Michael Ben David - I.M - Israel 🇮🇱 - Live On Tape - Eurovision 2022

  • čas přidán 18. 06. 2022
  • Michael Ben David performed I.M, representing Israel at the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 in Turin, Italy. Find out more: eurovision.tv/participant/mic...
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  • G Bon
    G Bon Před 3 měsíci +141

    Is it just me or was this....better than the actual performance?

    • Andy Dunn
      Andy Dunn Před 3 měsíci +15

      Not just you. I thought he missed some of the higher notes during the contest but hit them perfectly here.

  • A.M. Rifki A. 3rd
    A.M. Rifki A. 3rd Před 3 měsíci +219

    interesting that they did the LoT with the first version. tbh, staging-wise, I prefer the newer version we saw from Turin, with that "iconic" dance move (but song-wise I prefer the first version by a mile).

    • tonyttt31
      tonyttt31 Před 3 měsíci +2

      The first version was in my top 5. The revamp - well below 20.

    • Jordan VDVK
      Jordan VDVK Před 3 měsíci +1

      Same for me

    • Davin Christopher
      Davin Christopher Před 3 měsíci +34

      I reckon this was recorded straight after MBD's X Factor win, not after the new version was released

  • Agni
    Agni Před 3 měsíci +159

    The beat drop here is so much better than the revamp. And the dancing feels much more controlled imo

    • Cult Fiction
      Cult Fiction Před 2 měsíci +1

      Totally agree with you.
      It’s very unfortunate that he chose to change so much about the song.
      He changed the drop. He changed the choreography.
      And to be brutally honest he ruined what might have been a decent song

  • Kalinkin Windy
    Kalinkin Windy Před 3 měsíci +113

    Жаль,что Майкл не прошёл в финал. Он самый харизматичный и артистичный участник этого года,который поднимает настроение

    • Lucky
      Lucky Před 2 měsíci +2

      Простите поправочка, Михаэль а не Майкл.

    • Idan Keshet
      Idan Keshet Před 3 měsíci +1


    • борщ
      борщ Před 3 měsíci +10

      Да, да и ещё раз ДА
      Он в тысячи раз лучше заунывного Азербайджана :(

    • ХИККА
      ХИККА Před 3 měsíci +4

      Полностью с вами согласен)

    • Валентина Фролова
      Валентина Фролова Před 3 měsíci +15

      И голос у него приятнее, чем у большинства участников, не сбивается, поёт красиво

  • Daniel
    Daniel Před 3 měsíci +42

    I do love how israel always has their cultural sounds in their songs ❤

    • ben chaima
      ben chaima Před 2 měsíci

      That's funny cause they don't even existe to have a culture

    • REE _ WIFI
      REE _ WIFI Před 2 měsíci

      I know right! Its nice!

    • 8 years old Rukmini
      8 years old Rukmini Před 2 měsíci +1

      What culture?? Israelis are from so many places

  • Lheafar
    Lheafar Před 3 měsíci +35

    the first version was waaaaay more catchy than the final one honestly

  • Azan - اذان
    Azan - اذان Před 3 měsíci +20

    This version was so much catchier!!! But I loved the staging at ESC

  • sabrina devolder
    sabrina devolder Před 3 měsíci +31

    This choreo is so much better less silly more slik and the catwalk suits the staging and song

  • BiBi
    BiBi Před 3 měsíci +55

    In my opinion that silly dance destroyed his chances to qualify the most (esp if you take in mind juries) but dang his voice and face expressions were on point.
    Why those live on tapes look a lot better than the version in Turin? (Ok but for me Turin version of Israel Performance was better)
    At this point idk if those countries actually flopped bad or Italy did it...

