Skeletons (Dihaj song)

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"Skeletons"
Skeletons - Dihaj.png
Single by Dihaj
Released15 March 2017
FormatDigital download
Genre
Length2:59
LabelCAP-Sounds
Songwriter(s)
Dihaj singles chronology
"Eşqini aşagı sal"
(2016)
"Skeletons"
(2017)
Eurovision Song Contest 2017 entry
Country
Artist(s)
Language
Composer(s)
Lyricist(s)
Sandra Bjurman
Finals performance
Semi-final result
8th
Semi-final points
150
Final result
14th
Final points
120
Appearance chronology
◄ "Miracle" (2016)   
"X My Heart" (2018) ►

"Skeletons" is a song performed by Azerbaijani singer Dihaj. The song represented Azerbaijan in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017.[1] The song was revealed to the public on 11 March 2017, and was released as a digital download on 15 March.[2] The song is composed by Isa Melikov and Sandra Bjurman, who composed the country's 2011 winning entry "Running Scared".

Eurovision Song Contest[edit]

Dihaj was confirmed to be the Azerbaijani representative to the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 on 5 December 2016.[3][4] The music video to her entry, "Skeletons", was later revealed on 11 March 2017.[1] Azerbaijan competed in the first half of the first semi-final at the Eurovision Song Contest[5][6] in which she qualified to the final. She was 12th in the running order of the grand final and finished in 14th place including 42 points from televote (11th place) and 78 points from the juries (12th place).[7]

Track listing[edit]

Digital download[8]
No.TitleLength
1."Skeletons"2:59
2."Skeletons" (Karaoke Version)2:59

Charts[edit]

Chart (2017) Peak
position
Sweden Heatseeker (Sverigetopplistan)[9] 1

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
Worldwide 15 March 2017 Digital download CAP-Sounds

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Dihaj reveals Azerbaijan's 'Skeletons'". Eurovision.tv. Retrieved 2017-03-11.
  2. ^ Salmon, Josh (11 March 2017). "AZERBAIJAN: DIHAJ REVEALS "SKELETONS" AS HER ENTRY FOR EUROVISION 2017". wiwibloggs.com. Wiwibloggs.
  3. ^ Adams, William Lee (5 December 2016). "Azerbaijan: DiHaj - a.k.a. Diana Hajiyeva - will sing at Eurovision 2017". wiwibloggs.com. Wiwibloggs.
  4. ^ Granger, Anthony (5 December 2016). "Azerbaijan: Diana Hajiyeva to Eurovision Song Contest 2017". eurovoix.com. Eurovoix.
  5. ^ Jordan, Paul (9 September 2016). "Kyiv to host Eurovision 2017!". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 11 September 2016.
  6. ^ Jordan, Paul (21 January 2016). "Semi-Final Allocation Draw on Monday, pots revealed". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 25 January 2016.
  7. ^ "EXCLUSIVE: Running order for the 2017 Grand Final released!". Eurovision.tv. Retrieved 11 May 2017.
  8. ^ "Skeletons - Single". Retrieved 15 March 2017.
  9. ^ "Sverigetopplistan - Sveriges Officiella Topplista". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 19 May 2017. Click on "Veckans Heatseeker".