Stay (Tooji song)

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"Stay"
Single by Tooji
Released 11 February 2012
Recorded 2012
Genre Dance-pop
Writer(s) Tooji Keshtkar, Peter Boström and Figge Boström
Norway "Stay"
Eurovision Song Contest 2012 entry
Country Norway
Artist(s) Tooji
Languages English
Composer(s) Tooji, Peter Boström and Figge Boström
Lyricist(s) Tooji, Peter Boström and Figge Boström
Finals performance
Semi-final result 10th
Semi-final points 45
Final result 26th
Final points 7
Appearance chronology
◄ "Haba Haba" (2011)   
"I Feed You My Love" (2013) ►

Stay is a 2012 a Norwegian English language song written by Tooji Keshtkar, Peter Boström and Figge Boström and sung by Tooji, a Norwegian singer of Iranian origin. On 11 February 2012, it won the 2012 edition of the Melodi Grand Prix for 2012. "Stay" represented Norway in the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 in Baku, Azerbaijan. The song advanced from the second semi-final, but in the final it finished in last place with seven points.

In 2012 Melodi Grand Prix[edit]

Tooji took part in the 2012 Melodi Grand Prix in a bid to represent Norway in the 2012 Eurovison Song Contest. On 28 January 2012, at the semi final 3 stage at the Florø Idrettssenter in Florø, the song came second to Petter Øien & Bobby Bare and their song "Things Change". But as top 3 songs would qualify, the song won the right to be featured in the Final 10 section. On 11 February, it took part in the Final 10, reaching the Top 4 stage. The Record Company of This Song is Synnes Music Management AS

Chart performance[edit]

Immediately after winning the Melodi Grand, the song was made available on downloads and entered VG-lista, the official Norwegian Singles Chart at #2.

Chart (2012) Peak
position
[1]
Norway (VG-lista) 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ Steffen Hung. "Tooji page". NorwegianCharts.com. Retrieved 2012-02-15. 
Preceded by
"Haba Haba" by Stella Mwangi
Melodi Grand Prix winners
2012
Succeeded by
"I Feed You My Love" by Margaret Berger