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.
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.
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.
Previous Maltese participants at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest performed during the interval in this year’s Malta JESC national selection.
Federica Falzon – Pacify Her – The charming Federica, the 2014 singer for Malta, showed her versatility with a lovely version of the Melanie Martinez song.
Gaia Cauchi – Million Reasons – Gaia is maturing all the time as an artist and the 2013 JESC winner performed the Lady Gaga song outstandingly.
Destiny Chukunyere – Somebody Else’s Guy – The 2015 JESC winner, Destiny, treated us to another powerful and soulful performance of the Jocelyn Brown classic.
Christina Magrin – Snowglobe / 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.
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 –
Zhaklina Veizaj – Bote miresie kerkoj
Dario Zela – We Need Love
Rajan Kukaleshi – Vetem nuk je
Jasmina Hako – Si fluturim
Michelle Prodani – Prinder
Xhesika Pengili – Largoje trishtimin
Marko Strazimiri –Music Makes My Day
Vivian Biaxhorni & Xhamerino Bollati – Ne mes yjesh
Endi Muça – Dua te jem
Klesta Qehaja – Besoj
Klea Mema – Dua te jem e lire
Eda Muça – Lulja qe me dhurove
Dea Çobo – Mirese erdhe flutur
Vivian Kokeri – Portat 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.
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 StamenkovićLenina pesma
2. GEORGIA The VirusGabede
3. SLOVENIA Lina KuduzovićPrva ljubezen
4. ITALY Chiara & MartinaViva
5. THE NETHERLANDS ShalisaMillion Lights
6. AUSTRALIA Bella PaigeMy Girls
7. IRELAND Aimee BanksRéalta na Mara
8. RUSSIA Mikhail SmirnovMechta (Dream)
9. FYRMACEDONIA Ivana Petkovska & Magdalena AleksovskaPletenka – Braid of Love
10. BELARUS Ruslan AslanovVolshebstvo (Magic)
11. ARMENIA MIKALove
12. UKRAINE Anna TrincherPochny z sebe
13. BULGARIA Gabriela Yordanova & Ivan StoyanovColour Of Hope
14. SAN MARINO Kamilla IsmailovaMirror
15. MALTA Destiny ChukunyereNot My Soul
16: ALBANIA Mishela RapoDambaje
17. MONTENEGRO Jana MirkovićOluja
Malta won the contest for the second time in three years, Armenia were second and Slovenia in third place.
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).
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.