Latvia 2015: international names to judge the submissions!
RIGA, LATVIA – The deadline for the submission of songs for the Latvian national selection is tomorrow. Broadcaster LTV has previously said it is revamping its national selection in order to seek out a new local stars.
Three semifinals and a final are scheduled for this new national selection format set for February 2nd, 8th and 15th while the grand final of Supernova 2015 will take place on February 22nd where jury and tele voting will decide the winner and therefore Latvia’s representative for Vienna.
The jury will be made up of international heavyweights such as Peo Nylén from Scandinavian Songs, who has worked with 2012 Eurovision winner Loreen. He will be joined by Michael Jay from Universal Music Group who has worked with major stars such as Eminem, Celine Dion and Kylie Minogue.
Finally, the three-member team will be completed by Jarkko Nordlund from UMG who represents artists such as Lady Gaga and Elton John in the Baltic region.