- background vocals:
- Kelly Barretto, Robert Bell, Ronald Bell, George Brown , Dee Dee Bryant, Gwen Hester, Cynthia Huggins, Robert Mickens, Joan Motley, Meekaeel Muhammad, Elaine Sims, James “J.T.” Taylor , Cedric Toon and Earl Toon, Jr.
- Kool & The Gang
- lead vocals:
- James “J.T.” Taylor
- has remixes:
- Final Countdown (live mix) by Pretty Lights
- recording of:
- Robert “Kool” Bell, Ronald Bell, George Brown , Eumir Deodato, Robert Spike Mickens, Claydes Smith, James “J.T.” Taylor , Dennis “D.T.” Thomas and Earl Toon, Jr.
- EMI Music Publishing WP Ltd., WB Music Corp. (1980) and Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (1980)
- later translated versions:
- later translated parody versions: