Earlier this month the Maltese broadcaster PBS whittled their 156 submissions for Eurovision 2017 down to a long list of 60. They’ve gone one step further this week and revealed the 16 acts and songs that will battle it out in the MESC final in February. Read on to find out who made the cut.
Malta Eurovision 2017 Shortlist
Brooke Borg- ‘Unstoppable’
Cherton Caruana- ‘Fighting to Survive’
Claudia Faniello- ‘Breathlessly’
Crosswalk- ‘So Simple’
Deborah C & Josef Tabone- ‘Tonight’
Franklin Calleja- ‘Follow Me’
Jade Vella- ‘Seconds Away’
Janice Mangion- ‘Kewkba’
Kevin Borg- ‘Follow’
Klinsmann Coleiro- ‘Laserlight’
Miriana Conte- ‘Don’t Look Down’
Maxine Pace- ‘Bombshell’
Raquela Dalli Gonzi- ‘Ray of Light’
Rhiannon Michallef- ‘Fearless’
Richard Edwards- ‘You’
Shauna Vassallo- ‘Crazy Games’
Malta’s selection show ‘Malta Eurovision Song Contest’ (MESC) will return for a 2017 edition, but this will be scaled back with no semi finals this year. Instead the aforementioned sixteen artists will compete in the televised final when it airs 18th February and the winner will be decided by 100% public televote.
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