Non mi avete fatto niente

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"Non mi avete fatto niente"
Non mi avete fatto niente - Ermal Meta & Fabrizio Moro.jpg
Single by Ermal Meta & Fabrizio Moro
from the album Non abbiamo armi and Parole rumori e anni
Released7 February 2018
FormatDigital download
Genrepop, folk pop
Length3:28
Label
Songwriter(s)
Ermal Meta singles chronology
"Piccola anima"
(2017)
"Non mi avete fatto niente"
(2018)
"Dall'alba al tramonto"
(2018)
Fabrizio Moro singles chronology
"La felicità"
(2017)
"Non mi avete fatto niente"
(2018)
"L'eternità (il mio quartiere)"
(2018)
Music video
"Non mi avete fatto niente" on YouTube
Italy "Non mi avete fatto niente"
Eurovision Song Contest 2018 entry
Country
Artist(s)
Language
Composer(s)
  • Ermal Meta
  • Fabrizio Moro
  • Andrea Febo
Lyricist(s)
  • Ermal Meta
  • Fabrizio Moro
  • Andrea Febo
Finals performance
Final result
5th
Final points
308
Appearance chronology
◄ "Occidentali's Karma" (2017)   
"Soldi" (2019) ►

"Non mi avete fatto niente" (Italian pronunciation: [nom mj aˈveːte ˈfatto ˈnjɛnte]; English: "You haven't done anything to me") is a song performed by Italian singers Ermal Meta and Fabrizio Moro. The song was released as a digital download on 7 February 2018 as the lead single from the respective albums by each artist: Non abbiamo armi and Parole rumori e anni.[1] It won the Sanremo Music Festival 2018 and represented Italy in the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal. On March 30, 2018, the shortened version for Eurovision was released on Spotify.[2][3]

In February 2019, the song received a nomination for the Voices for Freedom Award, voted by the Italian division of Amnesty International for the best song with a social message.[4]

Composition[edit]

The song was written by both singer-songwriters together with Andrea Febo.[5] The lyrics deal with wars across the world and terrorist attacks in Europe and the Middle East: the cities of London, Paris, Nice, Cairo and Barcelona are cited in the lyrics.[6] The song was written consequently to the Manchester Arena bombing that happened after an Ariana Grande concert in May 2017.[7][8]

The chorus of the song is cited from a previous song written by Febo (third author of "Non mi avete fatto niente"), titled "Silenzio" and submitted to the Newcomers' section of the Sanremo Music Festival 2016 performed by Ambra Calvani and Gabriele De Pascali.[9]

Eurovision Song Contest[edit]

Meta and Moro were announced to be taking part in the Sanremo Music Festival 2018 with the song "Non mi avete fatto niente" on 16 December 2017.[10][11] They competed during the show's first night on 6 February 2018, placing first after winning the televote and public opinion jury and placing second with the press jury.[12] The song competed again during the third night on 8 February, and placed first yet again, receiving top marks from the televote, and placing second and third with the public opinion jury and press jury, respectively. The song later competed in the final on 10 February, and advanced to the superfinal along with the songs by Annalisa and Lo Stato Sociale. They went on to win the competition after receiving 44.66% of the overall vote. Shortly after, it was confirmed that Meta and Moro had accepted the invitation to represent Italy at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 with the song "Non mi avete fatto niente".[13][14]

As Italy is a member of the "Big Five", the song automatically advanced to the final, held on 12 May 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal.[3][15][16] The song reached the fifth place.

