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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
5
LAST WEEK
6
WEEKS ON CHART
California Gurls
Songwriter(s)
Katy Perry, L.Gottwald, Max Martin, B.J.Levin, B.McKee, C.C.Broadus Jr.
Producer(s)
Dr. Luke, Max Martin, benny blanco
Imprint/Promotion Label
Capitol
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

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Katy Perry Featuring Snoop Dogg California Gurls Billboard Mainstream Top 40
California Gurls
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x8
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Katy Perry, L.Gottwald, Max Martin, B.J.Levin, B.McKee, C.C.Broadus Jr.
Producer(s):
Dr. Luke, Max Martin, benny blanco
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
2
B.o.B Featuring Hayley Williams Airplanes Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Airplanes
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.R.Simmons, Jr., J.Franks, A.Grant, J.Dussolliet, T.Sommers
Producer(s):
Alex Da Kid, DJ Frank E
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | RebelRock/Grand Hustle
3
Ke$ha Your Love Is My Drug Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Your Love Is My Drug
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.Sebert, P.Sebert, J.Coleman
Producer(s):
Dr. Luke, benny blanco, Ammo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Kemosabe/RCA
4
Usher Featuring will.i.am OMG Billboard Mainstream Top 40
OMG
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
W.Adams
Producer(s):
will.i.am
Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | LaFace
5
Lady Gaga Alejandro Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Alejandro
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
N.Khayat, S.G.Germanotta
Producer(s):
RedOne, Lady Gaga
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Streamline/KonLive/Cherrytree
6
Taio Cruz Featuring Ludacris Break Your Heart Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Break Your Heart
Taio Cruz Featuring Ludacris
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Cruz, F.T.Smith, C.B.Bridges
Producer(s):
T.Cruz, Bipolar Sunshine
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
7
La Roux Bulletproof Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Bulletproof
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
E.Jackson, B.Langmaid
Producer(s):
B.Langmaid, E.Jackson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Big Life/Polydor/Cherrytree
8
Travie McCoy Featuring Bruno Mars Billionaire Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Billionaire
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold x4
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.McCoy, Bruno Mars, P.M.Lawrence II, A.Levine
Producer(s):
The SmeeZingtons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RRP | Nappy Boy/Decaydance/Fueled By Ramen
9
Mike Posner Cooler Than Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Cooler Than Me
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Posner, E.Holljes
Producer(s):
M.Posner
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | J
10
B.o.B Featuring Bruno Mars Nothin' On You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Nothin' On You
B.o.B Featuring Bruno Mars
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.R.Simmons, Jr., Bruno Mars, P.M.Lawrence II, A.Levine
Producer(s):
The SmeeZingtons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | RebelRock/Grand Hustle
11
Train Hey, Soul Sister Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hey, Soul Sister
10  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
P.T.Monahan, E.Lind, A.Bjorklund
Producer(s):
M.Terefe, Espionage, G.Wattenberg
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
12
The Black Eyed Peas Rock That Body Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Rock That Body
13  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
W.Adams, A.Pineda, J.Gomez, S.Duhamel, P.D.Guetta, M.Knight, A.Walder, J.Baptiste, J.L.Munson, R.Ginyard, Jr.
Producer(s):
D.Guetta, will.i.am, M.Knight, Funkagenda
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope
13
Shontelle Impossible Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Impossible
17  Last
13  Peak
10  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Birgisson, I.Wroldsen
Producer(s):
Arnthor
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal Motown | SRP/SRC
14
Jason Derulo In My Head Billboard Mainstream Top 40
In My Head
11  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Desrouleaux, J.R.Rotem, C.Kelly
Producer(s):
J.R.Rotem
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Beluga Heights
15
The Script Breakeven Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Breakeven
14  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.O'Donoghue, M.Sheehan, A.M.Frampton, S.A.Kipner
Producer(s):
D.O'Donoghue, M.Sheehan, A.M.Frampton, S.A.Kipner
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Phonogenic
16
Rihanna Rude Boy Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Rude Boy
16  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x5
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.S.Eriksen, T.E.Hermansen, E.Dean, M.R.Riddick-Woods, R.Swire Thompson, R.Fenty
Producer(s):
StarGate, R.Swire Thompson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | SRP/Def Jam
17
Miley Cyrus Can't Be Tamed Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Can't Be Tamed
18  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Cyrus, A.Armato, Tim James, M.Pompetzki, P.NZA
Producer(s):
ROCKMAFIA
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood
18
Jay-Z + Mr. Hudson Young Forever Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Young Forever
Jay-Z + Mr. Hudson
12  Last
12  Peak
15  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Gold, F.Mertens, L.Bernard, S.C.Carter, K.O.West
Producer(s):
K.West
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation
19
Jason Derulo Ridin' Solo Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Ridin' Solo
22  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Desrouleaux, J.R.Rotem
Producer(s):
J.R.Rotem
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Beluga Heights
20
3OH!3 Featuring Ke$ha My First Kiss Billboard Mainstream Top 40