    • Cult Fiction
      Cult Fiction Před 2 měsíci +1

      @Plushy Italy were the worst hosts I’ve seen so far this century.
      The staging, the camera work, the sound quality and everything wasn’t good enough for an international music contest.
      It was staged more like a local music festival.
      They should not have staged an international music event in such a basic way.
      When many entries had a better on tape version than the live version, it’s clear that Italy really screwed up the set

    • Plushy
      Plushy Před 3 měsíci +4

      @BiBi yeah I agree. And with the sun, it just doesn’t suit a Eurovision stage. It’s too themed if you know what I mean. For example, the Eurovision 2021, 2019, 2018, 2017, etc were all quite simple so that artists can’t make it the way they want their performance. They didn’t have big features in the middle of them and they weren’t too elaborate. Like a blank canvas essentially. But this year’s stage had a sun in the middle of it. It’s hard for an artist to make it their performance when the stage has a specific theme (in this case it was a sun theme). It’s more like a Eurovision Junior stage rather then a Eurovision stage. A Eurovision Stage should be adaptable for all artists, and the sun in the middle of the stage doesn’t give artists the space they need to express themselves.

    • BiBi
      BiBi Před 3 měsíci +3

      @Plushy i liked the hosts, Mika, Alessandro and Laura were my favorite hosts but in rest i agree. That sun wasn't even needed there, i don't even know why they decided to put a "kinetic sun" or sum when it wasn't even working... Tbh only Sweden and Ukraine have experience in hosting the most in 2000' but still, Norway, Denmark, Portugal or even the Netherlands did a lot better...

    • Plushy
      Plushy Před 3 měsíci +7

      Italy was a terrible host this year. First off all, the stage was hideous especially the sun which didn’t even work cause it was too slow so it ruined a lot of artist’s performance, second off all the postcards were terribly put together, and thirdly their openings and interval acts just weren’t that great in general. Italy doesn’t have much experience hosting Eurovision in the 2000’s period so this was all new to them but things could have been put together a lot better.

  • Jose Francisco
    Jose Francisco Před 3 měsíci +50

    I really missed the claps from the chorus in the Eurovision version

    • ramonaheart
      ramonaheart Před 3 měsíci +2

      SO DID I!!!!! OMG I thought I was the only one!

  • NIKO
    NIKO Před 3 měsíci +40

    One of the most underrated songs. It's so good!

  • Heidi De Potter
    Heidi De Potter Před 3 měsíci

    He deserved way more points at ESC, He s amasing!

  • patrick welch
    patrick welch Před 3 měsíci +27

    The choreography is way better here than at Eurovision

    • Cult Fiction
      Cult Fiction Před 2 měsíci

      Everything about this version is an hundred times better than the semi version.

    • unknown
      unknown Před 3 měsíci +1


  • ESC Maksio
    ESC Maksio Před 3 měsíci +35

    Robbed ICON! He was too good for ESC

  • Jamie
    Jamie Před 3 měsíci +10

    I didn't like the both songs but, this one is so much better than the actual perform in the Eurovision...

  • Eliana Cachova
    Eliana Cachova Před 3 měsíci


  • L Y
    L Y Před 3 měsíci +6

    Fantastic! This is the version I love the most (pre-revamp). Brilliant performance. 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

  • Barlas Akbulut
    Barlas Akbulut Před 3 měsíci +26

    Israel failed to reach the grand final this year after a long hiatus. I was actually very surprised, because the song was so beautiful.

  • J R
    J R Před 3 měsíci +6

    This LoT was done on The X Factor Israel stage, that is why all of the old things are here and the newer version of the song is not used :)

  • socarraeta1
    socarraeta1 Před 3 měsíci +5

    The first time I heard it I didn't like it... when they did the revamp I loved it ♥️♥️♥️.
    He should have qualified for the final 😔 ...currently "I'M" is in my favorites folder 😀♥️♥️♥️

  • xXmlgamingXx
    xXmlgamingXx Před 3 měsíci +6

    It’s the first time we ever slayed 😍

  • Jucaso Views of Eurovision
    Jucaso Views of Eurovision Před 3 měsíci +3

    In my opinion this better than what he did in semifinal.

  • Tomas T
    Tomas T Před 3 měsíci +1

    I think this performance is better than the semi's one. I like the idea of the fashion show catwalk (that appears in the music video too). it gave some spice to the performance. I think if it was used in Turin it would make our chances to qualify better. Just dressing the dancers in interesting outfits to go more with the fashion show theme. also the OG version need a revamp but the flute part was too much. and one more thing: This performance has female dancers! for no real reason female dancers are pretty rare in Israel since 2000s. Only four time there was used them (2003, 2014, 2016 and 2018).
    isn't it funny that in 2021 both Israel and Albania gave two amazing revamps that elevated the songs (and I think alongside Ukraien 2014, Israel 2016 and Armenia 2020 they are the best revamps) but in 2022 they gave revamps that were too messy and ruined the songs?

