Unstoppable (Rascal Flatts song)
|Single by Rascal Flatts|
|from the album Unstoppable|
|Released||January 4, 2010 (radio)|
February 9, 2010 (Olympic mix)
|Length||3:39 (Olympics mix)|
3:48 (album version)
James T. Slater
|Rascal Flatts singles chronology|
"Unstoppable" is a song written by Hillary Lindsey, Jay DeMarcus, and James T. Slater and recorded by American country music group Rascal Flatts. It was released in January 2010 as the fourth and final single and title track from their 2009 album of the same name. It is also their last single released by Lyric Street Records, before moving to Big Machine later in the year. The song peaked at number 7 on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.
The song is a ballad, in which the narrator urges to push through tough times ("Love is unstoppable").
At the closing arena show at the 2010 National Scout Jamboree, a video of the Saturn V taking off was followed by the song being played while the screens showed famous Boy Scouts and Eagle Scouts leading up to the Moon and Neil Armstrong stepping on the surface saying his famous line.
Audrey Snyder of Roughstock gave the song a positive review, citing the group’s strong powerful vocals, and commenting, “The lyrics are definitely some of the most meaningful the group has done in a while” 
A music video was released for the song, using the altered lyrics of the Olympic Mix.
"Unstoppable" first charted at number 80 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and also charted at number 100 on the Canadian Hot 100 in 2009 when the album was released. After being released as a single, the song debuted at number 56 on U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart in January 2010. It re-entered at number 92 on U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart for the week of February 27, 2010 and re-entered at number 83 on the Canadian Hot 100 chart for the week of February 27, 2010. In June 2010, it reached a peak of number 7 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||7|
|US Billboard Hot 100||52|
|Canada (Canadian Hot 100)||83|
|US Country Songs (Billboard)||39|
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- "Rascal Flatts Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.
- "Rascal Flatts Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard.
- "Best of 2010: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2010. Retrieved December 13, 2010.