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
5
WEEKS AT NO. 1
11
WEEKS ON CHART
We Are Young
fun. Featuring Janelle Monae
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2
Gotye Featuring Kimbra Somebody That I Used To Know Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Somebody That I Used To Know
Gotye Featuring Kimbra
4
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Flo Rida Featuring Sia Wild Ones Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Wild Ones
Flo Rida Featuring Sia
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
Nicki Minaj Starships Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Starships
5
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
The Wanted Glad You Came Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Glad You Came
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
6
One Direction What Makes You Beautiful Billboard Mainstream Top 40
What Makes You Beautiful
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Katy Perry Part Of Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Part Of Me
7
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Adele Rumour Has It Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Rumour Has It
8
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Carly Rae Jepsen Call Me Maybe Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Call Me Maybe
11
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
Maroon 5 Featuring Wiz Khalifa Payphone Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Payphone
Maroon 5 Featuring Wiz Khalifa
13
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
Kelly Clarkson Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)
9
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Justin Bieber Boyfriend Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Boyfriend
10
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Calvin Harris Feel So Close Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Feel So Close
12
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Train Drive By Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Drive By
14
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Karmin Brokenhearted Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Brokenhearted
15
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Rihanna Where Have You Been Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Where Have You Been
19
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Usher Scream Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Scream
23
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
[1] Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
18
Jennifer Lopez Featuring Pitbull Dance Again Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Dance Again
Jennifer Lopez Featuring Pitbull
17
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Pitbull Back In Time Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Back In Time
18
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Drake Featuring Rihanna Take Care Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Take Care
Drake Featuring Rihanna
16
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
20
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Demi Lovato Give Your Heart A Break Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Give Your Heart A Break
24
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
David Guetta Featuring Sia Titanium Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Titanium
David Guetta Featuring Sia
25
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Havana Brown Featuring Pitbull We Run The Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
We Run The Night
Havana Brown Featuring Pitbull
26
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
B.o.B So Good Billboard Mainstream Top 40
So Good
22
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Chris Rene Young Homie Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Young Homie
28
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
Drake Featuring Lil Wayne The Motto Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Motto
Drake Featuring Lil Wayne
27
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Neon Hitch F U Betta Billboard Mainstream Top 40
F U Betta
29
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Rita Ora How We Do (Party) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
How We Do (Party)
31
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Hot Chelle Rae Honestly Billboard Mainstream Top 40
30
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Gym Class Heroes Featuring Ryan Tedder The Fighter Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Fighter
Gym Class Heroes Featuring Ryan Tedder
39
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
Neon Trees Everybody Talks Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Everybody Talks
33
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Kirko Bangz Drank In My Cup Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Drank In My Cup
36
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
Jason Mraz I Won't Give Up Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Won't Give Up
35
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
Coldplay Paradise Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Paradise
37
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
Grouplove Tongue Tied Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Tongue Tied
38
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
Calvin Harris Featuring Ne-Yo Let's Go Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Let's Go
Calvin Harris Featuring Ne-Yo
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
39
Chris Brown Turn Up The Music Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Turn Up The Music
32
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Nelly Furtado Big Hoops (Bigger The Better) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Big Hoops (Bigger The Better)
Gains in performance
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