Icebreaker (song)

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"Icebreaker"
Agnete - Icebreaker.jpg
Single by Agnete
Released2 February 2016
FormatDigital download
Recorded2015
Genre
Length3:00
LabelAiko Music
Songwriter(s)
  • Agnete Johnsen
  • Gabriel Alares
  • Ian Curnow
Agnete singles chronology
"Hurricane Lover"
(2015)
"Icebreaker"
(2016)
Norway "Icebreaker"
Eurovision Song Contest 2016 entry
Country
Artist(s)
Language
Composer(s)
Agnete Johnsen, Gabriel Alares, Ian Curnow
Lyricist(s)
Agnete Johnsen, Gabriel Alares, Ian Curnow
Finals performance
Semi-final result
13th
Semi-final points
63
Appearance chronology
◄ "A Monster Like Me" (2015)   
"Grab the Moment" (2017) ►

"Icebreaker" is a song performed by Norwegian singer Agnete. The song represented Norway in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016, and was written by Agnete along with Gabriel Alares and Ian Curnow.[1] The song was released as a digital download on 2 February 2016 through Aiko Music.[2]

A music video for the song was released on 22 April 2016.[3]

Eurovision Song Contest[edit]

Agnete was announced as one of the ten competing artists in Melodi Grand Prix 2016 with the song "Icebreaker" on 19 January 2016.[4] She performed in the final on 27 February, and was later announced as the winner, earning 166,728 votes from the Norwegian public.[1] She represented Norway in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016, performing in the second semi-final[5] on May 12, 2016, but failed to qualify to the May 14 final.

Track listing[edit]

Digital download[2]
No.TitleLength
1."Icebreaker"2:56

Charts[edit]

Chart (2016) Peak
position
Norway (VG-lista)[6] 11

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Norway (IFPI Norway)[7] Gold 2,000,000double-dagger

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

Release history[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Jordan, Paul; Nilsson, Helena (27 February 2016). "Agnete to represent Norway in 2016". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 27 February 2016.
  2. ^ a b c Icebreaker - Single by Agnete on iTunes
  3. ^ Lutnæs, Magnus Aas (22 April 2016). "Se musikkvideoen til Agnete Johnsens "Icebreaker"". nrk.no (in Norwegian). Norsk rikskringkasting. Retrieved 22 April 2016.
  4. ^ Hyttebakk, Jon Marius (19 January 2016). "Stage Dolls blant årets MGP-artister". mgp.no (in Norwegian). NRK. Retrieved 19 January 2016.
  5. ^ Jordan, Paul (25 January 2016). "Allocation Draw: The results!". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 25 January 2016.
  6. ^ http://lista.vg.no/liste/topp-20-single/1/dato/2016/uke/9
  7. ^ "Agnete – Icebreaker". ifpi.no. Retrieved 18 May 2016.