Tonight, the semi-final of The X Factor in Malta concluded, with four acts remaining in the running to be selected as the Mediterranean nation’s representative in Rotterdam.
Six acts remained in the competition before tonight’s semi-final, with all three groups (Bloodline, F.A.I.T.H. and Yazmin & James), Kyle Cutajar, Destiny Chukunyere and Justine Shorfid the remaining acts.
The show took on two themes; Big Band and Jukebox, with each act performing twice.
The first set of performances were as follows;
- Bloodline – Diamonds Are Forever
- Kyle Cutajar – Feelin’ Good
- Destiny Chukunyere – And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going
- Yazmin & James – Fever
- F.A.I.T.H. – Candyman
- Justine Shorfid – (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman
After all six performances, the acts went to the public vote, with Yazmin & James being eliminated from the competition at this stage.
Next up, it was the turn of the Jukebox theme, with the remaining five acts performing another track, including a Eurovision winning song in one performance!
- Kyle Cutajar – River
- Justine Shorfid – Spirit
- Destiny Chukunyere – This Is Me
- Bloodline – Euphoria
- F.A.I.T.H. – Runnin’ (Lose It All)
At this stage, one more vote was taken and the bottom act was eliminated from the competition. This act was Bloodline.
As a result, four acts remain in contention to represent Malta in Eurovision 2020 in Rotterdam;
- Destiny Chukunyere
- Justine Shorfid
- Kyle Cutajar
The final of the competition will be held on Saturday 8th February, where the winner will be selected as the next Maltese representative for the Eurovision Song Contest!
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