Netta, the winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2018, has revealed that she will be releasing her second single, ”Basasa Sababa” on the 1st of February.
“Basasa Sababa” has been composed by Stav Beger, Avshalom Ariel and Netta Barzilai, the new single will be sung in English after Netta’s debut single ”Toy” achieved phenomenal success around Europe and throughout the world upon its release. The single will be released globally and in Netta’s home country, Israel on the 1st of February.
The music video for the new single has been filmed in Kyiv, Ukraine and was directed by Roy Raz. It is believed that Roy Raz will make a cameo appearance in the forthcoming video. The song is the first new release from Netta since she won the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal.
Late last year, Netta’s music video for her winning single ”Toy” achieved 100 million views on YouTube, breaking the Eurovision view record.
Source: Israel Hayom
Israel debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1973, and were represented by Ilanit who finished in 4th place with the song “Ey Sham”. Their first victory came in 1978 with Izar Cohen and the Alphabeta. Israel won again the following year with Gali Atari & Milk and Honey. Israel’s most recent victory came in 1998 when Dana International performed “Diva” in Birmingham, beating Malta to victory in a tense voting sequence. Israel struggled in the contest during the early-2010s, failing to qualify for the final from 2011-2014. However since the HaKokhav HaBa selection process was introduced in 2015 they have qualified three times, with Nadav Guedj finishing in 9th in 2015, Hovi Star finishing in 14th in 2016 and Imri finishing in 23rd in 2017.