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Olivia Wik / Bio

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 also performed the national anthem for the Edmonton Eskimos, Edmonton Indy, and Edmonton Prospects.

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 and 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, and Diva Day supporting 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 - 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

General Info

Band Members
Olivia Wik
Artist Name
Olivia Wik
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/oliviawik
Active Since
04/11
Genres
Country / Singer Songwriter / Indie

Contact Info

Location
Edmonton, AB, CA

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