Heartbeat (Justs song)

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Single by Justs Sirmais
Released3 February 2016
LabelAminata Music
Songwriter(s)Aminata Savadogo
  • Aminata Savadogo
  • Kaspars Ansons
Justs Sirmais singles chronology
"Ko Tu Dari?"
Eurovision Song Contest 2016 entry
Aminata Savadogo
Finals performance
Semi-final result
Semi-final points
Final result
Final points
Entry chronology
◄ "Love Injected" (2015)
"Line" (2017) ►

"Heartbeat" is a song performed by Latvian singer Justs. The song represented Latvia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016, and was written by previous Latvian Eurovision entrant Aminata Savadogo.[1] The song was released as a digital download on 3 February 2016 through Aminata Music.[2]

Music video[edit]

The video was directed by Andzej Gavriss who also directed Aminata Savadogo's video for "Love Injected".

Eurovision Song Contest[edit]

On 31 January 2016, Sirmais was announced as one of the twenty competing acts in the second season of Supernova, with the song "Heartbeat".[3][4] In the first heat on 7 February, Sirmais advanced to the semi-final after winning over 40% of the televote.[5] He competed in the semi-final on 21 February and advanced to the final through televoting.[6] He later won the final on 28 February with 20,725 votes.[1] Justs represented Latvia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016, performing in the first half of the second semi-final, and received enough points to perform at the finals.[7] There, the song achieved 15th place out of 26 finalists.[8]

Track listing[edit]

Digital download[2]
1."Heartbeat" (7th Heaven Radio Edit)2:51
2."Heartbeat" (7th Heaven Club Mix)6:03
3."Heartbeat" (Ex da Bass Radio Mix)3:11
4."Heartbeat" (Ex da Bass Club Mix)4:05
5."Heartbeat" (Dween Radio Mix)3:42
6."Heartbeat" (Dween Extended Mix)5:01
7."Heartbeat" (Ricky Mears & Shindo Remix)3:10


Chart (2016) Peak
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[9] 80

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
Worldwide 3 February 2016[2] Digital download Aminata Music


  1. ^ a b Roxburgh, Gordon (28 Feb 2016). "Justs to represent Latvia in 2016 with Heartbeat". EBU.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ a b c Heartbeat - Single by Justs Sirmais on iTunes
  3. ^ Laufer, Gil (24 January 2016). "Latvia: Supernova 2016 acts to be revealed on 31 January". esctoday.com. ESCToday.com. Archived from the original on 26 January 2016. Retrieved 24 January 2016.
  4. ^ Roxburgh, Gordon (31 January 2016). "20 songs in Latvian line up revealed". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 31 January 2016.
  5. ^ Brey, Marco (7 February 2016). "Latvia: First set of Supernova semi-finalists chosen". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 7 February 2016.
  6. ^ Roxburgh, Gordon (21 February 2016). "Latvia: The four songs through to the Supernova final". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 21 February 2016.
  7. ^ Jordan, Paul (25 January 2016). "Allocation Draw: The results!". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 25 January 2016.
  8. ^ "Justs finishes fifteenth in Eurovision". LSM.lv. eng.lsm.lv. 15 May 2016. Retrieved 16 May 2016.
  9. ^ "Justs – Heartbeat". Singles Top 100. Retrieved 20 May 2016.