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"Hold Me" was the song that represented Azerbaijan in the Eurovision Song Contest 2013. It was performed by singer Farid Mammadov. It came in second place. Mammadov released the Turkish version of the song called "Bana Dönsen" on 2 May 2013,[1] which he said he dedicated to his fans in Turkey in light of Turkey's refusal to participate in the contest in 2013.[2]

"Hold Me"
Farid Mammadov - Hold Me - Cover Art.jpeg
Single by Farid Mammadov
Released5 April 2013 (2013-04-05)
FormatDigital download
Recorded2012-2013
GenrePop
Length2:54
LabelSpectre
Songwriter(s)
Farid Mammadov singles chronology
"İnan"
(2013)
"Hold Me"
(2013)
Azerbaijan "Hold Me"
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Eurovision Song Contest 2013 entry
Country
Artist(s)
Language
Composer(s)
Lyricist(s)
  • John Ballard
  • Ralph Charlie
Finals performance
Semi-final result
1st
Semi-final points
139
Final result
2nd
Final points
234
Appearance chronology
◄ "When the Music Dies" (2012)   
"Start a Fire" (2014) ►

Chart performanceEdit

Chart (2013) Peak
positions
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[3] 31
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[4] 92
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[5] 73

ReferencesEdit