Arabella, a South African artist that recognized her incredible gift for music at a very young age. Born Santi van Wyk, this talented singer won her first talent show at the age of 4 and by the time she was 15 she had masterd the guitar.
Showing her love and passion for guitar, Arabella recorded her first album in 2001 titled “Kitaar My Siel” alongside Katy vd Merwe. Her second album, “Dankie”, launched 8 years later. From this album her single “U Is Die Een” topped Radio-Overvaal’s Gospel Top 20 chart for nearly 4 months.
In 2015 Santi and Kate started to perform together again, under the name Arabella. For a second time, Santi was involved with a chart topping single. The songs “Kronkelpaaie” and the cover song “Lord Of The Dance” was leaders on Springbok Radio’s top 20 chart for a number of times.
June 2016 the duo split and Santi went on to pursue her solo career as Arabella. Her career is still ever growing as she can be seen performing in a number of places like Kimberley, Pretoria, Bapsfontein, Melkbosstrand, Colesberg and far more. Radio Punt, RSG, Springbok Radio, Waterberg, Uitsaaines, and Impala is also a few of the radio stations that listeners can get to know Arabella and experience her one of a kind talent. Her music is truly a fit for any opportunity.