Public Broadcasting Services (PBS) has released the 16 names who will be performing their entries in the final phase of the Maltese national final.

PBS had already announced the list of the 30 songs that had qualified for the last stage before the final. The finalists were determined behind closed doors over three days of auditions and were performed before a jury of seven foreign judges. Today the names have been released !

The 16 finalist songs are:

1 Dai Laga Aidan
2 We Can Run Avenue Sky
3 Heart Of Gold Brooke Borg
4 Taboo Christabelle Borg
5 One Step At A Time Danica Muscat
6 Turn It Up Deborah C
7 Back to Life Eleanor Cassar
8 Supernovas Jasmine Abela
9 Love Renegade Lawrence Gray
10 Call 2morrow Matthew Anthony
11 Breaking Point Mikhail Attard and Cherylis Camilleri
12 Rocket Miriana Conte
13 Evolution Petra
14 Beyond Blue Horizons Rhiannon Micallef
15 Song For Dad Richard & Joe Micallef
16 First Time Tiziana Calleja

The competition will consist of sixteen entries competing in a national final which will take place in February 2018. The winner will be decided solely by a public televoting.