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 is a full-time songwriter of all genres. She travels to Toronto, Nashville and Vancouver regularly for songwriting and has participated in 3 prestigious Songworks Camps hosted by the Songwriters Association of Canada (SAC) and Vince Degiorgio. Olivia has written and co-written over 150 songs with numerous songwriters from North America, Barbados and England. Her 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; a 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, was co-written with Calgary songwriter Chard Morrison, released by Connor James; Folk/pop singer Rebecca Lappa released a new 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. Olivia was part of 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, along with The Road Hammers, Alee, Livy Jeanne, and Mandy McMillan, as well as supporting Diva Day for the One Love Africa Foundation. Olivia was an opening act for the band PRISM in support of the Dreamcatcher Foundation and has been part of Strathcona County's Relay for Life Cancer fundraiser, the 2012 Tulong Sa Kapwa benefit for Philippine flooding victims, Invisible Children Benefit concert, Run Wild Marathon, Adam Stock and Playing for Change.

Highlights...

   2014

  • Songwriter, Chapter 2 Productions Inc./Cymba Music Publishing 
  • She's So Hepburn - song cut by Ryland Clark, co-written with Bryan Finlay & Rob Wells
  • Empire - song cut by Rebecca Lappa, co-written with Rebecca Lappa
  • #Awesome - song cut by Connor James, co-written with Chard Morrison
  • Be Yourself - by Olivia Wik, Sophie Serafino, Dan Hill, w/Rob Wells (producer), title track for 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, 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)
  • Finalist, Calgary Folk Fest Songwriting 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

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