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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LAST WEEK
13
WEEKS ON CHART
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Gains in performance
Play
2
Owl City Fireflies Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Fireflies
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Jason Derulo Whatcha Say Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Whatcha Say
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Ke$ha TiK ToK Billboard Mainstream Top 40
TiK ToK
8
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
Lady Gaga Bad Romance Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Bad Romance
11
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
7
Kelly Clarkson Already Gone Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Already Gone
5
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
8
David Guetta Featuring Akon Sexy Chick Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Sexy Chick
David Guetta Featuring Akon
10
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
Jay-Z + Alicia Keys Empire State Of Mind Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Empire State Of Mind
Jay-Z + Alicia Keys
13
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
Jay Sean Featuring Lil Wayne Down Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Down
Jay Sean Featuring Lil Wayne
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Lady Gaga Paparazzi Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Paparazzi
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Beyonce Sweet Dreams Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Sweet Dreams
9
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Miley Cyrus Party In The U.S.A. Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Party In The U.S.A.
12
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Cascada Evacuate The Dancefloor Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Evacuate The Dancefloor
15
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
The Black Eyed Peas Meet Me Halfway Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Meet Me Halfway
14
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
17
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Jay Sean Featuring Sean Paul & Lil Jon Do You Remember Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Do You Remember
Jay Sean Featuring Sean Paul & Lil Jon
18
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Kings Of Leon Use Somebody Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Use Somebody
16
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Boys Like Girls Featuring Taylor Swift Two Is Better Than One Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Two Is Better Than One
Boys Like Girls Featuring Taylor Swift
21
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Taylor Swift You Belong With Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Belong With Me
20
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Colbie Caillat Fallin' For You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Fallin' For You
19
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Orianthi According To You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
According To You
24
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
Shinedown If You Only Knew Billboard Mainstream Top 40
If You Only Knew
22
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Rihanna Featuring Jeezy Hard Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hard
Rihanna Featuring Jeezy
28
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
Shakira Featuring Lil Wayne Give It Up To Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Give It Up To Me
Shakira Featuring Lil Wayne
23
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Justin Bieber One Less Lonely Girl Billboard Mainstream Top 40
One Less Lonely Girl
32
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Drake Featuring Kanye West, Lil Wayne & Eminem Forever Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Forever
Drake Featuring Kanye West, Lil Wayne & Eminem
27
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West Run This Town Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Run This Town
Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West
25
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Nickelback Never Gonna Be Alone Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Never Gonna Be Alone
29
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Kris Allen Live Like We're Dying Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Live Like We're Dying
33
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
WE the Kings Heaven Can Wait Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Heaven Can Wait
31
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Daughtry Life After You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Life After You
34
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
Lady Gaga Featuring Beyonce Telephone Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Telephone
Lady Gaga Featuring Beyonce
36
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Justin Bieber One Time Billboard Mainstream Top 40
26
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Creed Rain Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Rain
37
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
Jesse McCartney Featuring T-Pain Body Language Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Body Language
Jesse McCartney Featuring T-Pain
30
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
37
The Script Breakeven Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Breakeven
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
38
OneRepublic All The Right Moves Billboard Mainstream Top 40
All The Right Moves
39
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
39
Cobra Starship Hot Mess Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Gains in performance
40
Timbaland Featuring Justin Timberlake Carry Out Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Carry Out
Timbaland Featuring Justin Timberlake
Gains in performance
MAINSTREAM TOP 40

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