Olivia Foa'i is a New Zealand-born Musician, Director and Dancer (Tokelauan, Tuvaluan and British heritage). She is best known as a member of the internationally acclaimed Polynesian band, Te Vaka, and for her vocals heavily featured throughout Disney's "Moana" soundtrack (Tulou Tagaloa, Logo Te Pate, Know Who You Are...).
In 2019 she released her debut solo album Candid to glowing reviews and collected awards such as "Best Pacific Album" in the Aotearoa Music Awards and "Best Female Artist" in the Pacific Music Awards 2020.
Being the daughter of Opetaia Foa’i (Te Vaka founder and songwriter for Moana) Olivia found herself on stage as a Te Vaka dancer at the age of 2 and joined the vocal line up at age 11. Her live performance credits span 40 countries and include such prestigious events/venues as The World Premiere of Disney's Moana at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, The 2015 Disney D23 Expo, The Byron Bay Blues Festival, The Beijing Olympics, The London Olympics and The Rugby World Cup in Paris.
Olivia also choreographed, directed and starred in Te Vaka's music video Lakalaka released through Walt Disney Records in 2017, currently over 9 million views on YouTube.
Olivia wins "Best Pacific Album" at the Aotearoa Music Awards 2020
On the "Blue Carpet" at the World Premiere of Moana 2016
Olivia performed alongside father, Opetaia, at the NZ Music Awards 2017
With Dwayne Johnson at Disney's