"Arcade" is a song by Dutch singer-songwriter Duncan Laurence. The song was released on 7 March 2019. It was later included as the lead single on his debut studio album Small Town Boy, and also features on his debut EP Worlds on Fire. The song was written by Laurence, Joel Sjöö, Wouter Hardy and Will Knox. "Arcade" represented the Netherlands in the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 in Tel Aviv, Israel, which it won. After the complete line-up of songs was announced, "Arcade" was the bookmakers' favourite to win Eurovision, and had remained so until the contest ended. An acoustic version of the song was released on 19 July 2019. In February 2020, "Arcade" won an Edison Award for Best Pop Song of the Year.On 27 November 2020, Laurence released a duet version of "Arcade" featuring American singer Fletcher.In the second half of 2020, "Arcade" went viral on social media platform TikTok, resulting in new chart successes and streams on various platforms. In January 2021, "Arcade" became the most-streamed Eurovision song ever on Spotify, passing "Soldi" by Mahmood, the runner-up of Eurovision 2019. In April 2021, "Arcade" became the first Eurovision winning song in 45 years to chart on the US Billboard Hot 100. As revealed during the first semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2021, the song has been streamed over one billion times (culminative on all platforms).
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