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Top 40 Pop Songs – July 2012

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PopCrush is rounding up the Top 40 Pop Songs for the month of July to let you know what’s hot for the second month of summer. We think will be taking Top 40 Pop Songs will be taking over the charts for the month of July 2012, and we’ve ranked these songs based on what’s hot right now, reader favorites, and overall listener reception.

No strangers to our Top 40 Pop Songs list are Katy Perry, Rihanna, and Nicki Minaj, who all hit our top 10 on our countdown last month as well. Perry’s new single ‘Wide Awake’ bumped up to our No. 5 spot for its gain in popularity, while Rihanna and Minaj trailed behind some of their competitors, but still remained in the top 10.

New to our Top 40 Pop Songs list for July 2012 is U.K. singer Jessie J’s new hit song ‘Domino’ as well as Calvin Harris’ new track ‘Lets Go,’ which features an appearance from renowned R&B singer Ne-Yo. Also featured is Owl City and Carly Rae Jepsen’s new collaboration ‘Good Time,’ which has been steadily climbing the top 10 on the iTunes charts.

Also making our list are some newer songs, including fun.‘s single ‘Some Nights,’ Kelly Clarkson‘s hit ‘Dark Side,’ and Chris Brown‘s track ‘Don’t Wake Me Up.’ Check out the rest of our Top 40 Pop Songs for July 2012 to see if your favorite song made the cut.

Top 40 Pop Songs – July 2012

40. fun., ‘Some Nights’
39. Kelly Clarkson, ‘Dark Side’
38. Gavin Degraw, ‘Sweeter’
37. Olly Murs, ‘Heart Skips a Beat’, Feat. Chiddy Bang
36. Chris Brown, ‘Don’t Wake Me Up’
35. Calvin Harris, ‘Lets Go’, Feat. Ne-Yo
34. Kanye West, ‘Mercy’ Feat. Big Sean, Pusha T, + 2 Chainz
33. Jessie J, ‘Domino’
32. Adam Lambert, ‘Never Close Our Eyes’
31. Jason Mraz, ‘I Won’t Give Up’
30. Gym Class Heroes, ‘The Fighter’ Feat. Ryan Tedder
29. B.o.B., ‘Both of Us’ Fear. Taylor Swift
28. One Direction, ‘One Thing’
27. Rita Ora, ‘How We Do(Party)’
26. Maroon 5, ‘One More Night’
25. Wiz Khalifa, ‘Work Hard, Play Hard’
24. Owl City and Carly Ray Jepsen, ‘Good Time’
23. Neon Trees, ‘Everybody Talks’
22. Train, ‘Drive By’
21. Adele, ‘Rumour Has it’
20. Chris Brown, ‘Turn Up the Music’
19. Pitbull, ‘Back in Time’
18. David Guetta, ‘Titanium’, Feat. Sia
17. Demi Lovato, ‘Give Your Heart a Break’
16. The Wanted, ‘Glad You Came’
15. Kelly Clarkson, ‘What Doesn’t Kill You (Stronger)’
14. Havana Brown, ‘We Run the Night’, Feat. Pitbull
13. Ellie Goulding, ‘Lights’
12. Karmin, ‘Brokenhearted’
11. fun., ‘We are Young’, Feat. Janelle Monae
10. Usher ‘Scream’
9. Nicki Minaj, ‘Starships’
8. Flo Rida, ‘Wild Ones’ Feat. Sia
7. Rihanna, ‘Where Have You Been’
6. One Direction ‘What Makes You Beautiful’
5. Justin Bieber, ‘Boyfriend’
4. Katy Perry, ‘Wide Awake’
3. Gotye, ‘Somebody That I Used to Know’ Feat. Kimbra
2. Carly Rae Jepsen, ‘Call Me Maybe’
1. Maroon 5, ‘Payphone’ Feat. Wiz Khalifa

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The Top 40 pop songs for July 2012 are based on a combination of the most searched songs on, airplay at select pop radio stations in the United States and the personal opinion of the PopCrush editorial staff.

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