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.H, Airport 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