In the lead up to the release of her latest EP ‘Awake’, Tamta released her song ‘Yala’ with Stephane legar. The song became an instant hit, and is currently one of her popular tracks on Spotify with over 1 million streams at the time of writing.
A few weeks after the release of ‘Awake’, the music video for ‘Yala’ has been released. In the music video, we see Tamta doing what she does best as she brings the song to life as she is accompanied by her dancers in various settings.
Tamta wanted to translate her Tel Aviv experience into ‘Yala’
When ‘Awake’ was released, Tamta released further information on social media, on what each of the track is about.
For Yala’s case, it was revealed that Tamta got the track after her participation at Eurovision in Tel Aviv. In addition, Tamta also revealed that the original name of the track is ‘Dollar’, but with changes the track ended up what it is right now.
Listen to ‘Awake’
As we have mentioned above, ‘Yala’ is taken from Tamta’s latest EP ‘Awake’ which you are now able to listen to the following streaming platforms:
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Tamta at the Eurovision Song Contest
Tamta first achieved popularity in Greece in 2004 for her participation in Super Idol Greece, in which she placed second. She went on to release several charting albums and singles in Greece and Cyprus. Her TV continued thereafter, she became a mentor on X Factor Georgia in 2014, and The X Factor Greece in 2016.
In January 2007, ERT announced Goduadze’s participation in the Greek national final for the Eurovision 2007. Placing third in the competition, “With Love” went on to become a widely successful song in Greece, peaking at number-two on the Greek singles.
In 2015, Tamta released the single “Unloved” which was intended for the Greek participation in Eurovision Song Contest 2015. Unfortunately, she missed the deadline set by ERT by two or three days.
In 2019, she finally represented Cyprus in the Eurovision Song Contest with the song “Replay”, finishing in 13th place with 109 points. Since the contest, the song has been streamed and viewed over 20 million times.
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