After finishing in second position for Azerbaijan in last Saturday night’s Eurovision Song Contest, Farid enjoyed more success today as ‘Hold Me’ became an international hit in music charts across Europe. Thanks to a huge number of ITunes downloads across the continent, ‘Hold Me’ is now the number 1 song in Azerbaijan and a top 5 hit in Greece.
The song is also climbing the charts in several countries across Europe, including Sweden, Denmark, Belgium, Germany and Austria. ‘Hold Me’ has also charted in Switzerland, Spain, Netherlands, Norway and this week is a new entry in the Danish and Finish chats.
This rounds off a most successful week for Farid. Not only did he received critical acclaim for his stunning artistic interpretation of ‘Hold Me’ on the Eurovision stage, he also received more 12 points than any other country in the 2013 contest. To capitalize on this success Farid will now appear on several TV shows and music festivals across Europe starting with an appearances on leading German TV Station ZDF for the programme ‘ZDF Fernsehgarten’.