    SERXAN KARABIN Před 3 měsíci +1

    I’m really happy to see Eden in the final! 12 points from Azerbaijan!

    • Nooba
      Nooba Před 3 měsíci +3

      wrong year buddy

  • Kanat Kulmagambetov
    Kanat Kulmagambetov Před 3 měsíci


  • I.M
    I.M Před 2 měsíci

    Israel always good at esc ❤️🇮🇱

  • Hale
    Hale Před 3 měsíci +34

    Tbh I don’t Miss the original version
    The revamp is amazing

    • Daniel
      Daniel Před 3 měsíci +2

      They're both just as good tbh

  • Patricio Paolo
    Patricio Paolo Před 3 měsíci +6

    Was My TOP10 since the beggining ♫

  • Franco Jaramillo Huaman
    Franco Jaramillo Huaman Před 3 měsíci +1

    I prefer the revamped version although this performance looks better realized than the version we saw at the semi-final.

  • Ariana mini artist
    Ariana mini artist Před 3 měsíci +2

    I liked it a lot like I am not obsessed with it like I am to Sweden not even close but it deserved the final for performance but the song is not as strong ❤️

  • Esc Aqua
    Esc Aqua Před 3 měsíci +1

    it's the original drop :( omg had they sent this version they'd have qualified

  • Vasiliy Grabovskiy
    Vasiliy Grabovskiy Před 3 měsíci +2

    My winner ❤️

  • George Stefan
    George Stefan Před 3 měsíci +32

    They took Serbia 2021s graphic and replaced Loco Loco with IM

  • Lindaquebrada
    Lindaquebrada Před 3 měsíci +4

    This just reminded me how much I prefered the chorus without the flute

  • mario
    mario Před 2 měsíci +1

    I like this versión More 👍

  • Barlas Akbulut
    Barlas Akbulut Před 3 měsíci +11

    Some of him moves in the competition were funny. 😁

  • Sergio Sanchez
    Sergio Sanchez Před 3 měsíci +1

    Prefiero mil veces la actuación de Turín y esta versión de la canción

  • BART
    BART Před 3 měsíci


  • Yana Lis
    Yana Lis Před 3 měsíci


  • Kevin Bruggeman
    Kevin Bruggeman Před 3 měsíci +14

    this version was a million times better. i hated the flute destroyed the whole song.

  • Елизавета Родионова


  • Himawari Gyaru
    Himawari Gyaru Před 3 měsíci +6

    The only robbery here is his insistence on taking time away from the hosts and kissing people without their consent

  • ESC Fever
    ESC Fever Před 3 měsíci +2

    I like the song and his sass

  • MaspalomasEnCarnaval
    MaspalomasEnCarnaval Před 3 měsíci +1


  • MI Mashups
    MI Mashups Před 3 měsíci +3

    The choreography here is better but the drop of the revamp with the flute was better tho.

  • J L
    J L Před 3 měsíci

    A top 3 song for me

  • RubiksMilo2008 Gaming 💙💛
    RubiksMilo2008 Gaming 💙💛 Před 3 měsíci +11

    If he had this version instead of the revamp, he would easy win for sure 🇮🇱🏆

    • RubiksMilo2008 Gaming 💙💛
      RubiksMilo2008 Gaming 💙💛 Před 3 měsíci

      @Oliver7 Maunoury I know. I was just joking only for fun ;)

    • Oliver7 Maunoury
      Oliver7 Maunoury Před 3 měsíci +1

      @RubiksMilo2008 Gaming 💙💛 ahem excuse me but no, I like the revamp way more than the original and it was definitely not a wide spread opinion that the original was better. lol

    • Idk xd
      Idk xd Před 3 měsíci +1

      @RubiksMilo2008 Gaming 💙💛 Oh, well

    • RubiksMilo2008 Gaming 💙💛
      RubiksMilo2008 Gaming 💙💛 Před 3 měsíci

      @Idk xd I know, I am just joking only for fun :)

