|"Made of Stars"|
|Single by Hovi Star|
|Released||30 March 2016|
|Label||Universal Music Group|
|Hovi Star singles chronology|
|Eurovision Song Contest 2016 entry|
|◄ "Golden Boy" (2015)|
|"I Feel Alive" (2017) ►|
"Made of Stars" is a song performed by Israeli singer Hovi Star. The song represented Israel in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016, and was written and produced by Doron Medalie. The song was released as a digital download on 30 March 2016 through Universal Music Group.
Eurovision Song Contest
The Israeli entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 was selected through the reality singing competition HaKokhav HaBa L'Eirovizion ("The Next Star for Eurovision"). The competition consisted of fifteen shows, which commenced on 5 December 2015 and concluded on 3 March 2016. The final took place on 3 March 2016 at the G.G. Studios in Neve Ilan, Jerusalem. The four performers were matched with a potential Eurovision Song Contest song chosen from over 100 submissions by a professional committee with members from IBA, Keshet and the Israeli Broadcasting Corporation. The winner was selected in two rounds. In the first round the four performers competed in duels and each performed a cover song. The two duel winners advanced to the second round based on a public vote as well as votes from each member of the judging panel who had the option of boosting the performer's score by 3%. Hovi performed "Stay with Me" during the first round he advanced to the second round where he performed his Eurovision song, he won with 68% of the public vote.
A music video to accompany the release of "Made of Stars" was first released onto Star's YouTube channel on 13 March 2016 at a total length of three minutes and fourteen seconds.
|1.||"Made of Stars"||3:01|
|Israel (Media Forest)||5|
|Worldwide||30 March 2016||Digital download||Universal Music Group|