“Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now” is a song by the American rock band Starship, written by Diane Warren and Albert Hammond. It was released in January 1987 as a single from the soundtrack of the Michael Gottlieb’s romantic comedy film “Mannequin.” In July 1987, it was included on Starship’s second studio album, “No Protection”.
“Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now” became a commercial success, reaching high positions on music charts in multiple countries, including #1 in the United States, UK, and Canada. Its infectious melody, heartfelt lyrics, and the vocal chemistry between Grace Slick and Mickey Thomas resonated with audiences. Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now” received a nomination for Best Original Song at the 60th Academy Awards.
“Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now” is characterized by its catchy melody, upbeat tempo, and the powerful vocals of Grace Slick and Mickey Thomas, both prominent members of the band. The song’s production captures a sense of optimism and unity. The music video features Kim Cattrall and shows Mickey Thomas pursuing a mannequin who comes to life, played by Grace Slick, and is intercut with scenes from the film Mannequin.
The song remains a classic of 1980s pop music and is often associated with romantic and inspirational moments in film and television. It’s considered one of Starship’s signature tracks and a beloved hit in their discography.