Malta: Emma Muscat will sing “I Am What I Am” at the stage of Eurovision 2022
Emma Muscat’s agent has affirmed that the young singer will finally represent Malta with the song “I am what I am” at the stage of Eurovision this year, 2022 in Turin.
Initially, Emma was supposed to represent Malta with the song “Out of sight” and that was the song who helped her win in the Malta Eurovision Song Contest (MESC) national final. However, Emma chose a different song for Turin’s big night confirming that ‘I am what I am” as her Eurovision 2022 entry.
The song has been penned and composed by Emma herself together with Julie Aagaard, Stine Kinck and Dino Medanhodzic who is additionally behind the song’s production.
Emma will be taking the stage in Turin on May 12, 2022 in the first half of the 2nd semi-final.
Let’s learn a few things about Emma
Born in Malta on 27th of November, 1999, Emma came in touch with music at an early age. After graduating from school, she decided to enroll at the University of Performing Arts. As a juvenile, she showed her talent in singing, dancing, and in the use of musical instruments: she specialized, in particular, with the piano, and also started to compose both the music and the lyrics of her songs.
In 2016 she released her first single “Alone” on her YouTube channel and later in 2017 released her second single “Without You”. In 2018 she took part in the 17th edition of the talent show Amici di Maria De Filippi, succeeding in entering the “evening phase”, where she was eliminated in the final, finishing with fourth place in the singing category and a contract with Warner Music Italy.
Moreover, she participated in “Isle of MTV 2018” with Jason Derulo, Hailee Steinfeld and Sigala and in the following year took part again with Martin Garrix, Bebe Rexha and Ava Max. Later on, during a musical event in Malta, she managed to duet with the Maltese tenor Joseph Calleja and Eros Ramazzotti.
On 26 April 2019 she released her first single Avec moi, featuring singer Biondo.
On 14 November 2019 she participated in the remix of rapper Junior Cally’s hit song “Sigarette” (literally, Cigarettes).
On 10 December she released the single “Vicolo cieco” (literally, Cul-de-sac); after the release of the song she stated in an interview that it would be the first official extract from her new album.
On 3 July 2020 she released her summer single Sangria, with the Italian rapper Astol. This song was certified gold in Italy and reached 21 million streams on YouTube.
News source: Eurovision.tv