Heartbeat (Justs song)

"Heartbeat" is a song performed by Latvian singer Justs. The song represented Latvia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016, and was written by previous Latvian Eurovision entrant Aminata Savadogo.[1] The song was released as a digital download on 3 February 2016 through Aminata Music.[2]

Single by Justs Sirmais
Released3 February 2016
LabelAminata Music
Songwriter(s)Aminata Savadogo
  • Aminata Savadogo
  • Kaspars Ansons
Justs Sirmais singles chronology
"Ko Tu Dari?"
Eurovision Song Contest 2016 entry
Aminata Savadogo
Finals performance
Semi-final result
Semi-final points
Final result
Final points
Entry chronology
◄ "Love Injected" (2015)
"Line" (2017) ►

Music videoEdit

The video was directed by Andzej Gavriss who also directed Aminata Savadogo's video for "Love Injected".

Eurovision Song ContestEdit

On 31 January 2016, Sirmais was announced as one of the twenty competing acts in the second season of Supernova, with the song "Heartbeat".[3][4] In the first heat on 7 February, Sirmais advanced to the semi-final after winning over 40% of the televote.[5] He competed in the semi-final on 21 February and advanced to the final through televoting.[6] He later won the final on 28 February with 20,725 votes.[1] Justs represented Latvia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016, performing in the first half of the second semi-final, and received enough points to perform at the finals.[7] There, the song achieved 15th place out of 26 finalists.[8]

Track listingEdit

Digital download[2]
1."Heartbeat" (7th Heaven Radio Edit)2:51
2."Heartbeat" (7th Heaven Club Mix)6:03
3."Heartbeat" (Ex da Bass Radio Mix)3:11
4."Heartbeat" (Ex da Bass Club Mix)4:05
5."Heartbeat" (Dween Radio Mix)3:42
6."Heartbeat" (Dween Extended Mix)5:01
7."Heartbeat" (Ricky Mears & Shindo Remix)3:10


Chart (2016) Peak
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[9] 80

Release historyEdit

Region Date Format Label
Worldwide 3 February 2016[2] Digital download Aminata Music


  1. ^ a b Roxburgh, Gordon (28 Feb 2016). "Justs to represent Latvia in 2016 with Heartbeat". EBU.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ a b c Heartbeat - Single by Justs Sirmais on iTunes
  3. ^ Laufer, Gil (24 January 2016). "Latvia: Supernova 2016 acts to be revealed on 31 January". esctoday.com. ESCToday.com. Archived from the original on 26 January 2016. Retrieved 24 January 2016.
  4. ^ Roxburgh, Gordon (31 January 2016). "20 songs in Latvian line up revealed". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 31 January 2016.
  5. ^ Brey, Marco (7 February 2016). "Latvia: First set of Supernova semi-finalists chosen". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 7 February 2016.
  6. ^ Roxburgh, Gordon (21 February 2016). "Latvia: The four songs through to the Supernova final". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 21 February 2016.
  7. ^ Jordan, Paul (25 January 2016). "Allocation Draw: The results!". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 25 January 2016.
  8. ^ "Justs finishes fifteenth in Eurovision". LSM.lv. eng.lsm.lv. 15 May 2016. Retrieved 16 May 2016.
  9. ^ "Justs – Heartbeat". Singles Top 100. Retrieved 20 May 2016.