Pabandom iš Naujo kicks off: Here are the First Qualifiers

The Lithuanian national selection has begun, with the first qualifiers decided. A total of 10 acts competed in the Pabandom iš Naujo heat, with just 5 acts moving forward to the semi-finals. The voting consisted of both jury and televote.

Here are the competing acts:

  • Black Spikes with Indre Launikonyte – “Don’t Tell Me”
  • Thomukas – “Wish”
  • Be U – “Love Yourself”
  • Titas & Benas – “No”
  • Martyna Jezepčikaitė – “Thank You Very Much”
  • Donata Virbilaitė – “The Way I Am”
  • Twosome – “I Love My Bear”
  • Milita Daikerytė – “Shadows”
  • Aldegunda – “Sit Down”
  • Voldemars Petersonas – “I Never Fall For You Again”

Voldemars Petersonas topped the jury vote, receiving 52 points which converted to 12 points. In second with the jury was Milita Daikerytė who received 49 points. In third was Titas & Benas with 41 points. The public vote revealed a different result, with Martyna Jezepčikaitė topping the public vote, followed by Titas & Benas and then Black Spikes ft. Indre Launikonyte.

With the points combined, Voldemars Petersons topped the heat with 18 combined points, followed by Titas & Benas who also finished with 18 points, however as Voldemars received a higher jury vote, he finished in first place. In third was Martyna Jezepčikaitė.

Here is the full list of qualifiers:

  • Be U – “Love Yourself”
  • Titas & Benas – “No”
  • Martyna Jezepčikaitė – “Thank You Very Much”
  • Milita Daikerytė – “Shadows”
  • Voldemars Petersonas – “I Never Fall For You Again”

Next week, the remaining competitors will take to the stage in the hopes of qualifying to the semi-final, which will take place on the 30th of January. Winners of the 2020 national selection, The Roop, have automatically qualified to the final with the song Discoteque.

Photo Credit: D. Umbraso/LRT

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