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
9
WEEKS ON CHART
We Are Young
fun. Featuring Janelle Monae
Gains in performance
Play
2
The Wanted Glad You Came Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Glad You Came
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
3
Flo Rida Featuring Sia Wild Ones Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Wild Ones
Flo Rida Featuring Sia
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
Katy Perry Part Of Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Part Of Me
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Nicki Minaj Starships Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Starships
6
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
One Direction What Makes You Beautiful Billboard Mainstream Top 40
What Makes You Beautiful
7
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Gotye Featuring Kimbra Somebody That I Used To Know Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Somebody That I Used To Know
Gotye Featuring Kimbra
11
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
Kelly Clarkson Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)
5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Adele Rumour Has It Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Rumour Has It
9
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
Calvin Harris Feel So Close Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Feel So Close
8
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
Justin Bieber Boyfriend Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Boyfriend
10
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Carly Rae Jepsen Call Me Maybe Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Call Me Maybe
15
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Drake Featuring Rihanna Take Care Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Take Care
Drake Featuring Rihanna
12
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Train Drive By Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Drive By
16
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Karmin Brokenhearted Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Brokenhearted
17
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
David Guetta Featuring Nicki Minaj Turn Me On Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Turn Me On
David Guetta Featuring Nicki Minaj
13
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Maroon 5 Featuring Wiz Khalifa Payphone Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Payphone
Maroon 5 Featuring Wiz Khalifa
21
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
18
Jennifer Lopez Featuring Pitbull Dance Again Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Dance Again
Jennifer Lopez Featuring Pitbull
19
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
B.o.B So Good Billboard Mainstream Top 40
So Good
18
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
20
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Pitbull Back In Time Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Back In Time
23
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa Featuring Bruno Mars Young, Wild & Free Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Young, Wild & Free
Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa Featuring Bruno Mars
22
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Demi Lovato Give Your Heart A Break Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Give Your Heart A Break
26
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
Drake Featuring Lil Wayne The Motto Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Motto
Drake Featuring Lil Wayne
25
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Rihanna Where Have You Been Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Where Have You Been
36
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Havana Brown Featuring Pitbull We Run The Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
We Run The Night
Havana Brown Featuring Pitbull
29
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
David Guetta Featuring Sia Titanium Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Titanium
David Guetta Featuring Sia
32
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
Chris Rene Young Homie Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Young Homie
30
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Neon Hitch F U Betta Billboard Mainstream Top 40
F U Betta
31
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
K'Naan Featuring Nelly Furtado Is Anybody Out There Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Is Anybody Out There
K'Naan Featuring Nelly Furtado
28
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Usher Scream Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Scream
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
33
Hot Chelle Rae Honestly Billboard Mainstream Top 40
33
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Chris Brown Turn Up The Music Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Turn Up The Music
27
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Neon Trees Everybody Talks Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Everybody Talks
40
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
Rihanna Featuring Jay-Z Talk That Talk Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Talk That Talk
Rihanna Featuring Jay-Z
35
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
37
Christina Perri A Thousand Years Billboard Mainstream Top 40
A Thousand Years
34
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Jason Mraz I Won't Give Up Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Won't Give Up
Gains in performance
39
Rita Ora How We Do (Party) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
How We Do (Party)
Gains in performance
40
Coldplay Paradise Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Paradise
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LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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