    • Idk xd
      Idk xd Před 3 měsíci +1

      @RubiksMilo2008 Gaming 💙💛 Lmao, it was never a potential winner, when the song won the X-factor It was already considered as a non qualifier

  • G Whynne
    G Whynne Před 3 měsíci +2

    This year Linet or Sapir Sapan deserved to win

  • Nom
    Nom Před 2 měsíci +1

    i love his moustash

  • Jose de la Cruz
    Jose de la Cruz Před 3 měsíci +1

    Cuando no sabes que versión usar... 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

  • Bebero
    Bebero Před 3 měsíci +1

    He stayed where he belong with this copy song: out of final.

  • Farid Gasimov - THE VLADANA STAN
    Farid Gasimov - THE VLADANA STAN Před 3 měsíci +28

    ROBBED KING!!!!!!!!!
    -the staging was amazing
    - he's amazing dancer
    - the song gives Golden boy vibes
    - he's handsome
    So why didn't he qualify?!?!?!

  • Feathers
    Feathers Před 3 měsíci +12

    I'm sorry but his unacceptable behaviour ruined every chance of qualifying. This song wasn't going to do particularly well with the juries. It could have been helped by the televote if it weren't for the fact that everyone found him disrespectful and unable to respect people's boundaries.

    • omri hochman
      omri hochman Před 3 měsíci

      @Feathers Amm well im from Israel and i saw the report he accused the delegations of anti-Semitism because when artists wanted to film a video with him or be interviewed together their managers came and told them no cause he is from Israel... what you said about the winners press conference is wrong.. Michael has a very special personality which is not very common in Europe we do understand that but he was very criticized in Israel for not being polite as well

    • Feathers
      Feathers Před 3 měsíci +4

      @omri hochman i don't think he had bad intentions, I just think he has a bad character and some humility could help him. I'm not talking about his behaviour with the hosts only, but also about what he did during the turquoise carpet (snatched another singer's mike, said he could sing better than another singer, forcefully kissed Sheldon, touched other people who were really uncomfortable...). He also accused the media of being antisemitic for not inviting him to the winners press conference after the semi. You know, the one specifically planned for the winners only.

    • ktgbw
      ktgbw Před 3 měsíci


    • omri hochman
      omri hochman Před 3 měsíci

      His intentions weren't bad and the hosts themselves said that they were fine with what he did... I think people like u got him a little wrong.. his isn't disrespectful he is just really cynical

  • Brock Reynolds
    Brock Reynolds Před měsícem

    I love him... but someone should have gotten him some trousers that fit him.

  • Little Princess
    Little Princess Před 3 měsíci +2

    Amazing singer, but bad song. Felt like 3 songs mixed up in the worst possible way. I saw Years and years Sunday and I can say that Michael is a far better singer but just needs better songs. ,

  • מארק שניידר
    מארק שניידר Před 3 měsíci +1

    Next year Eurovision 2023
    Israeli Profesional Committee will chose normal singel to represent Israel

  • Акилина Власова
    Акилина Власова Před 3 měsíci +1

    Хилми, стирай усики. Мы тебя узнали😆🇷🇺

  • Chekorecos
    Chekorecos Před 3 měsíci +1

    Is that the same dancer Eden Alene had in 2021?

    • Shmul .A
      Shmul .A Před 3 měsíci

      @Chekorecos yes, its the same guy

    • Chekorecos
      Chekorecos Před 3 měsíci

      @RawAirek the one who jumped over Michael at the beginning

    • RawAirek
      RawAirek Před 3 měsíci

      which one?

  • ariel Shaul
    ariel Shaul Před 2 měsíci +1


  • Rom Galor
    Rom Galor Před 3 měsíci +1

    It's old version

  • Kirill Kiselev
    Kirill Kiselev Před 3 měsíci

    Он > Швейцария и исландия

  • moon light
    moon light Před 3 měsíci +6

    Israel please pick him next year too🙏
    he was robbed 🙏😶🙏🙏

  • h ep
    h ep Před 3 měsíci +2

    Still arrogant af too make the finals

  • IcγFlaϻε
    IcγFlaϻε Před 3 měsíci +3

    Wait, they changed the song?

