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
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
12
WEEKS ON CHART
Somebody That I Used To Know
Gotye Featuring Kimbra
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1
Gotye Featuring Kimbra Somebody That I Used To Know Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Somebody That I Used To Know
Gotye Featuring Kimbra
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
2
fun. Featuring Janelle Monae We Are Young Billboard Mainstream Top 40
We Are Young
fun. Featuring Janelle Monae
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
3
Nicki Minaj Starships Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Starships
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
Flo Rida Featuring Sia Wild Ones Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Wild Ones
Flo Rida Featuring Sia
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
5
One Direction What Makes You Beautiful Billboard Mainstream Top 40
What Makes You Beautiful
5
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
Carly Rae Jepsen Call Me Maybe Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Call Me Maybe
7
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Maroon 5 Featuring Wiz Khalifa Payphone Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Payphone
Maroon 5 Featuring Wiz Khalifa
8
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
The Wanted Glad You Came Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Glad You Came
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Justin Bieber Boyfriend Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Boyfriend
11
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
Karmin Brokenhearted Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Brokenhearted
12
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
Usher Scream Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Scream
15
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Train Drive By Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Drive By
13
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Rihanna Where Have You Been Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Where Have You Been
16
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Katy Perry Part Of Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Part Of Me
10
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Kelly Clarkson Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)
14
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Adele Rumour Has It Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Rumour Has It
9
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
19
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Pitbull Back In Time Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Back In Time
18
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Calvin Harris Feel So Close Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Feel So Close
17
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
20
David Guetta Featuring Sia Titanium Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Titanium
David Guetta Featuring Sia
22
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Gym Class Heroes Featuring Ryan Tedder The Fighter Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Fighter
Gym Class Heroes Featuring Ryan Tedder
25
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Demi Lovato Give Your Heart A Break Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Give Your Heart A Break
21
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
Drake Featuring Rihanna Take Care Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Take Care
Drake Featuring Rihanna
20
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Havana Brown Featuring Pitbull We Run The Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
We Run The Night
Havana Brown Featuring Pitbull
24
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
Rita Ora How We Do (Party) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
How We Do (Party)
27
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Chris Rene Young Homie Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Young Homie
26
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Calvin Harris Featuring Ne-Yo Let's Go Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Let's Go
Calvin Harris Featuring Ne-Yo
33
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
Jennifer Lopez Featuring Pitbull Dance Again Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Dance Again
Jennifer Lopez Featuring Pitbull
23
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
29
Katy Perry Wide Awake Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Wide Awake
Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
30
One Direction One Thing Billboard Mainstream Top 40
One Thing
35
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Kirko Bangz Drank In My Cup Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Drank In My Cup
34
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Hot Chelle Rae Honestly Billboard Mainstream Top 40
31
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Drake Featuring Lil Wayne The Motto Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Motto
Drake Featuring Lil Wayne
30
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Neon Trees Everybody Talks Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Everybody Talks
36
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Grouplove Tongue Tied Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Tongue Tied
37
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
B.o.B Featuring Taylor Swift Both Of Us Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Both Of Us
B.o.B Featuring Taylor Swift
Gains in performance
38
The Wanted Chasing The Sun Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Chasing The Sun
Gains in performance
39
Coldplay Paradise Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Paradise
38
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
Jason Mraz I Won't Give Up Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Won't Give Up
39
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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