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
3
WEEKS AT NO. 1
15
WEEKS ON CHART
Break Your Heart
Taio Cruz Featuring Ludacris
Play
2
Ke$ha Your Love Is My Drug Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Your Love Is My Drug
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
B.o.B Featuring Bruno Mars Nothin' On You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Nothin' On You
B.o.B Featuring Bruno Mars
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Lady Gaga Alejandro Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Alejandro
7
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
7
Train Hey, Soul Sister Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hey, Soul Sister
5
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
12
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
Jason Derulo In My Head Billboard Mainstream Top 40
In My Head
8
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Rihanna Rude Boy Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Rude Boy
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
11
La Roux Bulletproof Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Bulletproof
11
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
The Script Breakeven Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Breakeven
9
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Jay-Z + Mr. Hudson Young Forever Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Young Forever
Jay-Z + Mr. Hudson
13
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
The Black Eyed Peas Rock That Body Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Rock That Body
16
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Lady Antebellum Need You Now Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Need You Now
14
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Kevin Rudolf Featuring Birdman, Jay Sean, & Lil Wayne I Made It (Cash Money Heroes) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Made It (Cash Money Heroes)
Kevin Rudolf Featuring Birdman, Jay Sean, & Lil Wayne
21
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Lady Gaga Featuring Beyonce Telephone Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Telephone
Lady Gaga Featuring Beyonce
17
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Shontelle Impossible Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Impossible
22
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Timbaland Featuring Justin Timberlake Carry Out Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Carry Out
Timbaland Featuring Justin Timberlake
18
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Sean Kingston & Justin Bieber Eenie Meenie Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Eenie Meenie
Sean Kingston & Justin Bieber
19
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Michael Buble Haven't Met You Yet Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Haven't Met You Yet
23
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
Miley Cyrus Can't Be Tamed Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Can't Be Tamed
28
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Mike Posner Cooler Than Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Cooler Than Me
27
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
Nickelback This Afternoon Billboard Mainstream Top 40
This Afternoon
24
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Justin Bieber Featuring Usher Somebody To Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Somebody To Love
Justin Bieber Featuring Usher
26
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
Timbaland Featuring Katy Perry If We Ever Meet Again Billboard Mainstream Top 40
If We Ever Meet Again
Timbaland Featuring Katy Perry
25
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
3OH!3 Featuring Ke$ha My First Kiss Billboard Mainstream Top 40
My First Kiss
3OH!3 Featuring Ke$ha
37
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Eminem Not Afraid Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Not Afraid
35
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Boys Like Girls Heart Heart Heartbreak Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Heart Heart Heartbreak
33
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Young Money Featuring Lloyd BedRock Billboard Mainstream Top 40
BedRock
Young Money Featuring Lloyd
31
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Jamie Foxx Featuring Justin Timberlake & T .I. Winner Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Winner
Jamie Foxx Featuring Justin Timberlake & T .I.
30
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Jason Derulo Ridin' Solo Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Ridin' Solo
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
34
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
Gains in performance
37
David Guetta & Chris Willis Featuring Fergie & LMFAO Gettin' Over You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Gettin' Over You
David Guetta & Chris Willis Featuring Fergie & LMFAO
36
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
Trey Songz Featuring Fabolous Say Aah Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Say Aah
Trey Songz Featuring Fabolous
32
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Paramore The Only Exception Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Only Exception
38
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
Lifehouse Halfway Gone Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Halfway Gone
29
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
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