The seven established artists or bands have been invited to compete in the German national final. These were presented by NDR and one of them may represent the country in Vienna in May. However, the eighth act is chosen through an open selection.
Those seven finalists are:
- Alexa Feser
- Mrs. Greenbird
- Andreas Kümmert
- Noize Generation
Presentations of each act can be read on Eurovision.de in German. The songs have not been released yet.
The remaining act will be chosen on February 19th when ten singers compete in a club concert. The show will be televised and also aired online. The most voted act will get the last ticket to the national final on March 5th.