Malta 2018 🇲🇹 Christabelle Borg to Lisbon
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MALTA – Moments ago the Maltese national final concluded. Christabelle Borg won the national final with “Taboo”. Christabelle is a 25-year old singer/ performer/ songwriter/ social media influencer. Having been taught by both Maltese and foreign tutors Christabelle has been singing for the past 19 years.
Christabelle was 3 years old when she started performing on stage with her first original song ‘Jien Inhobb Il-Helu’. From a very young age Christabelle was involved in the Music and TV scene in fact she has hosted 2 TV shows ‘ Teen Traffic’ and ‘Teen Trouble’ which have done extremely well In Malta as they were both nominated for the National TV awards.
Christabelle then decided to focus on her music so she took part in several competitions some of which being the Junior Eurovision song contest here in Malta and also in Louisiana where she managed to obtain the F.I.D.O.F Award and was also the winner of the competition. Christabelle has had gigs both in Malta and also away from our island , some of which being Bari, Battipaglia, Rome in Italy; Baton Rouge, Los Angeles and also San Francisco in the United States.
Christabelle has also had the opportunity to study music and vocal technique at the infamous Mount Sainte Mary’s College (SLS Technique) in Hollywood. The same school that has hosted Lucy Hale (Pretty little Liars) Frankie Sanford (The Saturdays), Demi Lovato and several other famous stars.
Christabelle has worked on several tracks which were all released on national radio and have reached the number 1 spot on Local Charts having both foreign and local artists in the same charts. Christabelle has been working with American and British producers for the past 6 years and has released singles called “I Wanna Know”, “Flame”, “Naturally”, “Everytime I bleed”, “Everything About you”, “Say” and “Fall for you” . Christabelle’s track “I wanna Know” was also used as background music for the show “My Super Sweet 16” aired on MTV.
Christabelle has won 8 Bay Music Awards these being Best Solo Artist 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012 , 2013 Viewers Choice Award 2008,2008 and also the Best Song Award in 2009. Christabelle has had the privilege of performing at all of these award shows.
Besides being nominated for several other awards Christabelle has also won Best R n b artist at the Malta Music Awards where Christabelle has also performed.
In 2013 Christabelle was chosen to be part of the Bay Kids Song which is a song where money is collected for Puttinu Cares, alongside Ivan Grech (Wintermoods) and Christabelle was also invited to perform a medley of original songs at the 10th Anniversary of the Bay Music Awards held at the Bay Arena.
Christabelle has fortunately had the opportunity to be chosen by Gigi D’Alessio himself to perform a duet with him on his tour back in 2009. Christabelle performed number 1 hit song Un Nuovo Bacio at Palalottomatica in Rome, in front of thousands of people. Christabelle has also been the opening act for Laura Pausini.
Besides music Christabelle is also an accountant after following a commerce degree as well as a Masters Degree in Accountancy at the University of Malta. Christabelle placed Second with her popular song RUSH in the Malta Eurovision Song Contest. Christabelle’s Song RUSH reached the number 1 spot on iTunes. Christabelle has performed at The Isle of MTV 2017 – opening for DNCE, Chainsmokers, Raje and Jonas Blue.
MALTA 2018 🇲🇹 MESC FINAL
|PARTICIPANT(S)||SONG TITLE||INTL' JURY||PUBLIC||RESULT||OIKOTIMES POLL|
|Richard Joe Micallef||Song for Dad||31||67||98|
|Brooke Borg||Heart of Gold||37||47||84|
|Eleanor Cassar||Back to Life||19||17||36||Predicted to Win|
|Matthew Anthony||Call 2morrow||26||6||32|
|Avenue Sky||We Can Rush||1||15||16|
|Rhiannon Micallef||Beyond Blue Horizons||9||5||14|
|Deborah C Cassar||Turn It Up||13||13|
|Tiziana Calleja||First Time||4||8||12|
|Lawrence Gray||Love Renegade||3||4||7|
|Danica Muscat||One Step at a Time||2||1||3|