Latvijas Televizija ( LTV) received 168 songs from 89 artists for the selection process of Supernova 2017.
Out of all, only 22 artists made the cut for the chance to represent Latvia in Kyiv this May.
The artists are as follows:
- Anna Zankovska, “Rage Love” (Anna Zankovska, Agnese Upleja)
- Crime Sea, “Escape” (Crime Sea, Marija Mickeviča)
- Edgars Kreilis, “We Are Angels” (Edgars Kreilis, Edgars Kreilis)
- First Question, “Naked” (Mikus Tillers, Mikus Tillers)
- Franco Franco, “Up” (Mūzika: Kristīne Vaksa, Reinis Kārkliņš, Mārtiņš Spuris,Elizabete Vētra)
- Katrīna Cīrule, “Blood Runs Quicker” ( Katrīna Cīrule)
- Katrine Lukins, “Silhouette” (Katrine Lukins, Kārlis Indrišonoks, Andris Lūkins)
- Laura Lo pied. Chris Oak, “Little Weird” (Laura Ločmele,)
- Lauris Valters, “Magic Years” (Lauris Valters)
- Linda Leen, “Who Is In Charge” (Linda Leen),
- Markus Riva, “Dynamite” (Markus Riva)
- Miks Dukurs, “Spiritual Priest” (Gints Smukais, Edijs Dukurs)
- Miks Galvanovskis, “Runaway” (Miks Galvanovskis)
- My Radiant You, “All I Know” (Jānis Driksna)
- Pikaso, “U (can Keep Your Cools)” (Jānis Lipšāns, Jānis Aišpurs, Arnis Račinskis )
- Rock’n’Berries, “Feel the Love” (Reinis Ašmanis, Oskars Millers, Jānis Narbuts)
- Santa Daņeļeviča, “Your Breath” (Santa Daņeļeviča)
- THE HiQ, “Taju Ot Lyubvi” (Kristaps Čimbars)
- The Ludvig, “I’m In Love With You” (Jēkabs Ludvigs Kalmanis)
- Toms Kalderauskis, “We Won’t Back Down” ( Gints Stankevičs, Kerija Kalēja )
- Triana Park, “Line” (Agnese Rakovska, Kristaps Ērglis, Kristians Rakovskis)
- UP, “One by One” (Agnese Upleja)
From the line-up we recognize Markus Riva who tried both in 2015 and 2016 to represent Latvia at Eurovision Song Contest. Will the 3rd attempt be lucky?
The artists will compete in 2 heats which will be held on the 5th and 12th February 2017. From each round, 4 acts will qualify for the next round.
The 8 qualifiers will compete in the semi-final which is scheduled on the 19th February.
From the semi-final 4 entries will proceed to the Final which will be held on the 26th February 2017.
Do you think it’s going to be Latvia’s year?
Author: Bogdan Stefan
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