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 🙂