Never Gonna Give You Up
"Never Gonna Give You Up" is a 1987 song performed by British singer Rick Astley. It was written and produced by Stock, Aitken & Waterman. The song was released as the first single from Astley's multi-million selling debut album, Whenever You Need Somebody. The song was a worldwide number-one hit, initially in the singer's native United Kingdom in 1987, where it stayed at number 1 for 5 weeks and was the best-selling single of that year. It eventually topped the charts in 25 countries, including the US and West Germany.The song won Best British Single at the 1988 Brit Awards. In 2004, it was voted #28 in 50 Most Awesomely Bad Songs ... Ever by VH1.