Sophia Brenan, also known as PHIA, has quickly made her name as a singer-songwriter and a ‘go-to’ topliner, having built up strong relationships with collaborators in the writer and producer world such as Rodney Jerkins, Jamie Scott, Plested, Lostboy, RISC, Starsmith, TMS, Shift K3Y, Lauren Aquilina, Jonah Shai, Jesse St John, Michael Matosic, Space Primates, Nick Ruth, Jonas Jeberg, KOZ, Joe Janiak, Al Shux, and more.
Her strengths lie in melody, lyric and killer vocal production. She has penned hits for IVE, Mae Muller, TXT, Chloe Moriondo, Punctual, New Rules, Hibell, TELYKast, Brynn Cartelli, Alissic and Now United.
Her number 1 K-Pop hit with IVE, “Love Dive”, won Song of the Year at the MMM Awards in 2022 and has earned over 300 million streams on Spotify.
Her debut single as a solo artist, “Talk to Me”, was released in the summer of 2023, and received support from Mollie King’s ’Future Pop‘ on BBC Radio 1 and Spotify editorial playlists ‘Fresh Finds’, ‘Night Pop’, and ‘Sad Bops’. “Everything’s Not Fine“ was released as her second single in November, and more music is expected throughout 2024.