Ghost (Jamie-Lee Kriewitz song)

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"Ghost"
Jamie-Lee Kriewitz - Ghost.jpg
Single by Jamie-Lee Kriewitz
from the album Berlin
Released12 December 2015
FormatDigital download
Recorded2015
Genre
Length3:52
Label
Songwriter(s)
Germany "Ghost"
Eurovision Song Contest 2016 entry
Country
Artist(s)
Language
Composer(s)
Thomas Burchia, Anna Leyne, Conrad Hensel
Lyricist(s)
Anna Leyne
Finals performance
Final result
26th
Final points
11
Appearance chronology
◄ "Black Smoke" (2015)   
"Perfect Life" (2017) ►

"Ghost" is a song performed by German singer Jamie-Lee Kriewitz. The song represented Germany in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 in Stockholm, Sweden, and was written by Thomas Burchia (better known as DJ Thomilla), Anna Leyne, and Conrad Hensel.[1] The song was released as a digital download on 12 December 2015 through Polydor and Island Records.[2] It was also performed as Kriewitz's winner's single during season five of The Voice of Germany.

Eurovision Song Contest[edit]

Kriewitz was announced as one of the participants in Unser Lied für Stockholm on 12 January 2016.[3] In the final, she performed ninth and later advanced to the superfinal. She performed last in the superfinal, and was later announced as the winner with 44.5% of the tele-vote.[1] She then represented Germany in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016. Being a member of the "Big 5", the song automatically advanced to the final,[4] where it came in last place with 11 points.

Track listing[edit]

Digital download[2]
No.TitleLength
1."Ghost" (From The Voice of Germany)3:52

Charts[edit]

Chart (2015) Peak
position
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[5] 65
Germany (Official German Charts)[6] 11
Sweden Heatseekers (Sverigetopplistan)[7] 10
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[8] 26

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
Europe 12 December 2015[2] Digital download Polydor/Island

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Brey, Marco (25 February 2016). "Jamie-Lee Kriewitz to represent Germany". EBU.
  2. ^ a b c Ghost - Single by Jamie-Lee Kriewitz on iTunes
  3. ^ "Deutscher Vorentscheid: Teilnehmer stehen fest". eurovision.de (in German). ARD. 12 January 2016. Retrieved 12 January 2016.
  4. ^ Jordan, Paul (21 January 2016). "Semi-Final Allocation Draw on Monday, pots revealed". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 25 January 2016.
  5. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Jamie-Lee Kriewitz – Ghost" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40.
  6. ^ "Musicline.de – Jamie-Lee Kriewitz Single-Chartverfolgung" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH.
  7. ^ Swedish Heatseekers Chart (13 May 2016). Retrieved 22 May 2016.
  8. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Jamie-Lee Kriewitz – Ghost". Swiss Singles Chart.