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
8
WEEKS AT NO. 1
15
WEEKS ON CHART
Blurred Lines
Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. + Pharrell
Play
2
Maroon 5 Love Somebody Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Love Somebody
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Zedd Featuring Foxes Clarity Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Clarity
Zedd Featuring Foxes
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
4
Imagine Dragons Radioactive Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Radioactive
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Capital Cities Safe And Sound Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Safe And Sound
8
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
Calvin Harris Featuring Ellie Goulding I Need Your Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
I Need Your Love
Calvin Harris Featuring Ellie Goulding
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
7
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Mary Lambert Same Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Same Love
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Mary Lambert
7
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
Anna Kendrick Cups (Pitch Perfect's When I'm Gone) Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Cups (Pitch Perfect's When I'm Gone)
9
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
9
Miley Cyrus We Can't Stop Billboard Mainstream Top 40
We Can't Stop
11
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
Bruno Mars Treasure Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Treasure
5
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Lana Del Rey & Cedric Gervais Summertime Sadness Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Summertime Sadness
Lana Del Rey & Cedric Gervais
13
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Katy Perry Roar Billboard Mainstream Top 40
15
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Jason Derulo The Other Side Billboard Mainstream Top 40
The Other Side
10
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Daft Punk Featuring Pharrell Williams Get Lucky Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Get Lucky
Daft Punk Featuring Pharrell Williams
12
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Justin Timberlake Take Back The Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Take Back The Night
14
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Jay Z Featuring Justin Timberlake Holy Grail Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Holy Grail
Jay Z Featuring Justin Timberlake
16
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
One Direction Best Song Ever Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Best Song Ever
17
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
Lady Gaga Applause Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Applause
20
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Avicii Wake Me Up! Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Wake Me Up!
24
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
[1] Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
20
Phillip Phillips Gone, Gone, Gone Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Gone, Gone, Gone
19
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Selena Gomez Come & Get It Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Come & Get It
18
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Enrique Iglesias Turn The Night Up Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Turn The Night Up
22
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
Paramore Still Into You Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Still Into You
21
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
24
Taylor Swift Featuring Ed Sheeran Everything Has Changed Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Everything Has Changed
Taylor Swift Featuring Ed Sheeran
23
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
Bonnie McKee American Girl Billboard Mainstream Top 40
American Girl
28
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
26
Labrinth Featuring Emeli Sande Beneath Your Beautiful Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Beneath Your Beautiful
Labrinth Featuring Emeli Sande
27
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Lorde Royals Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Royals
39
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
28
AWOLNATION Sail Billboard Mainstream Top 40
29
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
29
P!nk Featuring Lily Allen True Love Billboard Mainstream Top 40
True Love
P!nk Featuring Lily Allen
30
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
30
Drake Featuring Majid Jordan Hold On, We're Going Home Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Hold On, We're Going Home
Drake Featuring Majid Jordan
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
31
Nikki Williams Glowing Billboard Mainstream Top 40
25
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
32
The Neighbourhood Sweater Weather Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Sweater Weather
36
LAST WEEK
32
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
40
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
34
Cody Simpson Pretty Brown Eyes Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Pretty Brown Eyes
37
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
35
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
36
Krewella Live For The Night Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Live For The Night
38
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
37
Rihanna Featuring David Guetta Right Now Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Right Now
Rihanna Featuring David Guetta
26
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Selena Gomez Slow Down Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Slow Down
Gains in performance
39
Flo Rida Featuring Pitbull Can't Believe It Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Can't Believe It
Flo Rida Featuring Pitbull
Gains in performance
40
Fifth Harmony Miss Movin' On Billboard Mainstream Top 40
Miss Movin' On
Gains in performance
MAINSTREAM TOP 40

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