Tempo (Margaret song)

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Single by Margaret
Released9 February 2019 (2019-02-09)
Margaret singles chronology
"Gaja Hornby"

"Tempo" is a song by Polish singer Margaret. It was written by Anderz Wrethov, Jimmy Jansson, Laurell Barker and Sebastian von Koenigsegg.[1] The song was released on 9 February 2019 by Powerhouse and Warner Music.

On 27 November 2018, Swedish broadcaster Sveriges Television (SVT) announced that Margaret was one of the artists taking part in Melodifestivalen 2019, Sweden's national selection for Eurovision Song Contest 2019, with "Tempo".[1] She placed fifth in the second semi-final of the competition which took place on 9 February 2019 in Malmö Arena, and was subsequently eliminated.[1][2]

The single charted in the top 10 in Poland and in the top 50 in Sweden.

Music video[edit]

"Tempo" has two music videos labelled "Up" and "Down" which make one music video when put together on two separate mobile devices with the device on top playing the "Up" version of the video and the device below playing the "Down" version at the same time. Both versions, directed by Maciej Bieliński, were released on 25 April 2019.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  • Digital single[4]
  1. "Tempo" – 2:49


Year Ceremony Category Result Ref.
2020 Fryderyk Audience Award Nominated [5]


Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label Ref.
Various 9 February 2019


  1. ^ a b c Dahlander, Gustav (27 November 2018). "Artisterna i Melodifestivalen 2019: Hela listan – så blir deltävlingarna". Gustavs expertblogg (in Swedish). SVT. Archived from the original on 27 November 2018. Retrieved 27 November 2018.
  2. ^ Ekdahl, Pernilla; Zandihn, Maria (9 February 2019). "De gick vidare till final". Skånska Dagbladet (in Swedish). Archived from the original on 10 February 2019. Retrieved 10 February 2019.
  3. ^ "Margaret z innowacyjnym klipem. Tego w Polsce jeszcze nie było!" (in Polish). TVN. 26 April 2019. Archived from the original on 26 April 2019. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  4. ^ a b Citations accounting for the digital release of "Tempo" in various countries:
  5. ^ "Wybierz z nami Nagrodę Publiczności Fryderyk Festiwal 2020!". Radio ZET. Archived from the original on 25 February 2020. Retrieved 25 February 2020.
  6. ^ "Listy bestsellerów, wyróżnienia :: Związek Producentów Audio-Video". Polish Airplay Top 100. Retrieved 15 April 2019.
  7. ^ "Sverigetopplistan – Sveriges Officiella Topplista". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  8. ^ "Chart Search: Margaret – Tempo". Billboard. Archived from the original on 1 May 2019. Retrieved 1 May 2019.
  9. ^ "Najpopularniejsze albumy i single 2019 roku" (in Polish). ZPAV. 27 January 2020. Retrieved 27 January 2020.