National Recording artist Patreka Wortham has released her highly anticipated single titled “Fighter” on all digital outlets. Wortham’s powerful vocals reminds her listener the power God has given us to fight life’s battles.
Patreka’s first breakout performance was in 2019 where she was crowned winner at the 34th Annual Stellar Awards Independent Artist Showcase. She thoroughly impressed the audience, industry executives in attendance and judges Percy Bady, Myron Butler & Earnest Pugh.
The North Carolina native was recognized both her connection to and the impact felt by others through music. Her journey in ministry is predestined as she has served under the leadership of Senior Pastor Shirley Caesar. While serving, she was presented the opportunity to lead the praise anthem “Praise Your Way Through”. In 2011, she did a live recording of “After 40 Years” and “Still Sweeping Through the City”. Five years later, she co-arranged the inspiring selection “Survive This” on the CD “Fill This House”,
In 2018, Patreka was excited to be one of three local artists selected for a mainstage solo performance during Radio One’s Women’s Empowerment Conference in Raleigh, North Carolina; a full-day event that attracted thousands of attendees and included Michael Strahan of ABC’s Good Morning America as keynote speaker. In the same year, she was grateful to also be selected as North Carolina’s winner and a National Finalist in Walmart’s Gospel contest featuring David and Tamela Mann which included a feature performance at the 2018 Essence Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana. During the 34th Annual Stellar Gospel Awards in Las Vegas, Patreka was blessed to become the Stellar Awards Independent Artist Showcase Winner.
As grateful as she is to have had such unforgettable experiences, she is particularly appreciative to have been favored to share life with her loving husband and daughters who join her on occasion for ministry engagements. Patreka’s experiences has her prepped for big breakout year in 2021. She is currently available for speaking & singing engagements. Industry supporters can enjoy her single “Fighter” available now on all digital outlets.