Olivia Wik

Olivia Wik

 
Edmonton, Alberta, CAN
SoloCountrySinger/Songwriter

Olivia is a 19 year old songwriter (Chapter 2 Productions Inc./Cymba Music Publishing) who has written with over 40 songwriters to date and penned more than 100 songs in all genres, including the title track for the 2014 Every Woman Organization compilation CD. She has performed at the CCMAs, Calgary Stampede, Big Valley Jamboree, Westerner Days and the CFR. You can find more about Olivia at www.oliviawik.com.

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Biography

Olivia is a songwriter for Chapter 2 Productions Inc./Cymba Music Publishing.  She is a 3-time ACMA nominee (Female Artist & Fan's Choice) and 2014 Edmonton Music Awards nominee (Artist to Watch). Olivia has been entertaining audiences at main events like the CCMAs, Calgary Stampede's 'Window on the West' & 'Fluor Rope Square', BVJ, Westerner Days, CFR & New Year's Eve at City Hall in Edmonton. 

Olivia has a catalogue of more than 100 original songs and has co-written with over 40 songwriters from North America, Barbados, & England. In 2012, Olivia's talents caught the ear of TV producer/host Michael-Ann Rowe of the Emmy award winning Detroit PBS show "Off the Beaten Palate". Rowe heard Olivia's song 'Alberta Pride' and requested to use it the Alberta segment. She also asked Olivia to write a specific song for the series and the result was 'Taste the Sun'. This song, produced by Danny Colomby, was used in both Ontario and Alberta segments of the Canadian food & travel show that aired 2013.

Olivia, Sophie Serafino and Dan Hill penned the title track for the 2014 Every Woman Organization compilation CD called Be Yourself produced by Rob Wells. Olivia's first country song cut (by Connor James) was #Awesome and co-written with songwriter Chard Morrison. Folk/pop singer Rebecca Lappa released her 2014 CD with the song  Empire, co-written with Olivia. In 2013, Olivia was invited to participate in the prestigious Songworks Camp hosted by the Songwriters Association of Canada (SAC) & Vince Degiorgio, where Olivia collaborated with top producers Rob Wells, Ari Rhodes and Dan Davidson & Canadian artists Bryan Finlay, Jimmy Whiffen, Cecil Frena, Sophie Serafino and Rachel Woznow.

Olivia was the winner of the 2012 Global Country Talent Search (Youth), where she traveled to Nashville and Pigeon Forge for the 2013 NACMAI (North American Country Music Associations International) competition. In the 17-20 division, Olivia won awards for International Female Vocalist, International Female Entertainer, Songwriter, & Co-Songwriter (w/ Larry Wayne Clark). 

Achievements...

   2014

  • Songwriter, Chapter 2 Productions Inc./Cymba Music Publishing 
  • Empire - song cut by Rebeccca Lappa, released June, 2014
  • #Awesome - song cut by Connor James, released May, 2014
  • Be Yourself - by Olivia Wik, Sophie Serafino, Dan Hill, w/Rob Wells (producer), title track for Every Woman Organization 2014 Compilation CD
  • Nominee, Edmonton Music Awards - Artist to Watch
  • Finalist, Calgary Folk Fest Songwriting Contest
  • Finalist, Youth at the Blues, Beaumont Blues Fest
   2013
  • TV Song Credits - 'Alberta Pride' & 'Taste the Sun'  for Emmy Award Winner Detroit PBS series 'Off the Beaten Palate'
  • Winner, NACMAI International Female Entertainer & Female Vocalist (New Modern Country, Youth)
  • Winner, NACMAI International Songwriter & Co-Songwriter (with Larry Wayne Clark) (New Modern Country, Youth)
  • Acoustic Singer of the Year Award, Bev Facey Creative Music
  • Finalist, Big Valley Jamboree ATB Talent Contest
  • Finalist, Calgary Folk Fest Songwriting Contest
  • Finalist, Ponoka Stampede Talent Contest
  • Semi-Finalist, UK Songwriting Contest - 'Taste the Sun'
  • Nominee, ACMAs - Female Artist of the Year & Fan's Choice (top 6)
    2012
  • Winner, Global Country Star Search (Youth) 
  • Runner-Up, Edmonton Undiscovered
  • Semi-Finalist, UK Songwriting Contest - 'Drive' & 'Visit Me'
  • Semi-Finalist, Lammle's Rising Star
  • Nominee, ACMAs - Female Artist of the Year & Fan's Choice (top 8)  
  • Nominee, CN Award for Youth Artist, 25th Mayor's Celebration  for the Arts
  • Nominee, Outstanding Female Artist, ID VIP Team
    2011
  • Winner, Country Vocal Showcase - Canadian Finals Rodeo

Discography

Be Yourself Compilation CD - Every Woman Organization. Available on iTunes
http://www.everywomancanada.com/music