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The low down on the Audi Malta Music Awards 2020

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Last Saturday the Audi Malta Music Awards made a comeback after a 5 year hiatus and celebrated it’s 25th anniversary at the MFCC in Ta’ Qali.

Hosted by Dorian Cassar ,the night was filled with music from the amazing talent this island has to offer. It was great to see artists being recognised for all the hard work and passion they put into their craft.

Artists performing on the night were Ira Losco ft. Michela, Emma Muscat, Gaia Cauchi, Owen Leuellen, Aidan, Red Electrick, Amber , Matthew James, Toby, Lapes ft Petra, Airport Impressions, The New Victorians and F.A.I.T.H  closed off the show with their rendition of Freddie Portelli’s ‘Viva Malta’. They all brought their A-game and showed what the local music scene has to offer.

Photos by ICam Studios

 

The show was organised by Mega Music Malta, in collaboration with PBS along with Magic Malta 91.7 and will be aired in the coming weeks so make sure to keep an eye on the official FB page .

There were a total of 18 awards and here are the winners;

 

Best Alternative: The Ranch

 

Aġenzija Żgħażagħ Award: Maria Debono

 

International Achievement Award: Emma Muscat

 

Best Hip Hop / R n’ B: Eddie Fresco

 

Best Song in Maltese: “Iljuni fis-Silġ”, The Travellers

 

Best Metal: Beheaded

 

Career in Music Recognition: Toni Sant

 

Best Solo: Ira Losco

 

Lifetime Achievement Award: The Greenfields

 

Best Video: Gordon Bonello for ‘Chameleon’ – Michela

 

Best Songwriter: Corazon

 

Career in Music Recognition 2: Ray Mifsud Bonnici

 

Best Dance: Micimago

 

Best Album in Maltese: “Qalu li Raw”, Nadine Axisa

 

Breakthrough Artist Award: Michela

 

Best Album: Red Electrick –  Tragic Optimistic

 

Best Song (People’s Choice): “Iljuni fis-Silġ”, The Travellers

 

Best Band: Red Electrick 

 

Well done to the organizers, winners, performers and nominees.

To all artists,musicians, producers and songwriters – Thank you for being creative human beings and for putting all your passion and soul into creating magic.

To radio stations, journalists, event organisers and television shows….Thank you for supporting and giving space to local artists to showcase their work.

Until next year 🙂

xoxo

 

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