Can't Stop (After 7 song)

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"Can't Stop"
After 7 - Can't Stop single cover.jpg
Single by After 7
from the album After 7
Released May 16, 1990 (1990-05-16)
Format 7", 12", cassette, CD
Recorded 1989
Genre R&B, New jack swing
Length 4:07
Label Virgin
Songwriter(s) L.A. Reid, Babyface[1]
Producer(s) L.A. Reid, Babyface[2]
After 7 singles chronology
"Ready or Not"
(1990)
"Can't Stop"
(1990)
"My Only Woman"
(1990)
"Ready or Not"
(1990)
"Can't Stop"
(1990)
"My Only Woman"
(1990)

"Can't Stop" is a song performed by After 7, issued as the fourth single from the group's eponymous debut album. It is the group's highest charting single, peaking at #6 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1990.[3] The song also became the group's second #1 R&B single,[3] as well as peaking at #25 on the dance charts.[4]

"Can't Stop" was certified Gold by the RIAA on February 7, 1991.[5]

Chart positions[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1990) Peak
position
US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)[6] 23
US Billboard Hot 100[6] 6
US Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales (Billboard)[6] 13
US Dance Music/Club Play Singles (Billboard)[6] 25
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks (Billboard)[6] 1
US Radio Songs (Billboard)[7] 6

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1990) Position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[8] 60
U.S. Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks (Billboard)[9] 23

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "After 7 - Can't Stop (Vinyl) at Discogs". Discogs. Retrieved March 26, 2014. 
  2. ^ "After 7 - Can't Stop (Vinyl) at Discogs". Discogs. Retrieved March 26, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 25. 
  4. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance/Disco: 1974-2003. Record Research. p. 17. 
  5. ^ "Gold & Platinum: After 7 - RIAA Searchable Database". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 2015-08-05. 
  6. ^ a b c d e "After 7 - Awards - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved March 26, 2014. 
  7. ^ "After 7 - Chart history - Billboard". Billboard. Retrieved March 26, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1990". LongboredSurfer.com. Archived from the original on January 17, 2010. Retrieved September 15, 2009. 
  9. ^ "After 7 - Chart history - Billboard". Billboard. Retrieved March 26, 2014. 

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Preceded by
"Make You Sweat" by Keith Sweat
Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks number one single
August 4, 1990
Succeeded by
"Vision of Love" by Mariah Carey