LATVIA – Supernova 2019 will be the fifth edition of Supernova, the music competition that selects Latvia’s entries for the Eurovision Song Contest. The format of the competition will consist of three shows: two semi-finals and a final. The two semi-finals will feature eight competing entries each, from which four will be selected to advance to the final from each show.
Results during the semi-final and final shows will be determined by a jury panel and votes from the public.
Applications could be submitted to the broadcaster between 3 September 2018 to 21 October 2018. In total, 83 songs were submitted.
LTV shortlisted 33 entries to take place in the auditions, which were released publicly on 26 November 2018. They also opened an online vote, in order to help them select the entries that would advance to the shows, though it was non-binding. The competing artists and songs were announced on 5 December 2018.