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The Actress
North Vision Song Contest 17 entry
Country Denmark
Artist(s) Sada Vidoo
Language English
Songwriter(s) Sada Vidoo
Finals performance
Semi-final result 2nd, 111 points
Final result 4th, 148 points
Appearance chronology
◄ "Kill It with Love" (16)   
"Dreaming Kind" (18) ►

"The Actress" is a song by Danish singer Sada Vidoo. It was released on 9 June 2014 as her debut single. It was included in her debut studio album, A Story with No End. It is written and composed by Sada herself.

It represented Denmark in the seventeenth edition of the North Vision Song Contest after winning the twelfth edition of Dansk Melodi Grand Prix. It competed in the second semi-final where it came second with 111 points and reached the final where it came fourth with 148 points, getting the country in the top 6 for the seventh time.  

Track listings

Digital download
No. Title Length
1. "The Actress"   3:26
NVSC release
No. Title Length
1. "The Actress"   3:26
2. "The Actress" (NVSC version) 3:05
3. "The Actress" (Electrick Village Remix) 4:15
4. "Love Is a Battlefield"   3:45

North Vision Song Contest

The song was submitted by Sada for the twelfth edition of Dansk Melodi Grand Prix and eventually made it to the ten final songs. After qualifying to the super-final of the edition, the song managed to win selection with a total of 47,371 televotes, over a thousand votes over the runner-up.

Sada Vidoo was drawn to perform the song thirteenth in the second semi-final. The song managed to qualify from the semi-final with the second place and 111 points in total. In the final, the song was performed ninth, following Norway's "No Firewall" and preceding Poland's "Podpalimy Swiat". The song got the fourth place with a total of 148 points, receiving maximum points from Cyprus, Ireland and Malta. In the awards of the edition the song was nominated for Best Alternative, Best Top 6 and Best Northern, managing to win only the latter.

Charts and certifications

Charts

Chart (2015–16) Peak
position
Azerbaijan (Top 50) 15
Belgium (Ultratop 50) 23
B&H (Top 50) 6
Cyprus (IFPI) 2
Denmark (Tracklisten) 1
Faroe Islands (music.fo) 1
Hungary (Single Top 20) 8
Ireland (IRMA) 1
Latvia (Latvian Airplay Top) 12
Lebanon (Lebanese Top 20) 10
Moldova (Media Forest) 4
Slovenia (SloTop50) 7
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan) 16
UK (Official Charts Company) 18

Online charts

Chart (2015–16) Peak
position
Denmark (DL Charts) 1
Germany (Dream Charts) 29
Slovenia (Love Charts) 15
Sweden (Aqua Charts) 12
UK (The Mix Charts) 2

Certifications

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Cyprus Gold 12,000*
Denmark 5× Platinum 308,000^
Ireland Platinum 22,000x
Moldova Platinum 16,000x
Faroe Islands Platinum 22,000*
*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 June 9, 2014 Digital download Target Records
Europe December 12, 2015 NVSC release Universal Music
(+NBU)

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