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Destiny gives live performance of ‘All Of My Love’ on Malta’s Got Talent

Destiny @TVM
Destiny @TVM

Destiny was a special guest on the grand final of Malta’s Got Talent 2020 and she got to perform her song All Of My Love, that was originally selected for the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest.

All Of My Love was the song that Destiny was scheduled to sing at the Eurovision in Rotterdam in 2020 after winning the X Factor in Malta. However, due to the world health situation the contest did not take place.

Destiny Chukunyere will get another chance to sing for Malta at the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest.

It was in 2015 that Destiny won the Junior Eurovision Song Contest for Malta with Not My Soul.

You can see Destiny perform All Of My Love below.

Source: ESC Covers

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Destiny Chukunyere will represent Malta at the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest

Destiny @TVM/X Factor
Destiny @TVM/X Factor

Destiny Chukunyere has won the X Factor Malta and will represent Malta at the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest in Rotterdam in May.

Justine Shorfid finished in the runner up position with the girl group F.A.I.T.H. in third place and Kyle Cutajar in fourth place.

The song for Destiny will be presented in the coming weeks.

Destiny won the 2015 Junior Eurovision Song Contest for Malta with Not My Soul. Can she make a unique double?!!

You can see Destiny performing And I Am Telling You by Jennifer Holliday and also with her winning JESC song Not My Soul below.

Source: ESC Covers

Destiny gives top audition in X Factor Malta – week 3

Destiny @TVM/X Factor Malta
Destiny @TVM/X Factor Malta

Destiny Chukunyere was a familiar face at the X Factor Malta auditions broadcast on TVM this week. She gave a faultless and impressive and soulful performance of the Jennifer Hudson song Giving Myself.

Destiny sailed through to the next phase and received four YES votes from the judges.

Destiny won the 2015 Junior Eurovision Song Contest for Malta with Not My Soul. She also had success in Britain’s Got Talent where she made it to the Live Semi-final shows.

You can see Destiny’s audition below.

Source: ESC Covers; TVM

Foreign Language Day in Malta has a ‘Perfect’ class with Nicole, Destiny, Enya & Charisse

Nicole, Destiny, Enya, Charisse
Nicole, Destiny, Enya, Charisse

It was Foreign Language Day at GCHSS Naxxar in Malta and what a lovely surprise was given by four talented singing students. Nicole Hammett, Destiny Chukunyere, Enya Magri and Charisse Vassallo performed to the class a beautiful rendition of the Ed Sheeran classic Perfect in English and Spanish languages.

Destiny won the 2015 Junior Eurovision Song Contest with my Not My Soul. She is also fresh back from a visit to Belarus where she was with the Maltese team to support Ela Mangion at the 2018 Junior Eurovision.

Nicole has had a fabulous year where she has continued to blossom and show her versatility as an artist. She also impressed many with her auditions on the X Factor Malta and she received much acclaim for her version, and her beautiful video clip of, La Forza, the 2018 Estonia Eurovision song.

Enya and Charisse are also talented singers who have also impressed on the X Factor auditions in Malta.

You can see Nicole, Destiny, Enya and Charisse perform Perfect below.

Source: ESC Covers

Previous Malta participants shine as guests in 2017 Malta JESC national final

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Previous Maltese participants at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest performed during the interval in this year’s Malta JESC national selection.

Federica FalzonPacify Her – The charming Federica, the 2014 singer for Malta, showed her versatility with a lovely version of the Melanie Martinez song.

Gaia CauchiMillion Reasons – Gaia is maturing all the time as an artist and the 2013 JESC winner performed the Lady Gaga song outstandingly.

Destiny ChukunyereSomebody Else’s Guy – The 2015 JESC winner, Destiny, treated us to another powerful and soulful performance of the Jocelyn Brown classic.

Christina MagrinSnowglobe / Bridge Over Troubled Water – Last year’s Maltese JESC participant performed her upbeat new single, Snowglobe, and also gave an emotional performance of the classic Simon & Garfunkel and Grenfell Tower charity single.

Watch Destiny perform ‘Embrace’ at the 2016 Junior Eurovision Red Carpet event

Destiny {copyright: ESC Covers}
Destiny {copyright: ESC Covers}

Destiny Chukunyere won the 2015 Junior Eurovision Song Contest for Malta with Not My Soul. She had a big part to play in the 2016 Junior Eurovision where she performed two songs.

Destiny also originally recorded the theme to  the 2016 Junior Eurovision, Embrace. She performed the song at the Red Carpet Opening Party event at the Manoel Theatre in Valletta, Malta.

You can see Destiny performing Embrace below.

