Malta: 70 songs left in the race

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Today PBS have announced the 70 songs that made it through to the second phase of the competition.

A record breaking 210 entries have been submitted to the Malta Eurovision Song Contest 2014. Since then, a number of judges have been carefully listening to the songs behind closed doors and have now shortlisted the number to 70. These are the songs that made the cut:

SingerSong title
1Romina MamoAddictive
3Fiona CauchiAll my love
4Ruth PortelliAlmost heaven
5Dorothy BezzinaAnalyse this
6AniqueBack to…
7Michela MalliaBad girl
8AmberBecause I have you
9Fire LightBite the bullet
10Davinia PaceBrand new day
11Jamie TonnaCall it love
12Jessica MicallefCandy
13Ryan Paul AbelaCity lady
14Miriam ChristineCloser to you
15Fire LightComing home
16Ioana DalliCould have been me
17Francesca BorgDazzling
18Jan Pace(Jan Cortez)Don’t bring me down
19Ylenia VellaDrop dead beautiful
20Floren SultanaFavourite waste of time
21GlorianaArpa BelliFor all those times
22Natalie GauciGrow up
23Anna AzzopardiHere I am
24Nadine BartoloHigh
25Kylie ColeiroHow can I miss you?
26Jessica MuscatHypnotica
27Kristabel MerciecaI Hope you know
28MinikI will not surrender
29Cherise AttardIn too deep
30Jessica MuscatIn your kiss
31Raquel GaldesInvisible
32FabrizioFanielloJust no place like home
33Annabelle DebonoKiss your tears away
34Sophie DebattistaLet the sunshine in
35JelenaLiving Again
36AniqueLook wonderful tonight
37Christabbelle BorgLove tricity
38Franklin CallejaLove will take me home
39Franklin CallejaMade for you
40Annalise PsailaMagic moonlight
41Eleanor CassarMagic symphony
42Neville RefaloMi-mi-mind
43Andreana DebattistaNow and forever
44Chris GrechOblivion
45MinikOnce in a while
46Daniel TestaOne last ride
47Debbie StivalaPin the middle
48BenReach the light
49KayaReaching the sky
50Dorothy BezzinaRemember
51Miriam ChristineSafe
52AniqueSamani sahe
53Wayne WilliamSame kind of wonderful
54Annalise PsailaShattered dreams
55Rikki Lee SciclunaSmile
56Romina MamoStronger
57AniqueSweet surrender
58Julie PomorskiTabula raisa
59PamelaTake me
60Simaria GaleaTake me as I am
62Francesca BorgThe one
63Nadine BartoloThe question
64Dario Mifsud BonniciThe thief
65Kevin Paul CallejaUnder the sun
66Deborah CUntil we meet again
67Joseph RefaloWhat when where
68Dayle CamilleriYou
69Francesca BorgYour game
70Simaria GaleaZest

As one can expect, from this list there are lots of familiar names including past representatives Miriam Christine (1996), Fabrizio Faniello (2001, 2006).

Artists that came close to winning in the past and decided to try their luck again are Amber, Davinia Pace and Eleanor Cassar as well as artists that we’ve seen in the national final numerous times like Francesca Borg, Deborah C, Corazon, Pamela, Romina Mamo, Wayne William (Micallef), Dorothy Bezzina, Kaya and Anna Azzopardi.

The next step in the Maltese selection is Friday 29th November, where the 20 finalists will be announced on the local programme Xarabank.

The Maltese national selection will take place on Friday 7th February and Saturday 8th February where the 27th Maltese representative will be chosen.

Gianluca won the right to represent Malta with the song Tomorrow and achieved 8th place in the final.

Stay tuned to for more information about Malta and the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest.

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