Glen Vella

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Glen Vella
Glen Vella, 2012.jpg
Background information
Born (1983-05-14) May 14, 1983 (age 35)
Origin Birkirkara, Malta
Genres Pop
Occupation(s) Singer, learning support assistant [1]
Years active 2005–present

Glen Vella (born 14 May 1983) is a Maltese singer. He started his singing career at the age of 13.[citation needed] 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 'Sibtijiet Flimkien'.[citation needed] He also played main roles in various musicals on the local stage, including 'Jesus Christ Super Star', 'Godspell', 'Abba Mania'.

Eurovision Song Contest[edit]

Maltese national selections[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, including a stint in 2009 with a short-lived group called Q. In 2011, Glen won the right to represent Malta in the Eurovision Song Contest. His song One Life, failed to reach the finals by one point.[2] Again in November 2014, Glen participated in the Maltese national final for a chance to represent Malta in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 in Austria with the song "Breakaway". He qualified to the Maltese final and finished in 3rd place with a total of 39 points, failing to win.


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