After weeks of anticipation, the Latvian Eurovision 2017 selection show Supernova kicked off with the first of it heats this evening. Eleven singers battled it out, but there was only room for four acts in the final. Find out if your favourites made it.
The format of Supernova 2017 saw two acts advance to the final, chosen by the public televote. In the first show the public chose Lauris Valters and Linda Leen to advance with songs ‘Magic Years’ and ‘Who’s In Charge?’ respectively.
Following the results of the public vote, the professional jury selecting two more songs from the remaining contenders to go through. The jury chose ‘Spiritual Priest’ by Miks Dukurs and ‘Up’ by Franco Franco. The full results are below:
Heat One- 5th February
Artist Song Result Katrīna Cīrule Blood Runs Quicker Eliminated Miks Dukurs Spiritual Priest Jury Qualifier Anna Zankovska Rage Love Eliminated Edgars Kreilis We Are Angels Eliminated Crime Sea Escape Eliminated Rock’n’Berries Feel the Love Eliminated Lauris Valters Magic Years Public Qualifier First Question Naked Eliminated Franco Franco Up Jury Qualifier Pikaso U (Can Keep Your Cools) Eliminated Linda Leen Who Is In Charge Public Qualifier
Supernova returns next sunday with the second semi final. You can listen to all the songs that are currently available on YouTube Playlist. And be sure to vote for your favourite in our poll.