‘Cake To Bake’ wins Dziesma 2014!

Cake To Bake

We now have the winner of the Latvian pre-selection for Eurovision Song Contest 2014 – it’s Aarzemnieki! 12 acts had qualified for the final from previous two semi-finals – the winner in the final was chosen by the jury together with the audience (50/50%). There were two voting rounds – three most voted qualified from the first voting round, these were Samanta Tina, Aarzemnieki and Dons. Then, a new voting round was opened and the winner was announced.

The exact results of the jury- and televoting are listed below. They show that Aarzemnieki were not jury’s nor televoters’ favorite in the first round. However, in the superfinal the group won the televoting and were second in the jury votes and internet voting.

Jury voting:

  1. „Revelation”, Ralfs Eilands & Valters Pūce
  2. „Pēdējā vēstule”, Dons
  3. „I can breathe”, Aminata Savadogo
  4. „Cake To Bake”, Aarzemnieki
  5. „Stay”, Samanta Tīna
  6. „Going All the Way”, MyRadiantU
  7. „Moment and tomorrow”, Katrīna Bindere
  8. „If I Could (Get Away)”, Eirošmits
  9. „Saule riet”, Olga un Līgo
  10. „Lights on”, Markus Riva
  11. „Here I am again”, Niko
  12. „You Are The Reason”, Katrine Lukins

Televoting:

  1. „Pēdējā vēstule”, Dons, 2426  votes
  2.  „Cake To Bake”,  Aarzemnieki’, 2398 votes
  3. „Saule riet”, Olga un Līgo, 1960 votes
  4. „Stay”, Samanta Tīna, 1302 votes
  5. „Moment and tomorrow”, Katrīna Bindere, 1298 votes
  6. „Here I am again”, Niko, 1269 votes
  7. „I can breathe”, Aminata Savadogo, 948 votes
  8. „Revelation”, Ralfs Eilands & Valters Pūce, 905 votes
  9.  „Going All the Way”, MyRadiantU, 686 votes
  10. „Lights on”, Markus Riva, 632 votes
  11. „If I Could (Get Away)”, Eirošmits, 541 votes
  12. „You Are The Reason”, Katrine Lukins, 380 votes

Super-Final’s jury voting:

  1. „Pēdējā vēstule”, Dons
  2.  „Cake To Bake”,  Aarzemnieki
  3.  „Stay”, Samanta Tīna

Super-Final’s televoting:

  1. „Cake To Bake”,  Aarzemnieki, 3949 votes
  2.  „Pēdējā vēstule”, Dons, 3830 votes
  3. „Stay”, Samanta Tīna, 1979 votes

Also internet voting was used, however, in the first voting round the system crashed and internet votes were registered only in the superfinal:

  1. „Pēdējā vēstule”, Dons, 1551 votes
  2.  „Cake To Bake”,  Aarzemnieki, 1529 votes
  3.  „Stay”, Samanta Tīna, 797 votes

The song of the winner as well as the other superfinalists can be listened below.

Dziesma was launched in October when the submission period was opened for domestic composers. A total of 73 songs were received and 24 of those were picked for the televised semi-finals.

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