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Bang that Drum
North Vision Song Contest 8 entry
Country Denmark
Artist(s) Nabiha
Language English
Songwriter(s)
  • Nabiha Bensouda
  • Luciana Caporaso
  • Carl Ryden
  • Nick Clow
Finals performance
Semi-final result 5th, 89 points
Final result 12th, 107 points
Appearance chronology
◄ "In Love with the World" (7)   
"Rejser gennem tiden" (9) ►

"Bang that Drum" is a song by Danish singer Nabiha. It was released on 3 January 2014 and is her sixth single. It will appear on her fourth upcoming album. It was composed by Luciana Caporaso and Carl Ryden and written by Nick Clow and Nabiha.

The song represented Denmark in the eighth edition of the North Vision Song Contest after it won the fourth edition of Dansk Melodi Grand Prix. It got the fifth place in the semi-final with 89 points and the twelfth place in the final with 107 points.

Track listings

Digital download
No. Title Length
1. "Bang that Drum"   3:13
Remixes EP
No. Title Length
1. "Bang that Drum" (Radio Edit) 3:15
2. "Bang that Drum" (Matt Jam Larmont Edit) 3:19
3. "Bang that Drum" (Steve Smart & Westfunk Edit) 2:59
4. "Bang that Drum" (Haji & Sheldon Remix) 5:07
5. "Bang that Drum" (Alexander Brown Remix) 5:24
6. "Bang that Drum" (Steve Smart & Westfunk Remix) 4:44
NVSC release
No. Title Length
1. "Bang that Drum"   3:13
2. "Bang that Drum" (NVSC version) 2:58
3. "Bang that Drum" (Radio Edit) 3:15
4. "Bang that Drum" (Alexander Brown Remix) 5:24
5. "Mind the Gap"   2:46
6. "Ask Yourself"   3:28

North Vision Song Contest

Nabiha submitted the song to compete in the fourth edition of the Dansk Melodi Grand Prix. After it was selected by the Danish broadcaster, it won the selection with 118 points, six points ahead the runner up, Kato and Shontelle. Following her victory, Nabiha started touring and preparing for the contest.

After being drawn to perform in the second half of the first semi-final, Nabiha performed last and qualified to the final. The song was performed during the first half, in the 12th position in the grand final. Denmark achieved the twelfth place in the final with 107 points, achieving the highest points from Romania. After the final results, the semi-final results were revealed with Denmark achieving the fifth place in the first semi-final with 89 points.

Charts and certifications

Charts

Chart (2014) Peak
position
Bulgaria (IFPI) 39
Denmark (Tracklisten) 1
Kazakhstan (Top 50 singles) 12
Latvia (Latvian Airplay Top) 41
Lebanon (Lebanese Top 20) 5
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40) 36
Norway (VG-lista) 19
Portugal (HitPt) 29
Romania (Romanian Top 100) 1
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan) 95

Online charts

Chart (2014) Peak
position
Denmark (DL Charts) 23
Germany (Dream Charts) 14
Sweden (Aqua Charts) 8
UK (The Mix Charts) 6

Certifications

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Denmark 2× Platinum 120,000^
Lebanon Platinum 40,000^
Romania Gold 20,000x
*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
xunspecified figures based on certification alone

Release history

Region Date Format Label
Denmark January 3, 2014 Digital download disco:wax
Europe April 20, 2014 NVSC release Universal Music
(+NBU)

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