Track listing[edit]

Digital download[17]
No.TitleLength
1."Non mi avete fatto niente"3:28
Eurovision version
No.TitleLength
1."Non mi avete fatto niente"3:02

Charts[edit]

Chart (2018) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[18] 30
Euro Digital Songs (Billboard)[19] 20
Italy (FIMI)[20] 2
Sweden Heatseeker (Sverigetopplistan)[21] 20
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[22] 16

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
Worldwide 7 February 2018 Digital download

References[edit]

  1. ^ Romanò, Eleonora (7 January 2018). "Ermal Meta & Fabrizio Moro - Non mi avete fatto niente (Radio Date: 07-02-2018)" (in Italian). EarOne. Retrieved 11 February 2018.
  2. ^ Scarpone, Cristian (11 February 2018). "ERMAL META and FABRIZIO MORO WIN SANREMO and WILL REPRESENT ITALY at EUROVISION 2018". wiwibloggs.com. wiwibloggs. Retrieved 11 February 2018.
  3. ^ a b Mercereau, Damien (12 February 2018). "Eurovision 2018 : Ermal Meta et Fabrizio Moro dans la tourmente en Italie" (in French). Le Figaro. Retrieved 24 February 2018.
  4. ^ "2019Ecco i 10 artisti in lizza per il Premio Amnesty International Italia". Radio 105 Network (in Italian). 27 February 2019. Retrieved 28 February 2019.
  5. ^ Laffranchi, Andrea (17 January 2018). "Sanremo 2018, Meta e Moro: «Una canzone contro la paura nata dopo l'attentato di Manchester»" (in Italian). Corriere della Sera. Retrieved 11 February 2018.
  6. ^ "Eurovision 2018: Who is representing Italy?". Italics Magazine. 11 May 2018. Retrieved 15 May 2018.
  7. ^ "Non mi avete fatto niente: testo, significato riferimenti storici e video della canzone di Moro e Meta che ha vinto Sanremo 2018". pianetadonna.it (in Italian). Pianeta Donna. 11 February 2018. Retrieved 11 February 2018.
  8. ^ Darcy, Marie-Line (11 May 2018). "L'Eurovision sous le signe de l'humanisme". rfi Musique (in French). RFI. Retrieved 15 May 2018.
  9. ^ "Sanremo 2018, Meta-Moro e il rischio squalifica. La replica: "La canzone rispetta il regolamento"" (in Italian). La Repubblica. 7 February 2018. Retrieved 11 February 2018.
  10. ^ Granger, Anthony (6 February 2018). "Tonight: Festival della Canzone Italiana di Sanremo 2018 – Night One". Eurovoix.
  11. ^ Lombardini, Emanuele (16 December 2017). "Sanremo 2018, ecco i 20 big: fra loro il rappresentante italiano all'Eurovision". eurofestivalnews.com (in Italian). Eurofestival NEWS. Retrieved 16 December 2017.
  12. ^ Gallagher, Robyn (October 12, 2017). "ITALY: RAI CONFIRMS FORMAT CHANGES FOR SANREMO 2018, INCLUDING NO DAILY ELIMINATIONS". Wiwibloggs. Retrieved October 12, 2017.
  13. ^ Jiandani, Sergio (11 February 2018). "Italy: Ermal Meta & Fabrizio Moro win Sanremo 2018 and will fly to Lisbon!". ESCToday.
  14. ^ Davies, Megan (11 February 2018). "Italy: Ermal Meta & Fabrizio Moro Win Sanremo 2018". Eurovoix.
  15. ^ "Lisbon revealed as Host City of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest!". Eurovision.tv. Retrieved 25 July 2017.
  16. ^ Jordan, Paul (12 January 2018). "All Aboard for the Semi-Final Allocation Draw". eurovision.tv. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  17. ^ "Non mi avete fatto niente - Single". iTunes. Retrieved 11 February 2018.
  18. ^ "Ultratop.be – Ermal Meta & Fabrizio Moro – Non mi avete fatto niente" (in Dutch). Ultratip. Retrieved 25 May 2018.
  19. ^ "Euro Digital Song Sales". Billboard. Retrieved 18 February 2018.
  20. ^ "Italiancharts.com – Ermal Meta & Fabrizio Moro – Non mi avete fatto niente". Top Digital Download. Retrieved 16 February 2018.
  21. ^ "Veckolista Heatseeker – Vecka 20, 18 maj 2018". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  22. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Ermal Meta & Fabrizio Moro – Non mi avete fatto niente". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved 19 February 2018.