Glen Vella

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Glen Vella

Glen Vella (born 14 May 1983) is a singer and voice coach from Malta.

Glen 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 of London.

Glen was nominated twice for the Best Male Artist in the Malta Music Awards. In February 2010, he placed 2nd during the Malta Song for Europe with the song ‘Just a little more love’.

Glen became popular thanks to his participation as a residential singer on various television shows on the island including `Kalamita`, `Showtime`, `Sas-6`and ‘Sibtijiet Flimkien’. His voice could also be heard on several radio and television signature tunes and jingles. He also had the opportunity to play main roles in various musicals held on the Maltese islands, including Jesus Christ Super Star, Godspell, AbbaMania and more. Due to his popularity, one can frequently watch the singer in local shows and concerts held by different companies. He is also one of the founders of the Maltese leading Choir `Animae Gospel Choir` with well-known singers and musicians on the Maltese Islands as members.

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During his career Glen collaborated with various renowned Maltese composers and authors and had the opportunity to release singles and promote them internationally; including Belgium and The Netherlands. He participated in both local and international festivals and managed to achieve good results including the Fidof Award three times. One of his favorite local festivals is the Malta Song for Europe where his first participation takes us back to 2005, with the song `Appreciate`. Glen made it to the Finals of Golden Stag Festival which is considered as the 2nd best European music festival after the Eurovision. It was held at City Hall Square, Braşov Rumania. Glen managed to attain the Jury Award with the song `All I Am`, a song composed by Paul Giordimaina and penned by Fleur Balzan.

Glen Vella won the Malta Eurovision Song Contest 2011 singing One Life by Paul Giordimaina and Fleur Balzan, and went on to represent Malta at the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest.

On 21 November, 2014 Glen Vella took part in the semi-final of the Malta Eurovision Song Contest 2015, with the song Breakaway, and made it to the Final held at the Marsa Shipbuilding on Saturday 22 November, 2014. He placed third with 39 points. Beside that Glen won the televoting prize with 1,804 votes.

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