When the Going Gets Tough by Boyzone was a UK number 1 hit on Saturday, March 13, 1999 spending 2 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. "When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going" is a 1985 song co-written and originally recorded by English singer Billy Ocean in 1985. The Irish boyband Boyzone recorded a cover version for the 1999 Comic Relief telethon, shortening the title to "When The Going Gets Tough". Like the original, their version also reached number #1 on the UK Singles Chart, becoming their fifth chart-topper. The song received a platinum certification in the UK. The video included Graham Norton, Jo Brand, Phill Jupitus, Mel Smith, Davina McCall, Harry Hill, Steve Collins, John McCririck, Jimmy White, Mystic Meg, Will Mellor, James Dreyfus, the cast of Emmerdale, Adam Buxton and Joe Cornish, and Ulrika Jonsson and Saracen from Gladiators.
Who sang When the Going Gets Tough?
When the Going Gets Tough was performed by Boyzone
What year did When the Going Gets Tough get to the UK number 1 spot?
When the Going Gets Tough first became a UK number 1 on Saturday, March 13, 1999
How long was When the Going Gets Tough at number 1 in the UK?
When the Going Gets Tough spent 2 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.