Latvia: Supernova 2022 Artists

Latvia: Listen to the songs competing at Supernova 2022

The 17 songs up for competition at this year's Supernova, Latvia's national selection for Eurovision 2022, have been released. Listen to them and vote for your favourite

Latvia's Supernova 2022 is scheduled to have two live shows: a Semi-final on 5 February and a Final on 12 February.

A month before showtime, the Latvian broadcaster LTV has unveiled the list of 16 contestants taking part in the competition and has also released their songs on the broadcaster's homepage.

In addition to the 16 acts revealed, Miks Galvanovskis will also have the opportunity to compete in Supernova 2022 after winning the online wildcard round that took place online from 10 to 14 January, where fans voted among another 9 songs.

Of the 16 participants announced, seven have been competing in the Latvian selection for Eurovision before – and five of them even took part in Eurovision Song Contest:

Dziesma 2014: I Can Breathe
Eurovision 2015: Love Injected
Bermudu Divstūris
Eurovision 2011: Angel In Disguise (as Musiqq)
Intars Busulis (from Bujāns)
Eirodziesma 2007: Gonki
Eurovision 2009: Probka
Markus Riva
Dziesma 2014: Lights On
Supernova 2015: Take Me Down
Supernova 2016: I Can
Supernova 2017: Dynamite
Supernova 2018: This Time
Supernova 2019: You Make Me So Crazy
Miks Dukurs
Eirodziesma 2009: Aizejot
Eirodziesma 2012: Sweet for Me (with NBC)
Supernova 2016: Paradise
Supernova 2017: Spiritual Priest
Supernova 2020: I'm Falling for You
Ralfs Eilands (from Mēs Jūs Mīlam)
Eirodziesma 2012: Disco Superfly (as member of PeR)
Eurovision 2013: Here We Go (as member of PeR)
Dziesma 2014: Revelation (with Valters Pūce)
Reinis Sējāns (from Bujāns)
Eurovision 2006: I Hear Your Heart (as member of Cosmos)

Latvia in Eurovision Song Contest

Latvia debuted in Eurovision Song Contest in 2000, and since then, the country has participated every year (21 times) in the contest. The best result was in 2002, where Latvia won Eurovision Song Contest with the song "I Wanna" by Marie N.

The last 12 contests, Latvia finished last in their semi-finals six times, and only managed to qualify for the Grand Final two times.

About the author: Pedro Santos (Portugal)

authorPedro comes from Lisbon, Portugal. He's 30 years old and graduated in journalism. He has attended Eurovision Song Contest three times live - 2018, 2019 and 2022 - and covered the show twice more (2021, 2023) but his first Eurovision memory takes him back to 2007 when Sarbel delivered his catchy "Yassou Maria" performance. Pedro's favorite Eurovision song is Albania's 2015 "I'm Alive" by Elhaida Dani which is also his favorite Eurovision edition.

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