Addiction (Medina song)

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"Addiction"
Single by Medina
from the album Welcome to Medina
Released 1 November 2010
Format CD single, digital download
Recorded 2010
Genre Electro-pop
Length 3:37
Label EMI
Writer(s) Medina Valbak, Rasmus Stabell, Jeppe Federspiel, Lisa Greene
Producer(s) Providers
Medina singles chronology
"Lonely"
(2010)
"Addiction"
(2010)
"Gutter"
(2011)

Addiction is a song by Danish singer Medina from her international debut studio album Welcome to Medina. It was released as the third single from the album on 1 November 2010. The electro-pop song was written by Medina, Providers and Lisa Greene and it was produced by Providers. "Addiction" peaked at number one in Denmark, becoming Medina's fifth number-one single. In the United States, the song peaked at number one on Billboard's Hot Dance Airplay chart.

Live performances[edit]

Medina performed the song on DR's Sport 2010 and during the "Welcome to Medina Tour" in Germany.

Chart performance[edit]

"Addiction" debuted at number 59 in Germany and stayed in the chart for nine weeks. In Denmark the song debuted at number 16 on the chart in the release week of the album Welcome to Medina due to a high amount of downloads and dropped off the chart two weeks later. On December 17, 2010 "Addiction" peaked at number one in Denmark. The song has spent a total of 21 weeks on the chart, and has since been certified platinum by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) for sales of 30,000 units. On the issue dated 21 May 2011, "Addiction" peaked at number one on Billboard's Hot Dance Airplay chart in the United States.

Track listing[edit]

  • Danish digital download[1]
  1. "Addiction" – 2:53
  • Danish iTunes digital download EP - (Remixes Vol. 1)[2]
  1. "Addiction" (Rune RK Remix) – 6:21
  2. "Addiction" (Traplite Remix) – 5:30
  3. "Addiction" (Svenstrup & Vendelboe Remix) – 5:07
  • German CD single[3]
  1. "Addiction" – 2:53
  2. "The One" (Acoustic Version) – 3:55
  • German digital download EP[4]
  1. "Addiction" – 3:37
  2. "The One" (Acoustic Version) – 3:57
  3. "Addiction" (Five Star DJ Remix) – 6:28
  • US digital download[5]
  1. "Addiction" (Radio Edit) – 2:53
  2. "Addiction" (Extended Version) – 5:06

Charts and certifications[edit]

Chart precession and succession[edit]

Preceded by
"Når tiden går baglæns"
by Clara Sofie and Rune RK
Danish Tracklisten number-one single
17 December 2010 – 14 December 2010
Succeeded by
"Champion"
by Clemens featuring Jon Nørgaard
Preceded by
"E.T."
by Katy Perry featuring Kanye West
US Hot Dance Airplay number-one single
21 May 2011 – 28 May 2011
Succeeded by
"Mr. Saxobeat"
by Alexandra Stan

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
Denmark[1] 1 November 2010 Digital download Labelmade, At:tack Music
Germany[3][4] 26 November 2010 CD single, digital download EMI
United States[5] 5 April 2011 Digital download Ultra Records

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "iTunes - Music - Addiction (Radio Edit) by Medina". Itunes.apple.com. 2010-11-01. Retrieved 2011-09-12. 
  2. ^ "iTunes - Music - Addiction (Remixes Vol. 1) by Medina". Itunes.apple.com. 2010-12-06. Retrieved 2011-09-12. 
  3. ^ a b "Addiction: Medina: Amazon.de: Musik". Amazon.de. 2009-09-09. Retrieved 2011-09-12. 
  4. ^ a b "Addiction - EP von Medina - Addiction - EP bei iTunes laden". Itunes.apple.com. 2010-11-26. Retrieved 2011-09-12. 
  5. ^ a b "iTunes - Music - Addiction - Single by Medina". Itunes.apple.com. 2011-04-05. Retrieved 2011-09-12. 
  6. ^ "Danishcharts.com – Medina – Addiction". Tracklisten.
  7. ^ "Medina – Addiction Hitlisten.nu" (in Danish). Tracklisten.
  8. ^ "Die ganze Musik im Internet: Charts, News, Neuerscheinungen, Tickets, Genres, Genresuche, Genrelexikon, Künstler-Suche, Musik-Suche, Track-Suche, Ticket-Suche – musicline.de" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH.
  9. ^ "EHR top 40". Retrieved 22 August 2012. 
  10. ^ Kristiansen, Annegerd Lerche (9 May 2011). "Medina nummer et i USA: Jeg føler mig velsignet". DR. Retrieved 9 May 2011. 
  11. ^ a b "Album-Top 100". Hitlisten. IFPI Danmark& Nielsen Music Control. Archived from the original on 2012-01-23. 
  12. ^ "Album Top-40". Hitlisten. IFPI Danmark & Nielsen Music Control. 2011-02-04. Retrieved 2011-05-09. 

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