1987 Starship – Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now (US:#1 UK:#1)
“Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now” is a song cowritten by Diane Warren and Albert Hammond and recorded by American rock band Starship for their second studio album, No Protection (1987). It is a power ballad duet featuring vocalists Grace Slick and Mickey Thomas and is the theme to the romantic-comedy film Mannequin.
The song reached number one on the US Billboard Hot 100, Warren’s first single to do so. Elsewhere, “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now” topped the charts in Canada, the Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom, where it became the second-best-selling song of 1987. “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now” received a nomination for Best Original Song at the 60th Academy Awards.
No Protection is the second studio album by American rock band Starship. It was released on June 29, 1987, by Grunt Records and RCA Records. The album featured the number-one single “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now”, and the top-10 single “It’s Not Over (‘Til It’s Over)”, The former of which appears in the fantasy comedy […]
|Bass (synthesizer)||Walter Afanasieff|
|Drums (Programming)||Bob Smith|
|Background Vocals||Jim Gilstrap|
|Background Vocals||Kitty Beethoven|
Narada Michael Walden