Eurovision 2020 | Destiny will represent Malta at Eurovision 2020
Photo courtesy of TVM Malta and X Factor Malta Destiny has been crowned the winner of X Factor Malta, and will represent the island nation at Eurovision 2020 in Rotterdam. A total of four acts made it to the final of X Factor Malta. They each sang four songs - an original song, a cover song as a duet, a classic Maltese song and one of their favourite songs they have previously sung in the competition. Kyle was the first act to be eliminated, therefore, he only had the chance
Eurovision 2020 | Malta confirms participation and selection method
PBS, the Maltese broadcaster, has confirmed participation in the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest to be held in Rotterdam. In addition to this, it was also announced that the winner of X-Factor Malta will again be Malta's participant in Eurovision. The first episode in the second series of X-Factor Malta aired on the 6th October, with the series planning to conclude on 8th February 2020. The winner of the first series of X-Factor Malta was Michela, who flew the Maltese flag in Te
Malta | SYSTM 12 Release Studio Version Of 5SOS Hit "Youngblood"
They were put together on X Factor Malta Bootcamp, survived the Six Chair Challenge, but newly formed boy band SYSTM 12 have wasted no time in releasing their Six Chair Challenge cover version of 'Youngblood' in a fully fledged studio version. The group made up of Kyle Cutajar, Josef Tabone & Dario Mifsud Bonnici performed the song, originally performed by Australian band 5 Seconds Of Summer, in a bid to get a seat and advance to the final six groups and onto Judges' Houses,
Malta | The Overs' Tackle The Six Chair Challenge
In the third instalment of this series' X Factor Malta Six Chair Challenge, tonight we saw the Overs' take to the stage to fight to be on the final six in the category, their fate lying in the hands of mentor Ray Mercieca. After what felt like a straightforward instalment from the Boys' category with no many swaps, although a sing off, will the be Overs' be as straight forward? Unlikely but here it what unfolded. First up tonight was Anna Azzopardi, after receiving mass prais
Malta | Ten Unmissable X Factor Malta Auditions
We've now seen all of the auditions on the X Factor Malta which means we have now seen the person who will represent Malta next year in Tel Aviv at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest. If you haven't been watching then tonight marks the start of Bootcamp and we're here to catch you up on some of the best audition performances. There was SO much talent that auditioned it made picking out some of the top auditions very difficult so if you have time I strongly recommend catching up
Malta | X Factor Malta Auditions Come To A Close
On Sunday night we saw the auditions of X Factor Malta come to a close, but not before we saw some more amazing talent from the little island, and of course more familiar faces! One of the more recognised acts of the audition episode today was Janice Mangion, who back in 2017 placed 2nd in Malta Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Kewkba" in her audition she sang Beyoncè's "Listen" but the judges had the hard time connecting to Janice during the performance, leading judge
Malta | More Talent and Familiar Faces on X Factor Malta!
Last night saw the fourth audition episode for the X Factor Malta and judges Ira Losco, Alexandra Alden, Ray Mercieca and Howard Keith Debono sat through another batch of talented singers ... as well as a few that definitely didn't cut the mustard! We saw more favourites appear, more familiar Eurovision Song Contest and MESC faces and perhaps the winner of the show... Let's find out who made it through. Sicilian Kelly Moncado shared her incredible story before giving one of t
Malta | X Factor Auditions continue including an MESC Veteran!
It's been another great week for the X Factor Malta as the next set of contestants auditioned in the hope of making it to bootcamp and ultimately winning and getting to represent Malta at next years Eurovision Song Contest to be hosted in Tel Aviv, Israel. Whilst the episode had its controversial moments, where a contestant discussed gay conversion therapy and his controversial views on gay love, focusing on the positive moments - we saw lots of talent getting through and of
Malta | X Factor Auditions Continue - More Familiar Faces Audition!
Last week saw the National Selection process for Malta's 2019 representative 'The X Factor Malta' launch - featuring Maltese Eurovision legend Ira Losco on the judging panel. We saw the first batch of hopefuls audition and there were definitely some familiar faces for Eurovision or MESC fans - AIDAN & Danica Muscat both successfully auditioned and made it through. This weeks episode also saw a lot of talent - including some more MESC contestants! Lets find out who made it to
Malta | X Factor Six Chair Challenge Begins Filming
It had its debut episode broadcast on Sunday evening, but X Factor Malta begins production and filming on the next stage of their round for the contestants - The Six Chair Challenge. Those who have survived their first judges auditions and bootcamp, which took place over August and September will face off against acts in their own categories, Boys, Girls, Overs and The Groups, and instead of trying to impress all four judges equally, they now have their mentor who will look a