Malta: Initial MESC 2017 shortlist released

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PBS, the Maltese national broadcaster, has released a list of the preliminary 60 entries which will proceed to the next shortlisting stage for the country’s national final; Malta Eurovision Song Contest (MESC) 2017.

Having received a total of 156 applicants earlier this year for the Maltese national final, PBS has since shortlisted a total number of 60 entries for the next stage of the selection process, each of whom were revealed via TVM earlier this evening.

MESC 2017 initial shortlist

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  • Aidan CassarYou
  • Ana BoynuegriFeel
  • Avenue SkyWe can run
  • Brooke BorgUnstoppable
  • Cherton CaruanaFighting to survive
  • CherylisBreathe
  • Christian ArdingChill out
  • Claudia FanielloBreathlessly
  • Clive Isaac Gauci & Karine CaruanaRescue me
  • Clive Isaac Gauci & Karine CaruanaWhen love cries
  • Corinna BaldacchinoLeap of faith
  • CrosswalkSo simple
  • Dario BezzinaPrisoner
  • Dario Mifsud Bonnici Pawn in a game
  • Deborah C & Josef TaboneTonight
  • Derrick SchembriU
  • Domenique AzzopardiHey yo
  • DominicDon’t let your heart say no
  • Dre’ CurmiThe rapture
  • Gabriella AzzopardiHeal with me
  • Floren SultanaUnforgettable
  • Franklin CallejaFollow me
  • IonaFireworks
  • Jade VellaSeconds away
  • Janice MangionKewkba
  • Jasmine AbelaSupernovas
  • Jessica MagroDifferent light
  • JessikaEdge of tomorrow
  • JessikaImmortal
  • JessikaLet there be light

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  • Joseph RefaloI got you
  • Joseph TaboneWhen the sun shines
  • KayaThe power
  • Kayla Borg – Falling
  • Kevin BorgFollow
  • Klinsmann ColeiroLaserlight
  • Kylie ColerioBreathe
  • Lydon IncorvajaSunshine in the rain
  • Lyndsay PaceButterfly
  • Lyndsay PaceGemini
  • Maria CiniChasing my dreams
  • Maria MuscatUnbreakable
  • Maxine PaceBombshell
  • Michela PaceCruise control
  • MilkmiShelter
  • Miriana ConteDon’t look down
  • Nadia VellaBird of prey
  • Nazio RotinFree fall
  • Nazio RotinGone
  • Raquel GaldesBeautifully bruised
  • Raquela Dalli GonziRay of light
  • Rhiannon MichallefFearless
  • Rhiannon MichallefMoving mountains
  • Richard Edwards You
  • Romina MamoChild of the sun
  • Sebastian CallejaEscape
  • Shauna Vassallo Crazy games
  • Stefan GaleaWait forever
  • TizianaOnly night
  • Wayne William Calling out

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From here, PBS will go on to determine which 16 acts will make the final shortlist and compete in Malta’s national final for the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, with a final list of entries expected to be released in the coming weeks.

Unlike with previous years, MESC will only consist of 1 final show with the semi-final stage of the selection process being dropped. The final of MESC 2017 will take place in February, with an official date set to be unveiled in due course.

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