Olivia Wik is an 18 year old
singer/songwriter who is quickly making a name for herself within the industry offering a unique and modern country
Olivia publishes her
modern country songs with Royalty Music Publishing
Inc. and has written with Larry Wayne Clark, Troy Kokol, Tim Taylor, Freddy Litwiniuk, Willie Mack, Doug Folkins, Vee Lasher, Jimmy Whiffen, Mandy McMillan, Mitch Smith, Jason Petric, Frannie Klein, Jesse Mast, Sky Wyatt, and Josh Logan. Her
songs 'Drive' and 'Visit Me' (co-writer Larry Wayne Clark) were
winners in the 2013 NACMAI competition and semi-finalists in the 2012 UK
caught the ear of TV producer/host Michael-Ann Rowe of the Detroit PBS show
"Off the Beaten
Palate". Rowe heard Olivia's song 'Alberta Pride'
and requested to use it in her TV series. She then asked Olivia to
write a specific song for the series and the result was 'Taste the Sun'.
This song was used in the Ontario and Alberta segments of the
Canadian food & travel show which aired June, 2013. 'Taste the Sun' was also a semi-finalist in the 2013 UK Songwriting Contest.
As winner of the
2012 Global Country Talent Search (Youth), Olivia 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, and Co-Songwriter (with Larry Wayne Clark).
Since 2011, this ACMA/CCMA member has been entertaining audiences at main events such as the 2012 & 2013
CCMAs 'Diamonds in the Rough Stage', 2013 Royalty Records CCMA Industry Event,
Calgary Stampede, Big Valley Jamboree, Westerner Days, Summer SendOff Festival,
River City Round Up, FarmFair and New Year's Eve at City Hall in Edmonton.
Olivia has also sung the national anthem for the Edmonton Eskimos,
Edmonton Indy, and Edmonton Prospects.
In the community,
Olivia has participated in several charity events including the Dreamcatcher
Foundation concert where she was one of the opening acts for the band PRISM.
Olivia was also the sole entertainer for the official launch of Strathcona
County's 2011 Relay for Life Cancer fundraiser, performing at various locations
in Alberta’s Capital Region for the charity. She sang at the 2012
Tulong Sa Kapwa benefit concert for Philippine flooding victims, entertained at
various senior facilities in Northern Alberta and the Run Wilde Marathon
(2012/2013) in St. Albert, and participated in several fundraising
events with the Bev Facey's creative music program.
people, seeing the audience tap their feet and singing along with Olivia is
what it's all about. Country music is Olivia’s passion and what fuels her
- TV Song Credits - 'Alberta Pride' & 'Taste the
Sun' ,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, Interactive Artist, K-Leigh's Korner Awards
"Music Makes it Better"