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
Payphone
Maroon 5 Featuring Wiz Khalifa
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1
Maroon 5 Featuring Wiz Khalifa Payphone Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Payphone
Maroon 5 Featuring Wiz Khalifa
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
2
Carly Rae Jepsen Call Me Maybe Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Call Me Maybe
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
3
Rihanna Where Have You Been Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Where Have You Been
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
Gotye Featuring Kimbra Somebody That I Used To Know Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Somebody That I Used To Know
Gotye Featuring Kimbra
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
5
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
Katy Perry Wide Awake Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Wide Awake
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Usher Scream Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Scream
8
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
One Direction What Makes You Beautiful Billboard Mainstream Top 40
What Makes You Beautiful
7
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
9
David Guetta Featuring Sia Titanium Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Titanium
David Guetta Featuring Sia
11
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
Nicki Minaj Starships Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Starships
9
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
11
fun. Featuring Janelle Monae We Are Young Billboard Mainstream Top 40
We Are Young
fun. Featuring Janelle Monae
10
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Demi Lovato Give Your Heart A Break Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Give Your Heart A Break
18
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Calvin Harris Featuring Ne-Yo Let's Go Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Let's Go
Calvin Harris Featuring Ne-Yo
17
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Gym Class Heroes Featuring Ryan Tedder The Fighter Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Fighter
Gym Class Heroes Featuring Ryan Tedder
13
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Flo Rida Featuring Sia Wild Ones Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Wild Ones
Flo Rida Featuring Sia
12
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
16
One Direction One Thing Billboard Mainstream Top 40
One Thing
20
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Pitbull Back In Time Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Back In Time
14
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Cher Lloyd Want U Back Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Want U Back
22
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Havana Brown Featuring Pitbull We Run The Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
We Run The Night
Havana Brown Featuring Pitbull
21
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Justin Bieber Boyfriend Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Boyfriend
16
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Karmin Brokenhearted Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Brokenhearted
19
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Rita Ora How We Do (Party) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
How We Do (Party)
23
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
Owl City & Carly Rae Jepsen Good Time Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Good Time
Owl City & Carly Rae Jepsen
32
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
24
B.o.B Featuring Taylor Swift Both Of Us Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Both Of Us
B.o.B Featuring Taylor Swift
24
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
The Wanted Chasing The Sun Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Chasing The Sun
26
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Flo Rida Whistle Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Whistle
30
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Neon Trees Everybody Talks Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Everybody Talks
27
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
Jason Mraz I Won't Give Up Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Won't Give Up
29
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
Grouplove Tongue Tied Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Tongue Tied
33
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Outasight Now Or Never Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Now Or Never
35
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
Kelly Clarkson Dark Side Billboard Mainstream Top 40
34
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Adele Rumour Has It Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Rumour Has It
31
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Sammy Adams Only One Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Only One
37
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
P!nk Blow Me (One Last Kiss) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Blow Me (One Last Kiss)
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
35
Alex Clare Too Close Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Too Close
38
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
fun. Some Nights Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Some Nights
39
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
matchbox twenty She's So Mean Billboard Mainstream Top 40
She's So Mean
40
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
Kirko Bangz Drank In My Cup Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Drank In My Cup
36
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Sean Kingston Featuring T.I. Back 2 Life (Live It Up) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Back 2 Life (Live It Up)
Sean Kingston Featuring T.I.
Gains in performance
40
Linkin Park Burn It Down Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Burn It Down
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LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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