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Radio Nova is also known as simply Nova, which is a radio station broadcast from Paris and was created in 1981 by Jean-François Bizot. Characterized by non-mainstream or underground artists of various music genres its playlist includes electro, new wave, reggae, jazz, hip-hop, and world music. Nova is created following the fusion of several radio stations on 25 May 1981. Since its creation, the radio owned by the Nova Press Company, which today also owns the record label Nova Records, and the jazz-oriented radio station TSF Jazz. Around 1988 the musical programming changes to only broadcast reggae, funk and rap Radio Nova is oriented mainly on world music from 1985.


To acid jazz and French rap Nova changes its musical programming again around 1991. Nova Press bought the station jazz station TSF was TSF 89, 9 and installs its studios next to those of Radio Nova in 1999. Several well-known Parisians have had shows on Radio Nova, such as Ariel Wizman, Edouard Baer, Jamel Debbouze, Gilles Peterson, Ivan Smagghe, Laurent Garnier and David Guetta throughout its history. Nova and TSF Jazz quits the GIE of Les Indés Radios to commercialize national advertising via their own Nova Régie in September 2011.


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