Malta: 30 artists selected for next phase of national selection

TVM, the national broadcaster in Malta, have released a shortlist of 30 names for the Malta Eurovision Song Contest. The final will be held in February 2018.

129 songs were submitted to the broadcaster, which is down on previous years. Each of these 30, plus those who didn’t make it had to pay a 150 euro entry fee to submit their song.

Malta’s shortlist

Malta is known for selecting its best stars. The first 30 on the shortlist and their song titles are as follows:

  1. Abire Sekkaki – Casablanca Love
  2. Aidan – Dai Laga
  3. AIDAN – See You
  4. Avenue Sky – We Can Run
  5. Brooke – Heart Of Gold
  6. Christabelle Borg – Taboo
  7. Dan – If Only
  8. Danica Muscat – One Step at a time
  9. Deborah C – Turn it up
  10. Deborah and Joseph – Human
  11. Dominic – Picture I draw
  12. Eleanor Cassar – Back to life
  13. Ishmael – Good Times
  14. Jasmine Abela – Supernovas
  15. Kelsey – Superwoman
  16. Kevin Calleja – Great Adventure
  17. Kimberley Cortis – Monsters
  18. Kurt Cassar – You will find me
  19. Lawrence Gray – Love Renegade
  20. Malcom Pisani – Kiss
  21. Matthew Caruana – Call 2morrow
  22. Mikhail Attard and Cherylis Camileri – Breaking Point
  23. Mirana Conte – Rocket
  24. Nicole Azzopardi – Mixed Feelings
  25. Petra Whiteford – Evolution
  26. Raquel Galdes – In My Mind
  27. Rhiannon Micallef – Beyond Blue Revolution
  28. Richard Micallef – Song for Dad
  29. Stefan Galea – Closer
  30. Tiziana Calleja – For the first time


Richard Micallef represented Malta in the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest as a part of the band Firelight. Brooke took part in the Maltese preselection twice before. She came 2nd to Ira Losco in 2016 singing Golden, and 4th in 2017 singing Unstoppable. From the 2016 preselection there is Christabelle, she sang Kingdom and came 4th, in 2018 she will sing Taboo.

1 Comment

  1. Finally Eleanor Cassar tries again. I thought she gave up on corrupt jurymembers as they never favoured her.

    btw Richard Micallef IS a former participant as singer of Firelight (2014)

    Richard Micallef = Richard Edwards

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