Malta’s record breaking TV programme is back this October for it’s second season. X Factor Malta is the platform that showcases raw talent and the journey throughout the different phases – The Auditions, The Bootcamp, The Chair Challenge, The Judges’ Houses and the Live Finals. With 19 programmes lined up, starting on Sunday the 6th October 2019, X Factor Malta will feature the iconic Judges – Howard Keith, Ira Losco, Alexandra Alden, Ray Mercieca and the presenter, Ben Camille.
The X Factor is a Syco Entertainment owned format, globally co-produced and owned by Fremantle Media Limited and produced locally by Mint Media Limited in collaboration with Public Broadcasting Services Ltd.
Founder of Jagged House Music Company he has helped shape Malta’s growing music scene developing and managing Malta’s top acts these last 15 years. His long list of successful productions, touring experience & also being one of the organizers of Earth Garden festival make him an exceptional music mentor. He has also worked on 40+ international productions as well as Hollywood blockbusters such as ‘Lord of the Rings’. Known for saying it as it is, spotting talent and nurturing it to it’s max.
Arguably the biggest pop star in Malta with over 22 music awards under her belt, 8 albums, over 100 songs, multiple music publications including a DVD and a book . She’s been Malta’s best selling artist retaining a record number spot on ITunes for 28 consecutive weeks. Performed in over 25 different countries around the world, she recently collaborated with international superstar Jason Derulo following her recent double album release.
Alexandra Alden (24) is a Maltese musician and artist who is currently based in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, where she obtained a degree in music at the CODARTS Conservatory in July 2018. She moved to the Netherlands at the age of 19 to further pursue her career in music. Her first EP 'The Curious Child', recorded at the age of 16, resulted in two number one hit singles in Malta in 2012 and 2013. Her debut full-length album 'Wild Honey' was recorded at Rocktown Studios in Rotterdam and is available on VINYL, having been released in the Benelux and Malta in July 2018 with further releases scheduled in Scandinavia, US and Canada for late 2018 and early 2019. Her album was released on the international Dutch label 'M.A.R.S Worldwide'.
He captured the imagination of the Maltese youth culture of the 80’s after securing a record deal , which was a first for Malta. This was followed with the best selling local band in the 90’s called ‘The Characters’ which he used to front. Ray has returned to fame these last few years with the comeback of his legendary band ‘The Rifffs’ having released 2 albums to date, toured across Europe as well as headlining top renowned Festivals