Sing It Away

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"Sing It Away"
Sandhja - Sing It Away.jpg
Single by Sandhja
from the album Freedom Venture
Released13 January 2016
FormatDigital download
Recorded2015
Genre
Length3:00
LabelSony Music Finland
Songwriter(s)
  • Sandhja
  • Milos Rosas
  • Heikki Korhonen
  • Petri Matara
  • Markus Savijoki
Sandhja singles chronology
"My Bass"
(2015)
"Sing It Away"
(2016)
"Love Me High"
(2016)
Finland "Sing It Away"
Eurovision Song Contest 2016 entry
Country
Artist(s)
Language
Composer(s)
Sandhja, Milos Rosas, Heikki Korhonen, Petri Matara, Markus Savijoki
Lyricist(s)
Sandhja, Milos Rosas, Heikki Korhonen, Petri Matara, Markus Savijoki
Finals performance
Semi-final result
15th
Semi-final points
51
Appearance chronology
◄ "Aina mun pitää" (2015)   
"Blackbird" (2017) ►

"Sing It Away" is a song performed by Finnish singer Sandhja. The song represented Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016, and was written by Sandhja along with Milos Rosas, Heikki Korhonen, Petri Matara, and Markus Savijoki.[1] The song was released as a digital download on 13 January 2016 through Sony Music Finland.[2]

Eurovision Song Contest[edit]

Sandhja was announced as one of the 18 competing artists in Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu 2016 on 12 January 2016.[3] She competed in the third semi-final and advanced to the final.[4] In the final, she was declared the winner after winning the jury vote and placing third with the public.[1] She represented Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016, performing in the first half of the first semi-final[5] on 10 May, but failed to qualify to the 14 May 2016 final.

Track listing[edit]

Digital download[2]
No.TitleLength
1."Sing It Away"3:00

Chart performance[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2016) Peak
position
Finland Download (Latauslista)[6] 8

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
Worldwide 13 January 2016[2] Digital download Sony Music Finland

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Uusi kotimainen laulajatar Sandhja yhdistelee musiikissaan urbaaneja ja etnisiä sävyjä". Sony Music Finland. Retrieved 27 February 2016.
  2. ^ a b c Sing It Away – Single by Sandhja on iTunes
  3. ^ Escudero, Victor M. (12 January 2016). "UMK 2016 line-up revealed in Finland". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 12 January 2016.
  4. ^ Escudero, Victor M. (20 February 2016). "Finland: Final line-up complete". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
  5. ^ Jordan, Paul (25 January 2016). "Allocation Draw: The results!". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 25 January 2016.
  6. ^ "Sandhja: Sing It Away" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland. Retrieved 6 March 2016.