Ira Losco has won the Malta Eurovision Song Contest 2016 and will once again be singing for Malta at the next edition of the Eurovision in Stockholm, Sweden, this coming May. The song Chameleon won the maximum votes from three members of the jury and also won the televoting.
Ira won the Malta Eurovision Song Contest with a total of 68 points by obtaining the highest points from the public by means of televoting, while three members of the jury also gave her the highest points possible. Her song Chameleon was written by the singer herself, together with Talkback.
This is the second time that Ira, who is 34, has won the Malta Eurovision Song Contest after she won the edition of 2002, with the song 7th Wonder and eventually qualified in second place in the Eurovision final in the capital of Estonia, Tallinn. Incidentally, Ira won this festival for the second time at the Mediterranean Conference Centre after over the last few years, the festival had left the MCC and was being presented from other venues.
Brooke came in second place, with her song Golden which obtained 58 points.
The special guest at the Malta Eurovision Song Contest was Destiny who opened the evening with her winning song for last years ‘s Junior Eurovision Song Contest, Not My Soul. Another special guest was Amber, the winner of last year’s festival, who sang Warrior and also launched two new songs.