2017 national selections

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Kyiv, Ukraine

In this section you will find information relating to the respective selections of the 43 countries participating in the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest. The 62nd edition of the competition will take place in the capital of Ukraine, Kyiv, on 9th, 11th and 13th May.

Check out our calendar for all national selection dates and live streaming links.

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Latvia

Latvian broadcaster LTV has announced the names of the artists and songs that will participate in Supernova 2017.

Anna Zankovska: Rage Love 

Crime Sea: Escape

Edgars Kreilis: We Are Angels 

First Question: Naked

Franco Franco:  Up

Katrīna Cīrule:  Blood Runs Quicker

Katrine Lukins: Silhouette 

Laura Lo pied. Chris Oak: Little Weird

Lauris Valters: Magic Years

Linda Leen: Who Is In Charge 

Markus Riva: Dynamite

Miks Dukurs: Spiritual Priest

Miks Galvanovskis: Runaway

My Radiant You: All I Know

Pikaso: U (Can Keep Your Cools)

Rock’n’Berries: Feel The Love

Santa Daņeļeviča: Your Breath

THE HiQ: Taju Ot Lyubvi

The Ludvig: I’m In Love With You

Toms Kalderauskis: We Won’t Back Down

Triana Park: Line

UP: One By One

The live shows will take place on the 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th February.

Latvia

Supernova 2017, the Latvian national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest will take place on Sunday 26th February. 

The Latvian broadcaster, Latvijas Televīzija, announced that streaming from Spotify will be included in the voting during the final of Supernova 2017. The addition is a reflection of the move from physical music sales to downloads and streaming. 

Petri Mannonen, Commercial Director, Universal Finland said, "Supernova partnering up with Spotify is an innovative approach to include digital music consumption in the selection process. It makes sense – as the more popular a track becomes within Spotify the more potential it will have to succeed". 

Przemek Pluta, Strategy and Operations Lead for Universal in CEE and Baltics added, "We are super excited to work together with the  Supernova show. Spotify is booming and is the main source of music for many (young) people in Latvia. It will be the first time that we give data on music consumption back to the audience of the Eurovision qualifications show".

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