Radio Nova (France)
Radio Nova (or simply Nova) is a radio station broadcast from Paris, created in 1981 by Jean-François Bizot. Its playlist is characterized by non-mainstream or underground artists of various music genres, such as electro, new wave, reggae, jazz, hip hop and world music.
|Slogan||the Rádio Dance Le grand mix|
|Frequency||101,5 MHz (Paris)|
105,7 MHz (Marseille)
87,8 MHZ (Nantes)
Full list of frequencies
|First air date||May 25, 1981|
|Sister stations||TSF Jazz|
On 25 May 1981, Nova was created through the fusion of several radio stations. Since its creation, the station has been owned by the Nova Press company, which also owns the record label Nova Records and the jazz-oriented radio station TSF Jazz.
Throughout the station's history, several well-known Parisians have had shows on Radio Nova, including Ariel Wizman, Edouard Baer, Jamel Debbouze, Gilles Peterson, Ivan Smagghe, Laurent Garnier and David Guetta.
Radio Nova Branding
- 1981 – 1995 : La cause est entendue (The Cause is Heard)
- 1995 – : C'est nouveau, c'est Nova (It's New, It's Nova)
- Since 2008 : Le grand mix (The Great Mix)