Here’s what went down at the Malta Music Awards last night


The Malta Music Awards made its return last night for the first time in six years – with a grandiose event which took place at the Malta Fairs and Convention Centre in Ta’ Qali. The show was organised by PBS in association with Magic Malta 91.7.

Radio and TV presenter Dorian Cassar was the host of the night, which saw eighteen different awards handed out across a variety of categories, from new talents to career recognition accolades.

A diverse range of acts also took to the stage at the MFCC throughout the night – these included Ira Losco & Michela, Emma Muscat, Gaia Cauchi, Owen Leuellen, AIDAN, Red Electrick, Amber, Matthew James, Lapes Ft. Petra, Toby, F.A.I.T.HAirport Impressions and The New Victorians.

Malta Music Award winners

Best Solo Artist – Ira Losco

Best Band – Red Electrick

Best Song – The Travellers “Iljuni fis-Silġ”

Best Album – Red Electrick

Best Video – Michela – “Chameleon” (Gordon Bonello)

Breakthrough Artist Award – Michela

International Achievement Award –  Emma Muscat

Best Song in Maltese – The Travellers – “Iljuni fis-Silġ”

Best Album in Maltese – Nadine Axisa – “Il-Ħoss tal-Għabex”

Best Songwriter – Corazon Mizzi

Best Hip-Hop / RnB –  Eddie Fresco

Best Alternative – The Ranch

Best Metal – Beheaded

Aġenzija Żgħażagħ Award –  Maria Debono

Career in Music Recognition – Toni Sant

Career in Music Recognition – Ray Mifsud Bonnici

Lifetime Achievement Award – The Greenfields

The show was recorded and will be aired on TVM at a later date. Congratulations to the winners!


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