Glen Vella

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'.

Glen Vella
Born (1983-05-14) 14 May 1983 (age 37)
OriginBirkirkara, Malta
GenresPop
Occupation(s)Singer, learning support assistant [1]
Years active2005–present
Websitehttps://web.archive.org/web/20110216055742/http://www.glen.com.mt/

Eurovision Song ContestEdit

Maltese national selectionsEdit

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.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.tvm.com.mt/mt/eurovision/participants/breakaway-glen-vella/[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Webb, Glen. "Glen Vella triumphs in Malta". European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 12 February 2011.

External linksEdit

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