Waylon: one of the Netherlands’ most celebrated artists
Willem Bijkerk, professionally referred to as Waylon, hails from Apeldoorn in the Netherlands. Selecting his name from his idol, Waylon Jennings, he is a regular performer at the Eurovision Song Contest, finishing second in the final in 2014 with Ilse DeLange as The Common Linnets and taking 18th place in 2018’s Eurovision Song Contest. This is an exceptional performance not be missed and you can buy your Waylon tickets here on StubHub now. If you find that you can’t make the concert, you can sell your tickets again here in just a few clicks. It’s that easy!
Top Ten-ranked artist signed by Universal Music
Beginning his career in 1995, Waylon sang on the TV programme "Telekids" and relished country music from childhood. In 1997 the renowned artist was signed by EMI and performed in the United States with his inspiration, Tribute to Waylon Jennings. Following this, he returned to the Netherlands and further honed his talents with Lisa Boray before going back to the US and joining band Santa Rosa, followed by a stint with Millstreet and performing with Rachel Kramer as a duo in the National Song Contest. He was also a part of SBS 6’s "Holland’s Got Talent" and finished second with favourable feedback from the show’s Patricia Paay and Henkjan Smits. In 2009 the talented artist was signed by Universal Music as the first man from the Netherlands to be signed by the Motown label. Soon after, his first single, "Wicked Way", released the same year, was ranked in the Top 10 of the Dutch Top 40 charts. Winning his first key music award in 2010, Waylon was awarded the 3FM Award and following this achieved a gold record for his debut album, which was presented on the programme "De Wereld Draait Door". The talented artist’s non-stop achievements continued when he went on to win the Borsato Award for new talent at the TMF Awards, where the award was presented to him by the renowned Marco Borsato. Grab your chance to see him performing live and get your Waylon tickets here on StubHub!
Award-winning artist and Eurovision favourite
One of the Netherland’s favourites for the Eurovision Song Contest, Waylon is a celebrated artist and in April 2012 was selected as best singer at the 3FM Awards. Don’t miss your chance to see this inspiringly talented artist live – you can buy your Waylon tickets here on StubHub now.
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