Last week the Maltese broadcaster, TVM, announced the 49 songs that have made it to the shortlist, the final stage before the 20 Semi-Finalists are announced. Tonight, as usual, the 20 songs which make the semi-final will be announced on the popular TV show, Xarabank.
TVM – 20:45 CET
The way the show works: The acts usually sit in the audience, then a few seconds of the song is played which will indicate which song has made it to the semi-final, the act will take to the stage and perform a snippet of their song.
The songs are expected to be released in full over the coming days. The 20 songs that make the semi-final will be performed on the 22nd of January, where 14 songs will make it to the final on the 23rd of January.
Amber won the right to represent Malta in the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest with her song “Warrior” gaining maximum points in the Maltese final, but failed to gain enough points in the Eurovision Song Contest to make the final.