Nova will uncover the newest music from around the world with Nova’s New Music Show Powered by Shazam on Sunday afternoons from 4pm to 6pm nationally.
Nova’s New Music Show will scour the globe for the newest music impacting the world and give airplay to the tracks that are trending with tastemakers or that record labels are about to move on, before they hit more established worldwide charts.
Paul Jackson, NOVA Entertainment’s group program director said, “Nova is renowned for driving the music charts. This show will give listeners the first taste of future hits and uncover artists that will become stars.”
Nova has partnered with Shazam, one of the world’s most popular apps, to assist with identifying some of the newest music impacting music lovers around the world. Shazam is used by more than 100 million users every month and as such is firmly at the coalface of music discovery globally.
Host Nova’s Jason Smith will introduce new artists to listeners and tell the story behind upcoming hits.
Jason Smith said, “I’m incredibly excited to be hosting this show. Discovering fresh new artists and tunes is a major passion of mine and Nova’s New Music Show ticks all those boxes. Each week we go global, find the next big thing in music, hear their stuff for the first time and from that – get the freshest playlist on this planet. If you love new music as much as I do – this show is definitely for you.”
Steve Sos, Shazam VP of Asia Pacific said, “Globally our users Shazam over 20 million times a day and locally hundreds of thousands of Australian music lovers do the same. The quality of data that such user engagement generates underpins our contribution to this new and exciting partnership with Nova.
“We are genuinely excited to be partnering with one Australia’s most progressive and innovative radio Networks and look forward to seeing where else we can take the relationship.”