|"I Can't Stop Loving You (Though I Try)"|
|Single by Leo Sayer|
|from the album Leo Sayer|
|B-side||"No Looking Back"|
|Released||23 June 1978|
|Leo Sayer singles chronology|
"I Can't Stop Loving You (Though I Try)" is a song written by singer-songwriter William Nicholls and first recorded by his short-lived project, White Horse – a collaboration between himself, Kenny Altman, and Jon Lind – and featured on the group's 1977 self-titled album.
The following year, Leo Sayer featured a version on his self-titled album on the Chrysalis label. It reached number six on the UK Singles Chart and was classified silver. An American Southern rock group, the Outlaws, recorded "I Can't Stop Loving You" on their 1980 release Ghost Riders. In 2002, Phil Collins also covered the song, as "Can't Stop Loving You". His version reached number 28 on the UK Singles Chart.For other versions of the song, see section below.
The Leo Sayer single was released in 1978 as follows:
|Australia (Kent Music Report)||37|
|South Africa (Springbok)||18|
|UK Singles Chart||6|
|"Can't Stop Loving You"|
|Single by Phil Collins|
|from the album Testify|
|B-side||"High Flying Angel"|
|Released||28 October 2002|
|Phil Collins singles chronology|
"Can't Stop Loving You" is the tenth song by English singer Phil Collins on his seventh solo album Testify , released in 2002. The song was the lead single from Testify. It is also released as the 12th track on the first CD of the 2004 compilation album, Love Songs: A Compilation... Old and New . Although it had minor airplay, the song was yet another number one Billboard adult contemporary smash hit for Collins, his eighth.The song also reached the number ten on the Eurochart.
The song was originally recorded by Collins in 2000 for a love songs project along with "Least You Can Do", but both tracks were released in 2002 for Testify.Collins' version has some minor changes in the lyrics and introduces a bridge after the second chorus.
|2020||iHeartRadio Music Awards||Best Cover Song (Taylor Swift)||Nominated|
* Sales figures based on certification alone.
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