Malta’s national broadcaster, PBS, has also officially announced that the winner of the second season of The X-Factor will represent the country at Eurovision 2020 in Rotterdam.
The live show will begin in January and will be aired every Sunday, with the Grand Final, which will feature the next Malta representative at the contest, on February 8.
Game auditions have already started airing from last week
The panel of judges is the same as last year. Ira Losco is again one of the 4 judges participating in the talent show. The well-known singer has already participated twice in the Eurovision contest. It was the first time in 2002 in Tallinn, Estonia, with the song “7th Wonder” and she came in second place with 164 points. The second time was 2016 in Stockholm, when she reached the final with ‘Walk on Water’ and took 12th place with 153 points.
While the other three seats belong to: Howard Keith Debono, manager of the most prominent Maltese artists, Ray Mercieca, composer and producer, having worked mainly with bands, and Alexandra Alden, who lives in the Netherlands, although Maltese in origin, having her assets. already two very successful albums, to complete the jury’s four.
X Factor Malta’s presenter is Ben Camille, known to eurofans, having presented both MESC and the last Junior Eurovision held in Malta in 2016.
This year, 18-year-old Michela emerged victorious and traveled to Tel Aviv with the song Chameleon, ranking 14th with 107 points.