    • IcγFlaϻε
      IcγFlaϻε Před 3 měsíci +5

      @Giovanni Scg ah i see. Shame cause i think this one is way better. I founf the synthy melody in the revamp kinda annoying

    • Giovanni Scg
      Giovanni Scg Před 3 měsíci +4

      Rather than changed, they revamped it. This was the "original version", don't know why they did the LoT with the old version instead of the new one

    • ESCReyesUS
      ESCReyesUS Před 3 měsíci +10

      This was before the revamp

  • Mona Univers
    Mona Univers Před 3 měsíci +1

    Ale co ty robisz

  • Sol Tero
    Sol Tero Před 3 měsíci

    Не зря не прошёл! Песня не понравилась

  • Ellazplayz01
    Ellazplayz01 Před 3 měsíci

    I cant tell if this is a man- he looks like a man but sounds like a woman- ;-;

    • Oliver7 Maunoury
      Oliver7 Maunoury Před 3 měsíci +1

      please lol many men can sing like that, it's just a kind of voice.

  • Markkk!
    Markkk! Před 3 měsíci +1

    I'm sure he thought he was the winner of eurovision, always wanting to catch attention🙄

  • Mikey Tongko-Woodruff
    Mikey Tongko-Woodruff Před 3 měsíci +3

    Michael Ben David is such a LEGEND 😍🇮🇱🏳️‍🌈

  • Pablo
    Pablo Před 2 měsíci

    Una tarántula

  • ESC Sylwix
    ESC Sylwix Před 3 měsíci +2

    ??? where is revamp

    • ESC Sylwix
      ESC Sylwix Před 3 měsíci

      @G Whynne that's the problem

    • G Whynne
      G Whynne Před 3 měsíci +2

      this performance from Israel's national final

  • Aya Golamy
    Aya Golamy Před 3 měsíci


    • D M
      D M Před 3 měsíci

      What ?

  • Corey Smith
    Corey Smith Před 3 měsíci

    The United States pays for 20% of Israel's military budget while Israel has a space program, universal health care, and still runs a budget surplus for six of the last ten years..

    • S.M.A
      S.M.A Před 3 měsíci

      America doesnt pay for our budget . The american aid is a contract that forces Israel to buy american weapons for 3b dollars , israel budget for defense is 24b , how's that 20%?

  • QRX g4mer
    QRX g4mer Před 3 měsíci +2

    Fack o

    • KawaiiNisa_
      KawaiiNisa_ Před 3 měsíci +1


    ESC MADEIRA Před 3 měsíci +1

    2022 eurovision worst song

  • Yassin gamer fire
    Yassin gamer fire Před 3 měsíci

    I am not see men in this video

  • Sofy Pi
    Sofy Pi Před 3 měsíci +1


  • DeivTV
    DeivTV Před 3 měsíci +2

    gays theme

    • Markkk!
      Markkk! Před 3 měsíci

      No thanks, we don't want this song for us

  • boopo
    boopo Před 3 měsíci +1


    • Arham Bricaterz
      Arham Bricaterz Před 22 dny

      SHEMA YISRAEL 🇮🇱🇮🇱🇮🇱🇮🇱🇮🇱

    • KawaiiNisa_
      KawaiiNisa_ Před 3 měsíci


  • KawaiiNisa_
    KawaiiNisa_ Před 3 měsíci +1

    anyways stan 🇵🇸

    • Arham Bricaterz
      Arham Bricaterz Před 22 dny

      SHEMA YISRAEL 🇮🇱🇮🇱🇮🇱🇮🇱🇮🇱

  • Євгеній Прохоренко

    Ukraine and all the states that support it are very concerned about the EBU statement and the decision not to host Eurovision in Ukraine next year.
    We urge you to go back to the negotiation process and find a compromise for next year's competition. There is still a lot of time before the contest in 2023, we are confident in the victory of Ukraine over rashism and ensuring the safety of the contest!!!
    Your support for Ukraine will send an incredible message to the world and demonstrate the resilience and strength of the Ukrainian people. Please reconsider your decision!