Latvia: Get To Know “Supernova 2022” Participants

LTV has revealed 16 participants in the national selection for Eurovision 2022 : “Supernova 2022“.
Supernova 2022” will air on the 5th of February 2022 with the semi-final show.
The grand final will be held in a week: on 12th of February 2022.
10 artists will qualify for the final of “Supernova 2022“.

The jury panel reduced the 130 submitted songs to 16 songs.

Here are 16 acts (some of the songs have been released, click on the corresponding title)

  1. Bermudu Divstūris – “Bad”
  2. Markus Riva – “If You’re Gonna Love Me
  3. Aminata – “I’m Letting You Go
  4. BUJĀNS – “He, She, You & Me
  5. Citi Zēni – “Eat Your Salad”
  6. Inspo – “A Happy Place
  7. Miks Dukurs – “First Love
  8. Beatrise Heislere – “On the way home”
  9. The COCO’NUTS – “In and out of the dark”
  10. KATŌ – “Promises”
  11. Elīna Gluzunova – “Es pabiju tur” (I was there)
  12. Mēs Jūs Mīlam – “Rich Itch”
  13. Linda Rušeniece – “Pay My Own Bills”
  14. RAUM – “Plans”
  15. Zelma – “How”
  16. Patriks Peterson – “Can’t Get You Outta My Head
  17. Wildcard winner

The wildcard winner will be chosen by the public in an online voting that will be available between the 10th and the 14th of January 2022. The winner will be the 17th semi-finalist.

Among the participants, there are some known names:


Aminata represented Latvia at Eurovision 2015 with the powerful electro-indie ballad “Love Injected.”
She ended up in 6th place in the final.

Furthermore, she was invovled in writing the Latvian entries for Eurovision 2016, 2020 and 2021.
Now she’s back as a performer as well

Markus Riva

Markus is a well known Latvian singer, due to his multiple participations in the Latvian selection.
In fact,he participated in all national selections during the years 2015 – 2020.
His peak position was in 2015 as the runner-up, performing the song “Take Me Down”:

Bermudu Divstūris

Bermudu Divstūris was part of Musiqq who represented Latvia at Eurovision 2011 with the song “Angel in Disguise“. They failed to qualify for the final.

Intars Busulis (Part of BUJĀNS)

Intars Busulis represented Latvia at Eurovision 2009 with the song “Probka“.
He failed to qualify for the final.

Miks Dukurs

The singer participated in “Supernova 2020“.
He performed the song I’m “falling for you” and ended up in 4th place

Very soon, all the songs will be released!
Will Latvia qualify for the final, for the first time since 2016?

Doron Lahav is 30-year-old, who lives in Israel. Doron has been watching the Eurovision Song Contest since early 2000s. Doron works as a Data Scientist and shows interest in singing and writing.

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