Watch now: Semi-final 2 of EMA 2017 in Slovenia

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Tonight Slovenia continues choosing their representative at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest.

How to watch

Semi-final 2 of EMA 2017 will air from 20:00 CET on the following channels:

Tonight’s show

In total, 16 acts will perform in both semi finals. Eight performed in the first semi-final and a further eight will perform tonight.

Four acts are already qualified from yesterday’s semi-final. These acts are:

Four more acts will qualify tonight, meaning there will be eight songs in the Grand Final on the 24 February. The acts are chosen by a combination of televoting and jury voting. First, the two performers who receive the highest number of televotes will qualify. The jury will then select two further songs which will also be finalists.

Semi-final 2 participants

The participants and running order is as follows:

  1. ClemensTok ti sede
  2. Raiven – Zažarim
  3. Kataya & Duncan KamakanaAre you there
  4. BQLHeart of gold
  5. Ina Shai Colour me
  6. United Pandaz & Arsello feat. Alex VolaskoHeart to heart
  7. Tim Kores KoriOpen fire
  8. Nuška DraščekFlower in the snow

Raiven finished second to ManuElla in EMA 2016. Duncan Kamakana hails from Hawaii and competed in The Voice US, while his Slovenian co-singer Kataya provided the voice of Moana for the Slovenian version of the Disney film. BQL are managed by Raay from Maraaya (Slovenia 2015). Nuška Drašček competed in EMA in 2006 and 2009, while comedy singer Tim Kores Kori participated in 2015. Alex Volasko was a semi-finalist in the Slovenian selection process in 2012.

You watch snippets of all tonight’s semi-finalists below.