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
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LAST WEEK
10
WEEKS ON CHART
Wide Awake
Gains in performance
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Katy Perry Wide Awake Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Wide Awake
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
21
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
15
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Maroon 5 Featuring Wiz Khalifa Payphone Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Payphone
Maroon 5 Featuring Wiz Khalifa
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Carly Rae Jepsen Call Me Maybe Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Call Me Maybe
5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
6
David Guetta Featuring Sia Titanium Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Titanium
David Guetta Featuring Sia
7
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Usher Scream Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Scream
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Calvin Harris Featuring Ne-Yo Let's Go Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Let's Go
Calvin Harris Featuring Ne-Yo
10
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
Demi Lovato Give Your Heart A Break Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Give Your Heart A Break
9
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
Gotye Featuring Kimbra Somebody That I Used To Know Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Somebody That I Used To Know
Gotye Featuring Kimbra
8
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
11
P!nk Blow Me (One Last Kiss) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Blow Me (One Last Kiss)
14
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Cher Lloyd Want U Back Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Want U Back
13
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Flo Rida Whistle Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Whistle
17
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Owl City & Carly Rae Jepsen Good Time Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Good Time
Owl City & Carly Rae Jepsen
18
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
One Direction What Makes You Beautiful Billboard Mainstream Top 40
What Makes You Beautiful
11
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Havana Brown Featuring Pitbull We Run The Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
We Run The Night
Havana Brown Featuring Pitbull
16
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
One Direction One Thing Billboard Mainstream Top 40
One Thing
15
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
18
The Wanted Chasing The Sun Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Chasing The Sun
19
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Neon Trees Everybody Talks Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Everybody Talks
21
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
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
29
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Jason Mraz I Won't Give Up Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Won't Give Up
23
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Kelly Clarkson Dark Side Billboard Mainstream Top 40
25
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
Grouplove Tongue Tied Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Tongue Tied
26
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
fun. Some Nights Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Some Nights
30
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
No Doubt Settle Down Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Settle Down
35
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
26
Gym Class Heroes Featuring Ryan Tedder The Fighter Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Fighter
Gym Class Heroes Featuring Ryan Tedder
20
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Outasight Now Or Never Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Now Or Never
28
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
Maroon 5 One More Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
One More Night
38
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
Alex Clare Too Close Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Too Close
32
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Pitbull Back In Time Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Back In Time
22
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
31
Nicki Minaj Pound The Alarm Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Pound The Alarm
39
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
32
Justin Bieber Boyfriend Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Boyfriend
27
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
33
Rita Ora How We Do (Party) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
How We Do (Party)
24
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
34
B.o.B Featuring Taylor Swift Both Of Us Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Both Of Us
B.o.B Featuring Taylor Swift
31
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Linkin Park Burn It Down Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Burn It Down
37
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
Olly Murs Featuring Chiddy Bang Heart Skips A Beat Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Heart Skips A Beat
Olly Murs Featuring Chiddy Bang
40
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
matchbox twenty She's So Mean Billboard Mainstream Top 40
She's So Mean
36
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Sammy Adams Only One Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Only One
34
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Chris Brown Don't Wake Me Up Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Don't Wake Me Up
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
40
K'Naan Hurt Me Tomorrow Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hurt Me Tomorrow
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LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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