Source: ESC Covers

Klesta Qehaja to represent Albania at the 2016 Junior Eurovision with ‘Besoj’

Klesta Qehaja {copyright: TVSH}
Klesta Qehaja {copyright: TVSH}

Klesta Qehaja has been selected to represent Albania at the 2016 Junior Eurovision Song Contest with her song Besoj (I believe). A national selection 2016 Festivali i 53-të Mbarëkombëtar i Këngës për Fëmijë took place featuring 14 songs –

  1. Zhaklina Veizaj Bote miresie kerkoj
  2. Dario ZelaWe Need Love
  3. Rajan KukaleshiVetem nuk je
  4. Jasmina HakoSi fluturim
  5. Michelle ProdaniPrinder
  6. Xhesika PengiliLargoje trishtimin
  7. Marko Strazimiri – Music Makes My Day
  8. Vivian Biaxhorni & Xhamerino BollatiNe mes yjesh
  9. Endi MuçaDua te jem
  10. Klesta Qehaja – Besoj
  11. Klea MemaDua te jem e lire
  12. Eda MuçaLulja qe me dhurove
  13. Dea ÇoboMirese erdhe flutur
  14. Vivian KokeriPortat e gëzimit

The voting was entirely by expert jury. The jury included last year’s Albanian contestant Mishela Rapo.

Mishela performed as part of the interval act with the winner of the 2015 Junior Eurovision from Malta, Destiny Chukunyere. Both Mishela and Destiny performed duets together of each of their songs from Junior Eurovision in 2015 (Dambaje and Not My Soul).

You can see Klesta perform her winning song below.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1LUZddbtdI

 

Destiny wins the 2015 Junior Eurovision for Malta

Destiny Chukunyere {copyright: EBU/BNT}
Destiny Chukunyere {copyright: EBU/BNT}

Destiny Chukunyere has won the 2015 Junior Eurovision Song Contest for Malta with her upbeat soul anthem Not My Soul. In a tense round of voting which went right to the last set of votes from Montenegro, Malta just pipped Armenia to the winning post.

17 competing countries took part in Sofia, Bulgaria –

1. SERBIA Lena Stamenković Lenina pesma
2. GEORGIA The Virus Gabede
3. SLOVENIA Lina Kuduzović Prva ljubezen
4. ITALY Chiara & Martina Viva
5. THE NETHERLANDS Shalisa Million Lights
6. AUSTRALIA Bella Paige My Girls
7. IRELAND Aimee Banks Réalta na Mara
8. RUSSIA Mikhail Smirnov Mechta (Dream)
9. FYR MACEDONIA Ivana Petkovska & Magdalena Aleksovska Pletenka – Braid of Love
10. BELARUS Ruslan Aslanov Volshebstvo (Magic)
11. ARMENIA MIKA Love
12. UKRAINE Anna Trincher Pochny z sebe
13. BULGARIA Gabriela Yordanova & Ivan Stoyanov Colour Of Hope
14. SAN MARINO Kamilla Ismailova Mirror
15. MALTA Destiny Chukunyere Not My Soul
16: ALBANIA Mishela Rapo Dambaje
17. MONTENEGRO Jana Mirković Oluja

Malta won the contest for the second time in three years, Armenia were second and Slovenia in third place.

You can see Destiny perform Not My Soul below.

Destiny Chukunyere will sing ‘Not My Soul’ for Malta at 2015 Junior Eurovision

Destiny Chukunyere {copyright: PBS/TVM}
Destiny Chukunyere {copyright: PBS/TVM}

Destiny Chukunyere will represent Malta at the 2015 Junior Eurovision Song Contest in Sofia, Bulgaria. Her song entitled Not My Soul was revealed today with the official video.

The song was composed by Elton Zarb and Matthew (Muxu) Mercieca. The team were behind the previous two Malta Junior Eurovision entries by Gaia Cauchi (2013 winner with The Start) and Federica Falzon (2014 Diamonds).

You can see the video for Not My Soul below.

Source: PBS; www.junioreurovision.tv; www.esccovers.com

Destiny Chukunyere will sing for Malta at 2015 Junior Eurovision

Destiny Chukunyere {copyright: PBS}
Destiny Chukunyere {copyright: PBS}

Malta have held the selection to find the act that will represent them at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest in Sofia, Bulgaria. 20 acts performed a song of their choice. The show was held at the Mediterranean Conference Centre in Valletta on Saturday 11 July.

The voting was a combination of expert jury and televoting. The winning act was Destiny Chukunyere who performed her soulful version of Think originally recorded by Aretha Franklin. The song for Junior Eurovision will be revealed by PBS later in the year.

The 20 acts were –

Thea Aquilina

Haley Azzopardi

Amy Marie Borg

Ilenia Camilleri

Aidan Cassar

Destiny Chukunyere

Francesca Dimech

Kelsey Farrugia

Sarah Farrugia

Nicole Frendo

Christina Magrin

Isaac Mercieca

Raisa Marie Micallef

Sarah Micallef

Gabrielle Portelli

Veronica Rotin

Nicole Sciberras

Victoria Sciberras

Rebecca Scicluna Rizzo

Andy Shaw

You can see Destiny perform Think below.

Source: www.escflashmalta.com; www.esccovers.com

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MuQwRncLvDY