"Hey, Mamma!" (also "Hey Mamma") is a song written and performed by the Moldovan group SunStroke Project. It was released as a digital download on 6 February 2017 by Ragoza Music. It represented Moldova in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017.[1]

"Hey, Mamma!"
Hey Mamma cover.jpg
Single by SunStroke Project
Released6 February 2017 (2017-02-06)
Genre
Length2:59
LabelRagoza Music
Songwriter(s)
  • SunStroke Project
  • Mihail Cebotarenco
SunStroke Project singles chronology
"Dam Dam Dam"
(2016)
"Hey, Mamma!"
(2017)
"Sun Gets Down"
(2017)
Moldova "Hey, Mamma!"
Eurovision Song Contest 2017 entry
Country
Artist(s)
Language
English
Composer(s)
  • SunStroke Project
  • Mihail Cebotarenco
Lyricist(s)
  • Alina Galetskaya
Finals performance
Semi-final result
2nd
Semi-final points
291
Final result
3rd
Final points
374
Entry chronology
◄ "Falling Stars" (2016)
"My Lucky Day" (2018) ►

Eurovision Song ContestEdit

SunStroke Project was confirmed to be taking part in O melodie pentru Europa 2017, Moldova's national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 on 18 January 2017[2] and later confirmed to have qualified to the semi-finals after a live audition on 20 January.[3] The group won the jury vote in the semi-final, held on 24 February, and qualified directly for the final.[4] During the final, held on 25 February, the group was second with the juries and first with the televoters, effectively winning the tiebreak and being declared the winner.[1] Moldova competed in the second half of the first semi-final for the Eurovision Song Contest and went through to the Grand Final.[5]

In the Grand Final, it finished third overall with 374 points, which is Moldova's best result in the contest to date.[when?]

Track listingEdit

Digital download[6]
No.TitleLength
1."Hey Mamma" (radio edit)2:59
2."Hey Mamma" (karaoke version)2:59

ChartsEdit

Chart (2017) Peak
position
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[7] 27
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[8] 49
Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia)[9] 30
France (SNEP)[10] 56
Germany (Official German Charts)[11] 52
Hungary (Single Top 40)[12] 15
Hungary (Stream Top 40)[13] 34
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[14] 70
Russia (TopHit)[15] 272
Scotland (OCC)[16] 51
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[17] 34
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[18] 18
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[19] 55
UK Singles Downloads (OCC)[20] 51

Release historyEdit

Region Date Format Label
Worldwide 6 February 2017 Digital download Ragoza Music

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Herbert, Emily (25 February 2017). "Moldova: SunStroke Project to Kyiv". Eurovoix News. Retrieved 25 February 2017.
  2. ^ Granger, Anthony (18 January 2017). "MOLDOVA: 40 SONGS SUBMITTED FOR O MELODIE PENTRU EUROPA 2017". Eurovoix News. Retrieved 21 January 2017.
  3. ^ Honciuc, Bogdan (21 January 2017). "MOLDOVA: 14 ACTS ADVANCE TO SEMI-FINAL AFTER LIVE AUDITIONS". Wiwibloggs. Wiwibloggs.
  4. ^ Halliwell, Jamie (24 February 2017). "MOLDOVA SELECT ARTISTS FOR TOMORROW'S FINAL". Eurovoix News.
  5. ^ Jordan, Paul (9 September 2016). "Kyiv to host Eurovision 2017!". European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 11 September 2016.
    - Jordan, Paul (21 January 2016). "Semi-Final Allocation Draw on Monday, pots revealed". European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 25 January 2016.
  6. ^ "Hey Mamma - Single". iTunes. Retrieved 25 February 2017.
  7. ^ "SunStroke Project – Hey Mamma" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  8. ^ "SunStroke Project – Hey Mamma" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  9. ^ "SunStroke Project – Hey Mamma" (in French). Ultratip. Retrieved 3 June 2017.
  10. ^ "Le Top de la semaine : Top Singles Téléchargés – SNEP (Week 20, 2017)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 20 May 2017.
  11. ^ "SunStroke Project – Hey Mamma" (in German). GfK Entertainment charts. Retrieved 19 May 2017.
  12. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ" (in Hungarian). Single (track) Top 40 lista. Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  13. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ" (in Hungarian). Stream Top 40 slágerlista. Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  14. ^ "SunStroke Project – Hey Mamma" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved 19 May 2017.
  15. ^ TopHit Track Info – Sunstroke Project, "Hey Mamma!"
  16. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 19 May 2017.
  17. ^ "SunStroke Project – Hey Mamma" Canciones Top 50. Retrieved 1 June 2017.
  18. ^ "Sverigetopplistan - Sveriges Officiella Topplista". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  19. ^ "SunStroke Project – Hey Mamma". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved 22 May 2017.
  20. ^ "Official Singles Downloads Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 19 May 2017.