Olivia Wik

Olivia Wik

 
 Edmonton, Alberta, CAN
SoloPopSinger/Songwriter

Olivia is a 19 year old songwriter (Chapter 2 Productions Inc./Cymba Music Publishing) who has written with numerous songwriters and penned more than 150 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, and New Year's Eve at City Hall in Edmonton, AB. You can find more about Olivia at www.oliviawik.com.

Biography

Olivia Wik is a 19 year old singer/songwriter signed with Chapter 2 Productions Inc. /Cymba Music Publishing. She is a 4-time ACMA nominee (Female Artist & Fan's Choice), 2014 ACMA nominee for Song of the Year and 2014 Edmonton Music Awards nominee (Artist to Watch). Olivia has been entertaining audiences at main events such as the CCMAs 'Diamonds in the Rough Stage' (3 consecutive years), 2014 Alberta Country Webcast, Calgary Stampede's 'Window on the West' & 'Fluor Rope Square', Big Valley Jamboree, and New Year's Eve at City Hall in Edmonton. She has performed the anthem for the Edmonton Eskimos, Edmonton Indy, & Edmonton Prospects. 

Olivia is a songwriter of all genres. She travels to Toronto, Nashville and Vancouver regularly for songwriting and has participated in several Songworks Camps hosted by the Songwriters Association of Canada and Vince Degiorgio. Olivia has written more than 150 songs and co-written with over 85 songwriters from North America, Barbados, Finland, Spain, Sweden and England. Her songwriting credits include:

• Pop hit single She's So Hepburn (co-written with Bryan Finlay and Rob Wells) released by YTV's 2014 The Next Star contestant Ryland Clark; 

• Title track for the Every Woman Organization compilation CD called Be Yourself, co-written with Sophie Serafino & Dan Hill, produced by Rob Wells at OCL Studios;  

• ACMA nominated country song, #Awesome, co-written with Calgary songwriter Chard Morrison and released by Connor James;

• Folk/pop singer Rebecca Lappa released her album in 2014 with the song Empire that Olivia co-wrote; and

• 2 songs (Taste the Sun and Alberta Pride) were featured on the Emmy Award Winning PBS show ‘Off the Beaten Palate”. 

Olivia has been involved with several charities including the 5th Annual Helping Families annual art exhibit in support of the Helping Families Handle Cancer Foundation; the 2nd Annual Block Party for Ronald MacDonald House in Edmonton; Diva Day for the One Love Africa Foundation; opening act for the band PRISM in support of the Dreamcatcher Foundation; Strathcona County's Relay for Life Cancer fundraiser; 2012 Tulong Sa Kapwa benefit for Philippine flooding victims; Invisible Children Benefit concert; Run Wild Marathon; and Playing for Change.

Highlights:

2015:

International songwriting trip, Finland & Spain, Cymba Music Publishing

2014​:

Songwriter, Chapter 2 Productions Inc./Cymba Music Publishing 

She's So Hepburn - by Olivia Wik/Bryan Finlay/Rob Wells, released by Ryland Clark (YTV's The Next Star, 2014)

Empire - by Olivia Wik/Rebecca Lappa, released by Rebecca Lappa (2014)

#Awesome - by Olivia Wik/Chard Morrison, released by Connor James (2014) 

Be Yourself - title track by Olivia Wik, Sophie Serafino, Dan Hill, Rob Wells (producer), Every Woman Organization 2014 Compilation CD

Nominee, ACMA - Female Artist, Song of the Year (#Awesome) & Fan's Choice 

Nominee, Edmonton Music Awards - Artist to Watch

Finalist, Calgary Folk Fest Songwriting Contest

Finalist, Youth at the Blues

2013:

TV Song Credits - 'Alberta Pride' & 'Taste the Sun', Emmy Winning Detroit PBS series ‘Off the Beaten Palate'

Winner, NACMAI International Female Entertainer & Female Vocalist (New Modern Country, Youth)

Winner, NACMAI International Songwriter & Co-Songwriter (Larry Wayne Clark) (New Modern Country, Youth)

Finalist, Calgary Folk Fest Songwriting Contest

Semi-Finalist, UK Songwriting Contest - 'Taste the Sun'

Nominee, ACMA - Female Artist of the Year & Fan's Choice

2012:

Winner, Global Country Star Search (Youth) 

Semi-Finalist, UK Songwriting Contest - 'Drive' & 'Visit Me'

Nominee, ACMA - Female Artist of the Year & Fan's Choice 

Nominee, CN Award for Youth Artist, 25th Mayor's Celebration for the Arts

Discography

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

Available on iTunes  -  https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/be-yourself-presented-by-every/id954868696