Latvia debuted in the first edition of the contest. To represent country, LTV selected Marta Grigale to perform her song "Bez 5 Minūtēm". Latvia performed in the first semi-final and failed to qualify, achieving sixteenth place with 11 points.
In the second edition, Latvia hosted a national final called "Supernova 2" to select its entry. The song "Forget" by Adriana Miglāne was the winner and represented Latvia at the contest in Espoo, Finland. The entry qualified to the final where it finished 9th with 67 points.
In the third edition, Latvia once again used its national final format having qualified with the format last edition. The winner of "Supernova 3" was the group Franco Franco with "By the Lake" who represented the country at the contest in Bern, Switzerland.
Latvia's voting statistics as of the fourth edition. The tables list the points given or deducted by Latvia in the semi-finals and the finals. Faroe Islands is currently the country that has received the most points from Latvia.
Latvia has given the most points to... (semi-finals and finals)
The Second Chance contest takes place every edition around the same time as the second semi final. Although it is not a televised event, LTV acknowledges it as part of the contest. It is organised by OGAO, the fan club for The Origin Song Contest.