On Monday 17th January 2022, the full songs for Malta’s National Selection MESC were released.
The names of the artists and songs taking part are:
Aidan – Ritmu
Baklava ft. Nicole – Electric Indigo
Denise – Boy
Derrick – II
Emma Muscat – Out of Sight
Enya Magri – Shame
Francesca – Rise
Giada – Revelación
Janice Mangion – Army
Jessica Grech – Aphrodisiac
Jessika – Kaleidoscope
Malcolm Pisani – We Came for Love
Mark Anthony Bartolo – Serenity
Matt BLXCK – Come Around
Miriana Conte – Look What You’ve Done Now
Nicole Azzopardi – Into the Fire
Nicole Hammett – A Lover’s Heart
Norbert – How Special You Are
Rachel Lowell – White Doves
Raquel – Over You
Richard Edwards – Hey Little
Sarah Bonnici – Heaven
Some notable hopefuls include Richard Edwards from the band Firelight, who represented Malta at Eurovision 2014 with their song Coming Home which finished 23rd in the final. Jessika represented San Marino at the 2018 contest with Jenifer Brening, finishing 17th in their semi-final with their songs Who We Are. Nicole Azzopardi also placed 13th at Junior Eurovision in 2010.
Outside of the Eurovision world, Emma Muscat is a household Maltese name, boasting almost 740k followers on Instagram.
What do you think of the songs? Which one do you think will get the ticket to Turn? Let us know in the comments!
You can see the songs at MESC 2022 on Thursday 17th February in the semi final, and the final on Saturday 19th February.