Latvia Supernova 2023: Artists

Latvia: Listen to the 15 songs competing at Supernova 2023

The 15 songs competing at this year's Supernova have been released. The winner will be chosen on 11 February and represent Latvia at Eurovision 2023. Listen to the songs and vote in our poll: Who should win Supernova 2023?


Saule disqualified from Supernova 2023

Saule has been disqualified from Supernova 2023 because his song "Finally Happy" was played publicly in 2021. He will not be replaced, so the total number of acts in this year's Supernova is 14.

Latvia is bringing their national selection back in order to choose their representative for Eurovision 2023 in Liverpool.

The Latvian broadcaster (LTV) has released the 15 songs competing at this year's Supernova, as well as the dates for the live shows. Supernova 2023 will be divided into two live shows: a semi-final on 4 February, and a final the week after on 11 February.

Familiar names

Six of the participating artists have competed in Supernova before, including Markus Riva who will be in his eighth Supernova this year. Justs won Supernova 2016 and represented Latvia at the Eurovision Song Contest with the song Heartbeat (finished 15th in the Grand Final).

Adriana Miglāne
Supernova 2019: Scared of Love
Supernova 2022: A Happy Place
Eurovision 2016: Heartbeat
Katrine Miller
Dziesma 2014: You Are the Reason
Supernova 2017: Silhouette
Supernova 2018: Running Red Lights
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
Supernova 2022: If You're Gonna Love Me
Sudden Lights
Supernova 2018: Just Fine
Toms Kalderauskis
Supernova 2017: We Won’t Back Down

Latvia in the Eurovision Song Contest

Latvia debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2000, and since then, the country has participated every year (22 times). Their best result was in 2002, when Latvia won the Eurovision Song Contest with the song "I Wanna" by Marie N.

In the last 13 contests, Latvia finished last in their Semi-finals five times, and has 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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