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
4
WEEKS AT NO. 1
14
WEEKS ON CHART
Payphone
Maroon 5 Featuring Wiz Khalifa
Play
2
Katy Perry Wide Awake Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Wide Awake
4
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Rihanna Where Have You Been Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Where Have You Been
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
5
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
Carly Rae Jepsen Call Me Maybe Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Call Me Maybe
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Usher Scream Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Scream
7
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
7
David Guetta Featuring Sia Titanium Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Titanium
David Guetta Featuring Sia
8
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
Gotye Featuring Kimbra Somebody That I Used To Know Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Somebody That I Used To Know
Gotye Featuring Kimbra
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Demi Lovato Give Your Heart A Break Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Give Your Heart A Break
12
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
Calvin Harris Featuring Ne-Yo Let's Go Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Let's Go
Calvin Harris Featuring Ne-Yo
11
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
One Direction What Makes You Beautiful Billboard Mainstream Top 40
What Makes You Beautiful
9
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Nicki Minaj Starships Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Starships
10
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Cher Lloyd Want U Back Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Want U Back
17
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
P!nk Blow Me (One Last Kiss) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Blow Me (One Last Kiss)
19
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
[1] Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
15
One Direction One Thing Billboard Mainstream Top 40
One Thing
15
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Havana Brown Featuring Pitbull We Run The Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
We Run The Night
Havana Brown Featuring Pitbull
18
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Flo Rida Whistle Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Whistle
21
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Owl City & Carly Rae Jepsen Good Time Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Good Time
Owl City & Carly Rae Jepsen
20
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
The Wanted Chasing The Sun Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Chasing The Sun
23
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Gym Class Heroes Featuring Ryan Tedder The Fighter Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Fighter
Gym Class Heroes Featuring Ryan Tedder
16
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Neon Trees Everybody Talks Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Everybody Talks
26
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Pitbull Back In Time Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Back In Time
22
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Jason Mraz I Won't Give Up Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Won't Give Up
28
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Rita Ora How We Do (Party) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
How We Do (Party)
25
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Kelly Clarkson Dark Side Billboard Mainstream Top 40
30
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Grouplove Tongue Tied Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Tongue Tied
29
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
27
Justin Bieber Boyfriend Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Boyfriend
24
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
28
Outasight Now Or Never Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Now Or Never
31
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
Justin Bieber Featuring Big Sean As Long As You Love Me Billboard Mainstream Top 40
As Long As You Love Me
Justin Bieber Featuring Big Sean
36
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
fun. Some Nights Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Some Nights
32
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
31
B.o.B Featuring Taylor Swift Both Of Us Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Both Of Us
B.o.B Featuring Taylor Swift
27
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
32
Alex Clare Too Close Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Too Close
34
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
33
Adele Rumour Has It Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Rumour Has It
33
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
34
Sammy Adams Only One Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Only One
35
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
35
No Doubt Settle Down Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Settle Down
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
36
matchbox twenty She's So Mean Billboard Mainstream Top 40
She's So Mean
37
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
Linkin Park Burn It Down Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Burn It Down
38
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
38
Maroon 5 One More Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
One More Night
Gains in performance
39
Nicki Minaj Pound The Alarm Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Pound The Alarm
Gains in performance
40
Olly Murs Featuring Chiddy Bang Heart Skips A Beat Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Heart Skips A Beat
Olly Murs Featuring Chiddy Bang
Gains in performance
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