My First Kiss
3OH!3 Featuring Ke$ha
23  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
L.Gottwald, B.J.Levin, S.Foreman, N.Motte
Producer(s):
Dr. Luke, benny blanco
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RRP | Photo Finish/Atlantic
21
Michael Buble Haven't Met You Yet Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Haven't Met You Yet
21  Last
21  Peak
10  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.S.Foster, A.Chang, M.Buble
Producer(s):
B.Rock
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | 143
22
Justin Bieber Featuring Usher Somebody To Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Somebody To Love
Justin Bieber Featuring Usher
24  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Yip, J.Reeves, R.Romulus, H.Brighty, J.D.Bieber
Producer(s):
Stereotypes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | SchoolBoy/Raymond Braun/Island
23
Drake Find Your Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Find Your Love
29  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Graham, K.O.West, E.D.Wilson, P.Reynolds, J.Bhasker
Producer(s):
K.West, J.Bhasker, No I.D.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal Motown | Young Money/Cash Money
24
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
19  Last
17  Peak
16  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.Rudolf, J.K.Hindlin, D.Carter, Jr., B.Williams, Jay Sean, J.Skaller, R.Larow
Producer(s):
K.Rudolf
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Cash Money
25
Enrique Iglesias Featuring Pitbull I Like It Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Like It
27  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
N.Khayat, E.M.Iglesias, L.Richie, A.C.Perez
Producer(s):
RedOne
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
26
Eminem Not Afraid Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Not Afraid
28  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Mathers III, L.E.Resto, M.J.Samuels, J.Evans, M.Burnett
Producer(s):
Boi-1da
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Web/Shady/Aftermath
27
Nickelback This Afternoon Billboard Mainstream Top 40
This Afternoon
25  Last
24  Peak
10  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Nickelback, R.J.Lange, C.Kroeger
Producer(s):
R.J.Lange, Nickelback, J.Moi
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RRP | Roadrunner
28
WE the Kings Featuring Demi Lovato We'll Be A Dream Billboard Mainstream Top 40
We'll Be A Dream
30  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Clark
Producer(s):
S*A*M, Sluggo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
S-Curve
29
Timbaland Featuring Katy Perry If We Ever Meet Again Billboard Mainstream Top 40
If We Ever Meet Again
Timbaland Featuring Katy Perry
26  Last
25  Peak
14  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.D.Washington, T.V.Mosley, busbee
Producer(s):
Jim Beanz, Timbaland
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Mosley/Blackground
30
David Guetta & Chris Willis Featuring Fergie & LMFAO Gettin' Over You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Gettin' Over You
David Guetta & Chris Willis Featuring Fergie & LMFAO
31  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.D.Guetta, S.K.Gordy, J.C.Sindres, C.Willis, F.Riesterer, S.Wilhelm, W.Adams, S.Duhamel, S.A.H.Gordy
Producer(s):
D.Guetta, J.C.Sindres, Sandy Vee, F.Riesterer
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Gum/Astralwerks
31
Paramore The Only Exception Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Only Exception
32  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
H.Williams, J.Farro
Producer(s):
R.Cavallo, Paramore
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RRP | Fueled By Ramen/Atlantic
32
Taio Cruz Dynamite Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Dynamite
39  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x8
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
L.Gottwald, Max Martin, B.J.Levin, B.McKee, T.Cruz
Producer(s):
Dr. Luke, benny blanco
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
33
Miranda Cosgrove Kissin U Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Kissin U
36  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
L.Gottwald, C.Kelly, M.Cosgrove
Producer(s):
Ammo, KoOol Kojak
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
34
Ne-Yo Beautiful Monster Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Beautiful Monster
Last
34  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.C.Smith, M.S.Eriksen, T.E.Hermansen, S.Wilhelm
Producer(s):
StarGate, Sandy Vee
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Def Jam
35
The White Tie Affair You Look Better When I'm Drunk Billboard Mainstream Top 40
You Look Better When I'm Drunk
Last
35  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Slightly Dangerous
36
Boys Like Girls Heart Heart Heartbreak Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Heart Heart Heartbreak
33  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
37
Trey Songz Featuring Fabolous Say Aah Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Say Aah
Trey Songz Featuring Fabolous
37  Last
16  Peak
19  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
R.M.Ferebee, Jr., T.A.Neverson, T.Scales, N.L.Walker, D.Corell, J.Jackson
Producer(s):
Y.Yonny, D.Corell, T.Taylor
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Songbook
38
Lifehouse Halfway Gone Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Halfway Gone
38  Last
25  Peak
20  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.M.Wade, J.Cole, K.Rudolf, J.K.Hindlin
Producer(s):
J.Cole, Lifehouse
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Geffen
39
Cartel The Perfect Mistake Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Perfect Mistake
Last
39  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Wind-up
40
Sean Kingston & Justin Bieber Eenie Meenie Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Eenie Meenie
Sean Kingston & Justin Bieber
35  Last
19  Peak
14  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.J.Levin, K.Anderson, C.C.Battey, S.A.Battey, J.D.Bieber, M.E.Palacios, E.Clark
Producer(s):
benny blanco
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Beluga Heights
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