MAINSTREAM TOP 40

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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
LAST WEEK
25
WEEKS ON CHART
F**k You! (Forget You)
Gains in performance
Play
2
Rihanna S&M Billboard Mainstream Top 40
4
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Lady Gaga Born This Way Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Born This Way
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
4
P!nk F**kin' Perfect Billboard Mainstream Top 40
F**kin' Perfect
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Katy Perry Featuring Kanye West E.T. Billboard Mainstream Top 40
E.T.
Katy Perry Featuring Kanye West
8
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
[1] Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
6
Pitbull Featuring T-Pain Hey Baby (Drop It To The Floor) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hey Baby (Drop It To The Floor)
Pitbull Featuring T-Pain
6
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
20
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7
Usher More Billboard Mainstream Top 40
More
7
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
17
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8
Ke$ha Blow Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Blow
10
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
Enrique Iglesias Featuring Ludacris & DJ Frank E Tonight (I'm Lovin' You) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Tonight (I'm Lovin' You)
Enrique Iglesias Featuring Ludacris & DJ Frank E
5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Diddy - Dirty Money Featuring Skylar Grey Coming Home Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Coming Home
Diddy - Dirty Money Featuring Skylar Grey
11
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
19
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Gains in performance
11
Avril Lavigne What The Hell Billboard Mainstream Top 40
What The Hell
12
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Bruno Mars Grenade Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Grenade
9
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
23
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13
The Black Eyed Peas Just Can't Get Enough Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Just Can't Get Enough
13
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Britney Spears Featuring Nicki Minaj & Ke$ha Till The World Ends Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Till The World Ends
Britney Spears Featuring Nicki Minaj & Ke$ha
14
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Tinie Tempah Featuring Eric Turner Written In The Stars Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Written In The Stars
Tinie Tempah Featuring Eric Turner
16
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Jennifer Lopez Featuring Pitbull On The Floor Billboard Mainstream Top 40
On The Floor
Jennifer Lopez Featuring Pitbull
18
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Bruno Mars The Lazy Song Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Lazy Song
20
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Jeremih Featuring 50 Cent Down On Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Down On Me
Jeremih Featuring 50 Cent
23
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Christina Perri Jar Of Hearts Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Jar Of Hearts
15
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
16
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20
Keri Hilson Pretty Girl Rock Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Pretty Girl Rock
21
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Chris Brown Yeah 3X Billboard Mainstream Top 40
17
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Jessie J Featuring B.o.B Price Tag Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Price Tag
Jessie J Featuring B.o.B
26
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
The Script For The First Time Billboard Mainstream Top 40
For The First Time
24
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Far*East Movement Featuring Ryan Tedder Rocketeer Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Rocketeer
Far*East Movement Featuring Ryan Tedder
22
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Nicki Minaj Featuring Drake Moment 4 Life Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Moment 4 Life
Nicki Minaj Featuring Drake
27
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Britney Spears Hold It Against Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hold It Against Me
19
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Dr. Dre Featuring Eminem & Skylar Grey I Need A Doctor Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Need A Doctor
Dr. Dre Featuring Eminem & Skylar Grey
29
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
Plain White T's Rhythm of Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Rhythm of Love
25
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Train Marry Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Marry Me
28
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
30
Mike Posner Featuring Lil Wayne Bow Chicka Wow Wow Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Bow Chicka Wow Wow
Mike Posner Featuring Lil Wayne
30
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
New Boyz Featuring The Cataracs & Dev Backseat Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Backseat
New Boyz Featuring The Cataracs & Dev
31
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Adele Rolling In The Deep Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Rolling In The Deep
36
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Thirty Seconds To Mars Closer To The Edge Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Closer To The Edge
37
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
Jay Sean Featuring Lil Wayne Hit The Lights Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hit The Lights
Jay Sean Featuring Lil Wayne
35
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
Lupe Fiasco The Show Goes On Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Show Goes On
38
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
Taylor Swift Back To December Billboard Mainstream Top 40
32
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Linkin Park Waiting For The End Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Waiting For The End
34
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Hot Chelle Rae Tonight Tonight Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Tonight Tonight
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
40
Big Time Rush Boyfriend Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Boyfriend
40
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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