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What You've Done to Me - Single

"What You've Done to Me" is the winner's single by season four winner of The X Factor Australia, Samantha Jade. It was released digitally on 20 November 2012, as the lead single from Samantha Jade (album). "What You've Done to Me" was written by DNA Songs, Tania Doko and Jörgen Elofsson, and was produced by DNA Songs. It debuted at number one on the ARIA Singles Chart and was certified platinum by the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA), denoting sales of 70,000 copies.

Background and releaseEdit

"What You've Done to Me" was written by David Musumeci, Anthony Egizii, Tania Doko and Jörgen Elofsson. It was produced by Musumeci and Egizii under their stage name DNA Songs. After winning The X Factor Australia, "What You've Done to Me" was released for digital download on 20 November 2012, as Jade's winner's single. The song was released physically on 26 November 2012.

ReceptionEdit

A writer for Take 40 Australia described "What You've Done to Me" as "a sassy power ballad worthy of Kelly Clarkson." After three days of release, the song debuted at number one on the ARIA Singles Chart dated November 25, 2012. It became the 100th song to debut atop the chart and the 28th number-one single by an Australian reality-singing-show contestant. "What You've Done to Me" was certified platinum by the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA), denoting sales of 70,000 copies.

Live performancesEdit

Jade performed "What You've Done to Me" live for the first time during The X Factor Australia grand final performance show on 19 November 2012. After her performance, Jade's mentor Guy Sebastian called the song a "radio smash". Jade performed the song again during the grand final decider show the following day, after she was announced as the winner.