The German national broadcaster ARD has launched Unser Lied für Liverpool as the German selection for Eurovision 2023.
Submissions are open for Unser Lied für Liverpool on the official ARD Eurovision website.
A panel of experts will listen, review all applications and select which final shortlisted acts will take part in the grand final.
This panel includes:
- Experts from the music industry
- German Eurovision delegation
- International Eurovision figures
- ARD pop radio stations in an advisory capacity
ARD may directly approach artists and record labels. Submissions will close on 28th November 2022.
For the very first time in German selection, applications may also be made through the TikTok platform. Interested artists may upload their songs to TikTok as long as they comply with Eurovision rules by using the hashtag #UnserLiedFürLiverpool.
A panel of experts will select the best TikTok submissions and put them up for a public vote.
The entry with the most votes will be added to the Unser Lied für Liverpool lineup.
The Grand Final of Unser Lied für Liverpool will take place in early March 2023.
Listeners to regional ARD music stations from:
Antenne Brandenburg, BAYERN 3, Bremen Vier, hr3, MDR Jump, NDR 2, SR 1, SWR3 and WDR will be able to vote for their favorite songs in the lead-up to the live final.
These votes will contribute to the overall result.
Malik Harris represented Germany at Eurovision 2022 with the song “Rockstars“.
He finished in 25th place (last) in the final: