Glen Vella

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Glen Vella
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Background information
Born (1983-05-14) May 14, 1983 (age 31)
Origin Malta
Genres Pop
Occupations Singer
Years active 2005–present
Website http://www.glen.com.mt/

Glen Vella (born 14 May 1983 [1]) is a Maltese singer. He started his singing career at the age of 13. He studied both practical and theory in voice and piano. He is certificated in voice coaching from the Victoria Music and Arts College London. Glen is a residential singer on various TV-shows on the island including 'Kalamita', 'Showtime', 'Sa 6' and currently on the biggest afternoon Maltese show 'Sibtijiet Flimkien'. He also played main roles in various musicals, including 'Jesus Christ Super Star', 'Godspell', 'Abba Mania'.

Malta Song for Europe[edit]

Glen Vella debuted in the Maltese selections for the Eurovision Song Contest in 2005 with the song "Appreciate". He tried to win the competition another 3 times with no luck. One of these times was part of the group Q in 2009, where they came in 3rd place. Glen came closest to winning in 2010 when he came in second place with his entry "Just A Little More Love".

Eurovision Song Contest 2011[edit]

In 2011, Glen participated in the Maltese national selection; Malta Eurosong 2011 to represent Malta in the Eurovision Song Contest 2011, to be held in Düsseldorf, Germany in May 2011. Making it from the semi-final into the final, Glen won the right to represent Malta in the Eurovision Song Contest 2011. His song One Life represented Malta in the Semi Finals in May but failed to reach the finals by one point.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Glen Vella - Basic Information". Glen Vela - Facebook. Retrieved March 12, 2011. 
  2. ^ Webb, Glen. "Glen Vella triumphs in Malta". European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 12 February 2011. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Thea Garrett
with My Dream
Malta in the Eurovision Song Contest
2011
Succeeded by
Kurt Calleja
with This is The Night