Billboard Mainstream Top 40
If I Were A Boy
35  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Gad, B.J.Carlson
Producer(s):
T.Gad, B.Knowles Carter
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Music World | Columbia
37
Shinedown Second Chance Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Second Chance
Last
37  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Smith, D.R.Bassett
Producer(s):
R.Cavallo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
38
Kid Cudi Day 'N' Nite Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Day 'N' Nite
39  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x5
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.R.S.Mescudi, O.Omishore
Producer(s):
Dot Da Genius, Kid Cudi
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fool's Gold/G.O.O.D. | Universal Motown
39
Lesley Roy Unbeautiful Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Unbeautiful
33  Last
31  Peak
15  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Roy, Max Martin, R.Yacoub
Producer(s):
Max Martin, Rami
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Religion/Jive | JLG
40
Britney Spears If U Seek Amy Billboard Mainstream Top 40
If U Seek Amy
Last
40  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Max Martin, Shellback, S.Kotecha, A.Kronlund
Producer(s):
Max Martin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | JLG
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