Alive (Dami Im song)

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"Alive"
Single by Dami Im
from the album Dami Im
Released 28 October 2013 (2013-10-28)
Format
Recorded 2013
Genre Pop
Length 3:56
Label Sony
Writer(s)
  • Anthony Egizii
  • David Musumeci
Producer(s) DNA
Dami Im singles chronology
"Alive"
(2013)
"I Am Australian"
(2014)

"Alive" is the winner's single by series five winner of The X Factor Australia, Dami Im. It was released digitally on 28 October 2013, as the lead single from her self-titled second album. "Alive" was written and produced by DNA Songs.[1] Four days after its release in Australia, the song debuted at number one on the ARIA Singles Chart. It was certified Platinum by the Australian Recording Industry Association for selling over 70,000 copies.

Background and release[edit]

"Alive" was written by Anthony Egizii and David Musumeci. It was also produced by Egizii and Musumeci under their production name DNA.[2] After winning The X Factor, "Alive" was released for digital download in Australia on 28 October 2013, as Im's winner's single.[3] On 1 November 2013, "Alive" was released for digital download in South Korea on various music sites.[4][5][6]

Chart performance[edit]

Four days after its release in Australia, "Alive" debuted at number one on the ARIA Singles Chart with first-week sales of 44,025 copies.[7] One day after its release in South Korea, "Alive" debuted at number 51 on the South Korea Gaon International Digital Chart, for the week spanning from 27 October 2013 to 2 November 2013.[8] The following week, 3 November 2013 to 9 November 2013, "Alive" rose to number 29.[9]

Live performances[edit]

Im performed "Alive" live for the first time during The X Factor grand final performance show on 27 October 2013.[10] Im performed the song again during the grand final decider show the following day, after she was announced as the winner.[11]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Alive" – 3:56

Personnel[edit]

Source:[2]

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[13] 1
South Korea (Gaon International)[9] 29

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Position
Australian Artist Singles Chart[14] 14

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Australia (ARIA)[15] Platinum 70,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label
Australia[3] 28 October 2013 Digital download Sony Music Australia
United States[16]
South Korea[4] 1 November 2013 Sony Music Korea
Australia[12] 8 November 2013 CD Sony Music Australia

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alive (Audio) – info". Vevo. Retrieved 29 October 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Dami Im – Alive". JB Hi-Fi. Archived from the original on 25 May 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "iTunes – Music – Alive – Single by Dami Im". iTunes Store (Australia). Apple. Retrieved 29 October 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Mnet: Alive | 임다미 (Dami Im)". Mnet Media. Retrieved 7 November 2013. 
  5. ^ "Bugs Music: Alive". http://www.bugs.co.kr/. Retrieved 7 November 2013. 
  6. ^ "Naver Music: Alive". Naver. Retrieved 7 November 2013. 
  7. ^ "Geri Halliwell's comeback single sells just 393 copies in Australia". News.com.au (News Limited). 4 November 2013. Retrieved 23 May 2014. 
  8. ^ "Gaon International Digital Chart - Issue date: 13.10.27 - 13.11.02". Gaon Chart. Retrieved 7 November 2013. 
  9. ^ a b "Gaon International Digital Chart - Issue date: 13.11.03 - 13.11.09". Gaon Chart. Retrieved 14 November 2013. 
  10. ^ "The X Factor Live Final – Dami Im Steals The Show With 'And I Am Telling You'". Take 40 Australia. MCM Entertainment. 27 October 2013. Retrieved 3 November 2013. 
  11. ^ "The X Factor Grand Final 2013 – Dami Im Is Crowned The Winner!". Take 40 Australia. MCM Entertainment. 28 October 2013. Retrieved 3 November 2013. 
  12. ^ a b "Alive - CD Single". Sanity. Retrieved 25 November 2013. 
  13. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Dami Im – Alive". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved 3 November 2013.
  14. ^ "ARIA Top 50 Australian Artist Singles 2013". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 8 January 2014. 
  15. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2013 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 30 March 2014. 
  16. ^ "iTunes – Music – Alive – Single by Dami Im". iTunes Store (United States). Apple. Retrieved 23 May 2014.