Gravity (Hovig song)

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"Gravity"
Hovig - Gravity.jpg
Single by Hovig
Released2 March 2017
FormatDigital download
Genre
Length2:59
LabelG:songs
Songwriter(s)
Hovig singles chronology
"Stone in a River"
(2015)
"Gravity"
(2017)
"Words Are Never Easy"
(2018)
Cyprus "Gravity"
Eurovision Song Contest 2017 entry
Country
Artist(s)
Language
Composer(s)
Finals performance
Semi-final result
5th
Semi-final points
164
Final result
21st
Final points
68
Appearance chronology
◄ "Alter Ego" (2016)   
"Fuego" (2018) ►

"Gravity" is a song performed by Cypriot singer Hovig. The song was written by Thomas G:son. It represented Cyprus in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017.[1] The song's music video was publicly released on 1 March 2017, while it was released as a digital download 2 March 2017.[2]

Eurovision Song Contest[edit]

On 21 October 2016, Hovig was announced as the Cypriot representative to the Eurovision Song Contest 2017.[1] It was then confirmed that Thomas G:son, the writer of the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 winning song, "Euphoria", would be writing Hovig's entry. Throughout January and February 2017, Hovig released hints of the song's title and lyrics through his Facebook page.[3][4][5] The song's music video was later released on 1 March 2017, and it was released as a digital download the following day.[2] Cyprus competed in the second half of the first semi-final at the Eurovision Song Contest.[6][7]

Track listing[edit]

Digital download[8]
No.TitleLength
1."Gravity"2:59
7th Heaven Remixes
No.TitleLength
1."Gravity (7th Heaven Epic Radio Mix)"4:08
2."Gravity (7th Heaven Epic Club Mix)"6:25

Charts[edit]

Chart (2017) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[9] 101
Sweden Heatseeker (Sverigetopplistan)[10] 11

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
Worldwide 2 March 2017 Digital download G:songs

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Jiandani, Sanjay (21 October 2016). "Cyprus: Hovig will fly to Kyiv!". esctoday.com. Esctoday.com.
  2. ^ a b Herbert, Emily. "CYPRUS: "GRAVITY" TO BE RELEASED ON MARCH 1ST". Eurovoix. Eurovoix. Retrieved 2 February 2017.
  3. ^ Granger, Anthony (29 January 2017). "CYPRUS: HOVIG DROPS HINT OF EUROVISION SONG TITLE". eurovoix.com. Eurovoix.
  4. ^ Herbert, Emily (31 January 2017). "CYPRUS: HOVIG GIVES FINAL HINT OF EUROVISION SONG TITLE". eurovoix.com. Eurovoix.
  5. ^ Herbert, Emily (13 February 2017). "CYPRUS: HOVIG RELEASES LYRICS TO CHORUS OF "GRAVITY"". eurovoix.com. Eurovoix.
  6. ^ Jordan, Paul (9 September 2016). "Kyiv to host Eurovision 2017!". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 11 September 2016.
  7. ^ Jordan, Paul (21 January 2016). "Semi-Final Allocation Draw on Monday, pots revealed". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 25 January 2016.
  8. ^ "Gravity - Single". iTunes. Retrieved 6 March 2017.
  9. ^ "Ultratop.be – Hovig %5BBE%5D – Gravity" (in Dutch). Ultratip. Retrieved 19 May 2017.
  10. ^ "Sverigetopplistan - Sveriges Officiella Topplista". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 19 May 2017. Click on "Veckans Heatseeker".