Latvia Launch Supernova 2019!

Latvia’s Supernova was launched to the public earlier today when the broadcaster LTV revealed the songs that were in contention for this year’s Latvian Eurovision selection show. All in all 33 songs were invited to audition live on Thursday 22 November. The broadcaster have now published the performances of these songs both on their website and their official YouTube channel.

Among the acts are some of our favourites from previous years including Markus Riva, Edgars Kreilis and Samanta Tina. Check out the full list:

Supernova Shortlist 2019

Waterflower- ‘Grow’
Ēriks Balodis- ‘I know you know’
Kristiāna Bumbiere- ‘Remedy’
Līga Rīdere- ‘Būšu tepat’
Roberts Ķimenis- ‘Over’
ATIS- ‘She’s On Fire’
Miks Dukurs- ‘Life’
Kristīne Pastare (Peress)- ‘Smaragdi un pelni’
Markus Riva- ‘You Make Me So Crazy’
Dziļi Violets feat. Kozmens- ‘Tautasdziesma’
Miks Galvanovskis- ‘Fake’
Adriana Miglāne- ‘Scared of Love’
MARTA- ‘Grow Down’
Carousel- ‘That Night’
Elza Rozentāle- ‘You Came On Tiptoe’
ATOM- ‘Alligator’
Miks Galvanovskis- ‘Shattered’
Ivo Grīsniņš Grīslis- ‘Free Your Mind’
LIIVA- ‘Don’t Need Nobody Like You’
Alekss Silvērs- ‘Fireworks’
Edgars Kreilis- ‘Fire’
Kris & Oz- ‘Midnight streets’
Samanta Tīna- ‘Cutting the Wire’
August Valdis- ‘Candy Like Rain’
Audiokvartāls- ‘Tu man pajautā’
Laika upe- ‘Listen to the Way That I Breathe’
Jeļena Matule- ‘With You’
Double Faced Eels- ‘Fire’
Kristīne Šomase- ‘Harmony’
Aivo Oskis- ‘Somebody’s Got My Lover’
Laime pilnīga- ‘Awe’
Roberts Memmēns- ‘Feel’
MONTA- ‘The Eye of the Beholder’

You can listen to all the songs here:

The jury will select a number of these acts/songs (approx 20) to compete in the January live finals. The finalists are expected to be revealed on 5 December.

Latvia has used Supernova to select their Eurovision entry since 2015. Aminata won the first series and finished sixth at Eurovision 2015 with ‘Love Injected’. Since then their results have been less favourable Justs (15th in 2016), Triana Park (did not qualify in 2017) and Laura Rizzotto (did not qualify in 2018).

Have you had a listen to the songs yet? Which ones are your faves? Let us know below!

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