"Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now" by Starship is an uplifting and timeless power ballad that celebrates the enduring power of love and resilience in the face of adversity.

“Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now” is a song about overcoming obstacles and achieving your dreams. It was written by Diane Warren and Albert Hammond, and recorded by the American rock band Starship for their 1987 album No Protection. The track was a commercial success, reaching number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States and the UK Singles Chart. It was also nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals.

The song’s lyrics are about a couple who are determined to achieve their dreams together. They are facing challenges, but they are not giving up. They are confident that they will succeed, and they are excited about the future.

The song’s message is one of hope and perseverance. It is a reminder that anything is possible if you set your mind to it. The song has inspired people all over the world, and it continues to be a popular choice for weddings and other celebrations.

Fun Fact

The song was written for the 1987 film Mannequin, and was featured in the film’s wedding scene. The song was so popular that it was released as a single and became a number one hit in the United States and the United Kingdom. It would be their ONLY number one hit leading to a soon-to-be popular term, “one-hit wonder”. Regardless, this song earned Starship an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song in 1988, showcasing the song’s widespread acclaim and cultural impact beyond the realm of music.

About the Artist

Starship is an American rock band from San Francisco, California. Initially a continuation of Jefferson Starship, it underwent a change in musical direction, the subsequent loss of personnel, and a lawsuit settlement that led to a name change.

Starship’s 1985 album, Knee Deep in the Hoopla, was certified platinum by the RIAA, and included two singles that went to number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart: “We Built This City” and “Sara”. Their follow up album, No Protection, released in 1987, was certified gold and featured the band’s third number one single, “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now”. After a short hiatus in the early 1990s, the band reformed in 1992 as “Starship featuring Mickey Thomas” and resumed touring.

Starship has released 10 studio albums, 1 live album, and 38 singles. The band has sold over 30 million records worldwide. Starship is still active today, and they continue to tour and release new music.

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