The seventh artist to feature in our Who Is series for the Junior Eurovision 2020 season is Chanel Monseigneur from Malta.
Chanel Monseigneur is a nine-year-old singer from Mosta. She began singing at the age of six and recently began piano lessons. She began competing in international singing competitions in 2018, where she won the Music Talent League in Lithuania and has since won the Talent World Contest in Italy and the Riga Symphony competition in Latvia.
Chanel was chosen out of a line-up of eleven participants to represent Malta at this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest. Her song “Chasing Sunsets” was composed by Aleandro Spiteri Monseigneur, Peter Borg, and Joe Roscoe, with lyrics by Emil Calleja Bayliss.
Malta debuted in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2003 and has gone on to win the contest twice. In 2013 on their return to the competition in Kyiv, Gaia Cauchi won the competition with “The Start”, she was the first winner of a Eurovision event for Malta. In 2015 Destiny Chukunyere took victory in Sofia, Bulgaria with the song “Not My Soul”. Malta finished last at the 2005 contest in Belgium with the song “Make It Right” performed by Thea & Friends.