Emma Muscat

Maltese singer

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Emma Muscat
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Background information
Birth nameEmma Louise Marie Muscat
Born (1999-11-27) 27 November 1999 (age 22)
St. Julian's, Malta
GenresPop
Occupation(s)singer, model
Years active2016–present
LabelsAtlantic Records, Warner Music Italy

Emma Louise Marie Muscat (born 27 November 1999) is a Maltese singer and model working in Italy. She will represent Malta at the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 in Turin, Italy, with the song "I Am What I Am".

Early life and career

Born in Malta into one of the country's wealthiest families, the owners of Muscat Universal Limited, which is a clothing company [1] [2] Emma approached music from an early age. After compulsory education, she decided to enroll at the University of Performing Arts. As an adolescent she showed her skills in singing, dancing, and in the use of musical instruments: she specialized, in particular, with the piano, she is a classically trained pianist and also started to compose both the music and the text of her songs. [3]

In 2016 she released her first single "Alone" on her YouTube channel and later in 2017 released her second single "Without You".[4]

In 2018 she participated in the seventeenth edition of the talent show Amici di Maria De Filippi, managing to enter the "evening phase" (fase serale) where she was eliminated in the semi-final, finishing with fourth place in the singing category and a contract with Warner Music Italy.[5] Following her experience at Amici, she participated in "Isle of MTV 2018" with Jason Derulo, Hailee Steinfeld and Sigala and then took part again the following year with Martin Garrix, Bebe Rexha and Ava Max.[6] Later, at Joseph Calleja's yearly concert in Malta, she duetted with the Maltese tenor and Eros Ramazzotti.[7] On 6 July she released her first EP titled Moments, which also featured the two singles previously released only on YouTube. The EP was anticipated by the single "I Need Somebody", released on 2 July. On 7 December the same year, she released her first studio album entitled Moments Christmas Edition with covers of many Christmas classics. On 16 November 2018 she had a duet with rapper Shade in the song Figurati noi.[8]

On April 26, 2019 she released her first single Avec moi, featuring singer Biondo.[9] On 14 November 2019 she participated in the remix of rapper Junior Cally's hit song "Sigarette". On 10 December she released the single "Vicolo Cieco"; after the release of the song, she stated in an interview that it would be the first official extract from her new album. On 3 July 2020 she released her summer single Sangria, with Italian rapper Astol, was certified gold in Italy and reached 21 million streams on YouTube.[10]

Eurovision Song Contest

Muscat submitted a song to take part in the Malta Eurovision Song Contest 2022 in February 2022.[11] The song "Out of Sight" won the contest with a total of 92 points, therefore gaining the right to represent her country at the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 in Turin, Italy.[12] She won the jury's vote as well as the public's.[13] Emma won 12 points from all six members of the Maltese national jury, as well as 20 votes from the public who voted by televoting.[14] On 14 March 2022, a new song was released, titled "I Am What I Am", to replace "Out of Sight" as Muscat's Eurovision entry.[15][16]

Wealth

Emma herself as of 2021 has a net worth of $80 million, while her family's net worth is around $850 million [17]

Discography

Studio albums

List of albums, with selected chart positions and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart positions
ITA
[18]
Moments Christmas Edition 47

Extended play

List of EPs, with selected chart positions and certifications
Title EP details Peak chart positions
ITA
[18]
Moments
  • Released: 6 July 2018
  • Label: Warner Music Italy
  • Format: CD, digital download, streaming
3
I Am Emma To be released

Singles

As lead artist
List of singles, with chart positions, album name and certifications
Single Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album or EP
ITA
[18]
"I Need Somebody" 2018 Moments
"Avec Moi" (feat. Biondo) 2019 81 Non-album singles
"Vicolo Cieco"
"Sangria" (feat. Astol) 2020 58
"Meglio di sera" (feat. Álvaro de Luna & Astol) 2021 55
"Più di te"
"Out of Sight" 2022 I Am Emma
"I Am What I Am"
"—" denotes singles that did not chart or were not released.
As featured artist
List of singles, with chart positions, album name and certifications
Single Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album or EP
ITA
[18]
"Figurati noi" (Shade feat. Emma Muscat) 2018 41 Truman
"Sigarette Remix" (Junior Cally feat. Emma Muscat) 2019 Non-album singles
"Ciao" (Twin Melody feat. Emma Muscat) 2022
"—" denotes singles that did not chart or were not released.

References

  1. ^ "Emma Muscat".
  2. ^ "MUSCat's UNIVERSAL LIMITED | ICIJ Offshore Leaks Database".
  3. ^ https://www.emmamuscatofficial.com/
  4. ^ "The Story of Emma Muscat, the 18-Year-Old University Student Turned Overnight-Superstar". 18 December 2017.
  5. ^ "She's out: Emma Muscat eliminated from 'Amici' - the Malta Independent".
  6. ^ "Emma Muscat to hit the Isle of MTV stage - the Malta Independent".
  7. ^ "Emma Muscat to sing alongside Joseph Calleja and Eros Ramazzotti".
  8. ^ ""Figurati noi", Shade ed Emma Muscat insieme sotto il segno dell'Internazionalità - Recensione" (in Italian). Recensiamo Musica. 20 November 2018. Retrieved 2 March 2020.
  9. ^ "Emma Muscat e Biondo per la prima volta insieme in "Avec Moi"" (in Italian). Radio Bruno. 26 April 2019. Retrieved 2 March 2020.
  10. ^ Azzopardi, Jean Paul (December 9, 2021). "Maltese Starlet Emma Muscat's Latest Single Has Been Given The Gold Certification". Lovin' Malta. Retrieved April 29, 2021.
  11. ^ Diacono, Tim (29 December 2021). "Emma Muscat Takes Eurovision Plunge as She Submits Song for Malta Contest". Lovin Malta.
  12. ^ "Emma Muscat tirbaħ il-Malta Eurovision Song Contest" [Emma Muscat wins the Malta Eurovision Song Contest]. TVM News (in Maltese). 20 February 2022.
  13. ^ "Malta: MESC 2022". Eurovisionworld.
  14. ^ "Emma Muscat to represent Malta at Eurovision Song Contest - the Malta Independent".
  15. ^ "🇲🇹 Malta: Emma Muscat to Release "I Am What I Am" on March 14". Eurovoix. 2022-03-12. Retrieved 2022-03-14.
  16. ^ "Emma Muscat has released her new Eurovision 2022 song 'I Am What I Am'". ESCUnited. 2022-03-14. Retrieved 2022-03-14.
  17. ^ "Emma Muscat Net Worth • Net Worth List".
  18. ^ a b c d e f "Emma Muscat in FIMI Charts". Retrieved 31 July 2021.
Preceded by Malta in the Eurovision Song Contest
2022
Succeeded by
TBD
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