Beautiful Mess (Kristian Kostov song)

"Beautiful Mess" is a song performed by Bulgarian-Russian singer Kristian Kostov.[1] The song was released as a digital download on 13 March 2017 through Virginia Records. The song represented Bulgaria in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kiev, Ukraine.[1][2] Beautiful Mess was performed as Kostov's first song on Singer 2019.[3]

"Beautiful Mess"
Beautiful Mess - Kristian Kostov.jpeg
Single by Kristian Kostov
Released13 March 2017
Recorded2016
GenreElectropop
Length3:00
LabelVirginia Records
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • Borislav Milanov
  • Sebastian Arman
  • Joacim Bo Persson
Kristian Kostov singles chronology
"Vdigam Level"
(2016)
"Beautiful Mess"
(2017)
"Глубина"
(2017)
Music video
"Beautiful Mess" on YouTube
Eurovision Song Contest 2017 entry
Country
Artist(s)
Language
Composer(s)
Lyricist(s)
Finals performance
Semi-final result
1st
Semi-final points
403
Final result
2nd
Final points
615
Entry chronology
◄ "If Love Was a Crime" (2016)   
"Bones" (2018) ►

Eurovision Song ContestEdit

 
Kristian Kostov performing "Beautiful Mess" in Kiev.

On 22 December 2016, the Bulgarian broadcaster Bulgarian National Television (BNT), made an open call for music producers and record labels to submit songs to become the Bulgarian entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017.[4] On 25 January 2017, it was revealed that six songs had been shortlisted, and on 7 February, it was announced that three of the songs had been further shortlisted.[5][6] On 13 March, Kostov was revealed as the Bulgarian entrant, while his song, "Beautiful Mess", was revealed later that same day.[7][8][9] Bulgaria competed in the second half of the second semi-final at the Eurovision Song Contest.[10][11]

It qualified from the second semi-final and went on to place second in the grand final, held on 13 May 2017. It is the best-performing song in Bulgaria's history at the Eurovision Song Contest.[12]

Track listingEdit

Digital download[13]
No.TitleLength
1."Beautiful Mess"3:00
Remixes – Single
No.TitleLength
1."Beautiful Mess" (Hit the Floor Remix)4:24
2."Beautiful Mess" (Baron Grand Sunset Remix)3:21

ChartsEdit

Chart (2017) Peak
position
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[14] 60
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[15] 32
Bulgaria (PROPHON)[16] 2
France Downloads (SNEP)[17] 160
Hungary (Single Top 40)[18] 19
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[19] 91
Russia (TopHit)[20] 457
Scotland (OCC)[21] 75
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[22] 51
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[23] 85
UK Download (OCC)[24] 73

Release historyEdit

Region Date Format Label
Worldwide 13 March 2017 Digital download Virginia Records

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Herbert, Emily (9 March 2017). "Bulgaria: Entry To Be Revealed On March 13". eurovoix.com. Eurovoix. Retrieved 10 March 2017.
  2. ^ Jordan, Paul (13 March 2017). "Bulgaria is a 'Beautiful Mess' in 2017". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 13 March 2017.
  3. ^ "芒果Tv-大家都在看的在线视频网站-热门综艺最新电影电视剧在线观看".
  4. ^ Granger, Anthony (22 December 2016). "BULGARIA: BNT MAKES CALL FOR EUROVISION 2017 ENTRY". eurovoix.com. Eurovoix.
  5. ^ Granger, Anthony (25 January 2017). "BULGARIA: SIX PROJECTS SHORTLISTED FOR EUROVISION SELECTION". eurovoix.com. Eurovoix.
  6. ^ Granger, Anthony (7 February 2017). "BULGARIA: THREE SONGS FRONT-RUNNER IN COUNTRY'S EUROVISION SEARCH". eurovoix.com. Eurovoix.
  7. ^ Granger, Anthony (13 March 2017). "BULGARIA: KRISTIAN KOSTOV TO PERFORM AT EUROVISION 2017". eurovoix.com. Eurovoix.
  8. ^ Granger, Anthony (13 March 2017). "BULGARIA RELEASES "BEAUTIFUL MESS" FOR EUROVISION 2017". eurovoix.com. Eurovoix.
  9. ^ Jordan, Paul (13 March 2017). "Bulgaria is a 'Beautiful Mess' in 2017". eurovision.tv. EBU.
  10. ^ Jordan, Paul (9 September 2016). "Kyiv to host Eurovision 2017!". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 11 September 2016.
  11. ^ Jordan, Paul (21 January 2016). "Semi-Final Allocation Draw on Monday, pots revealed". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 25 January 2016.
  12. ^ "2017 Grand Final Scoreboard". Eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
  13. ^ "Beautiful Mess - Single". iTunes. Retrieved 21 March 2017.
  14. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Kristian Kostov – Beautiful Mess" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  15. ^ "Ultratop.be – Kristian Kostov – Beautiful Mess" (in Dutch). Ultratip. Retrieved 3 June 2017.
  16. ^ "Архив класации" (in Bulgarian). PROPHON.
  17. ^ "Le Top de la semaine : Top Singles Téléchargés – SNEP (Week 20, 2017)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. 2014-01-25. Retrieved 20 May 2017.
  18. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ" (in Hungarian). Single (track) Top 40 lista. Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  19. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Kristian Kostov – Beautiful Mess" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved 19 May 2017.
  20. ^ TopHit Track Info – Kristian Kostov, "Beautiful Mess"
  21. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 19 May 2017.
  22. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Kristian Kostov – Beautiful Mess". Singles Top 100. Retrieved 19 May 2017.
  23. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Kristian Kostov – Beautiful Mess". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved 22 May 2017.
  24. ^ "Official Singles Downloads Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 19 May 2017.