Born Novelair Peele a native of Baltimore, MD was given the nickname “Chevy Nova” by a co-worker who couldn’t pronounher birth name. Now known to most as “Nova” has been a lover of music from an early age. When she was six years old anencyclopedia saleswoman heard her “big voice” bellowing from thekitchen and declared “one day she was going to be a great singer.”
During formative years Nova credits Aretha Franklin, Etta James,Gladys Knight,Chaka Khan, and Phyllis Hyman as influences on hervocal style and delivery.
She has shared the stage with Roberta Flack,Regina Belle, Phil Perry,The O’Jays and Al Green. And has recorded with International ArtistCrystal Waters, Deanna Bogart and Bluesman Charles “Big Daddy” Stallings.
Nova is a singer, song writer and has performed a variety of styles such as R&B, Funk, Jazz, Classic Rock, and Country.