As we already know the X Factor Malta is the successor of  Malta Eurovision Song Contest (MESC) as the format for selecting the country’s Eurovision 2019 entry. This Sunday night the show reached to the Chair Challenge for the boy’s team, six of who won a spot in the next phase, the Judge’s Houses.

The Chair Challenge Round

 After the bootcamp Each group was assigned to a judge as its mentor for the rest of the show . From each goup 6 acts will secure a spot in the next round of Judge’s Houses . On Sunday evening the first chair challenge round was broadcast and 6 girls from  Howard Keith’s group got a chair and pass through to the Judges’ Houses stage. 

This Sunday night it was time for the boys to impress their coach , Ira Losco, in order to win one of the six chairs that lead to the Judges’ Houses round. A total of 11 boys got on stage and performed songs of their choice. The 11 acts were: Aleandro Pace Tahir, Owen Leuellen, Isaac Mercieca, Aidan Cassar, Norbert Bondin, Mark Anthony Bartolo, Claudio Zammit, Miguel Bonello, James Mifsud, Luke Chappell, Matthew Anthony Caruana. However only six of them got the ticket to the next round. Take a look at who they are and their impressive performances:

1. Norbert Bondin – Use Somebody ( Kings of Leon)

2.Claudio Zammit – No Roots (Alice Merton)

3.Owen Leuellen – Original song

4. Aidan Cassar – Don’t Know Much (Aaron Neville & Linda Ronstadt)

5. Luke Chappell – Photograph (Ed Sheeran)

6. Mark Anthony Bartolo – Writings On The Wall (Sam Smith)

Next Sunday X-factor Malta will continue with the next Chair Challenge round this time with the Overs (25+). What do you think of today’s qualifiers?