The Maltese national broadcaster , TVM, has bought the rights of the TV talent show X Factor, which will be broadcast for the first time in the country.  It is clear according to the official announcement that the winner of the X factor show will be Malta’s Eurovision 2019 representative. However more details will be revealed in the future, as the show will start next October. Until this year’s Eurovision Song Contest Malta chose its representative each year through a national selection process.

This year Malta was represented by Christabelle and her entry Taboo, a song composed by Thomas G: Son, the composer of the ESC winning song of Euphoria. Unfortunately it didn’t make it to the final as it ended up 13th in the 2nd semi final with 101 points.

Let’s remember Christabelle’s dynamic performance on the stage of Altice Arena in Lisbon: