Biog of Live Singer Wayeta


Wayeta, Live singer


Live singer & entertainer Wayeta ‘Y.B’ Pilgrim Began Singing at a young age in church services, concerts and crusades at the Wesleyan Holiness Church, Greenwich, London.

Whilst Still in Full-Time Education Wayeta Became a Member of the Angelic Voice Choir. Back in the Day, when the Choir appeared on ‘People Get Ready’ with the Williams Brothers.

Following her success as a Group and Choir Member in London, Ipswich and Cambridge, Wayeta Began to sing Solo in 1999.

Appearances include:

  • The Mayors Civic Celebrations, (Ipswich 1999 & 2000)
  • Avon & Somerset Constabulary Diversity Day
  • International womens’ Week Celebrations (Hackney)
  • ‘On Track Mentoring’ Westminster
  • 10 rooms, (Leicester Square)

Wayeta held a residency at:

  • De Ja Vu

She has also appeared at:

  • THE JAZZ CAFÉ, Madjeski Stadium, (READING),
  • Wolsey Theatre
  • Ipswich Corn Exchange (2006),
  • Passion TV (2008)
  • As well performing at various venues around Reading, Basingstoke, Windsor and London.

Other Achievements Include:

  • Awarded Best Gospel Act-Singers Paradise- Urban Voice 2001 Awards
  • Host of ‘THE GOSPEL JAM’ Radio show ICR FM 1999-2001
  • Sang ‘Amazing Grace’ with LCGC on the Choirs Ipswich leg of their 2001.
  • Wayeta appeared as a session musician on the Album ‘Fil the Soul’ by Fil Straughan
  • Singing at a Special meeting held in Reading in honour of Jesse Jackson
  • Wayeta is a Singer Songwriter and has recorded vocals for various Gospel, House, Garage and Soul Projects.
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