Flag of Denmark "Supernova"
Supernova Tim Schou
North Vision Song Contest 10 entry
Country Denmark
Artist(s) Tim Schou
Language English
  • Tim Schou
  • Xandy Barry
Finals performance
Semi-final result 1st, 116 points
Final result 14th, 100 points
Appearance chronology
◄ "Rejser gennem tiden" (9)   
"Drop Dead Cynical" (11) ►

"Supernova" is a song by Danish singer Tim Schou, known for being a member of the band A Friend in London. It was released on 9 May 2014 and is his first solo single. It was written and composed by Tim Schou.

The song represented Denmark in the tenth edition of the North Vision Song Contest after it won the sixth edition of Dansk Melodi Grand Prix. It got the first place in the semi-final with 116 points and the fourteenth place in the final with 100 points.

Track listings

Digital download
No. Title Length
1. "Supernova"   3:04
NVSC release
No. Title Length
1. "Supernova"   3:04
2. "Supernova" (NVSC version) 3:03
3. "Supernova" (Radio Edit) 3:12
4. "Supernova" (Instrumental) 3:04
5. "Say Something" (A Great Big World cover) 3:33

North Vision Song Contest

After being submitted to DR by Tim Schou for the sixth edition of the Dansk Melodi Grand Prix, it was announced on 30 July that the song would be part of the selection. It was already one of the big favorites. It later won the selection with 283 points, 53 points ahead the runner-up. Tim had a short promotional tour for the contest.

Tim was drawn to perform sixth in the first semi-final; the song got the first place with 116 points and during the results, Denmark was announced as the last qualifier. In the final, Tim performed the song twenty-third following Montenegro and preceding Andorra. After receiving high points from Ireland and Norway, "Supernova" got 100 points and finished on the 14th place.

Charts and certifications


Chart (2014) Peak
Albania (Albanian Single Charts) 1
Andorra (RTA Charts) 4
Colombia (National-Report) 5
Croatia (HRT) 6
Denmark (Tracklisten) 1
Estonia (Eesti Top 40) 28
Faroe Islands ( 12
France (SNEP) 24
Germany (Media Control Charts) 1
Ireland (IRMA) 2
Israel (Media Forest) 31
Lebanon (Lebanese Top 20) 1
Netherlands (Single Top 100) 22
UK (Official Charts Company) 3

Online charts

Chart (2014) Peak
Denmark (DL Charts) 4
Germany (Dream Charts) 1
UK (The Mix Charts) 10


Region Certification Sales/shipments
Albania Gold 18,000*
Denmark 3× Platinum 188,000^
Germany 3× Platinum 1,234,000^
Ireland 4× Platinum 67,000x
Lebanon Platinum 37,500^
UK Gold 412,000^
*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 May 9, 2014 Digital download ArtPeople
Europe August 22, 2014 NVSC release Universal Music

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