|Single by Billy Ocean|
|from the album Suddenly|
|Released||7 September 1984|
|Length||3:38 (single edit)
7:55 (album version)
|Billy Ocean singles chronology|
"Caribbean Queen (No More Love on the Run)" is a song by British recording artist Billy Ocean. Co-written and co-produced by Keith Diamond, it climbed to number one on both the soul singles and Hot 100, in the US and number six in the UK Singles Chart in 1984. The song won Ocean the 1985 Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance, making him the first British artist to win in that category.
The song was recorded under different titles for different parts of the world—resulting in versions such as "European Queen" and "African Queen".
In 2004, the song was re-released as a digital single for its 20th anniversary, shooting up to no. 25 on the Billboard digital singles chart and garnering radio play across the US and UK.
In 1985, Melba Moore recorded an "answer song" on her album Read My Lips entitled "King Of My Heart"
The song was also heard in the Miami Vice episode titled "Prodigal Son" from season 2.
An instrumental version of "Caribbean Queen" was used during the starting lineup for CBS' telecast of the 1986 Daytona 500.