XRadio’s Featured Artist of the Month for May, 2021 is singer-songwriter IOVA – an emerging Romanian artist on the electro-pop music scene. Her most successful songs are “Be Like Water” and “Down on my Knees“, a collaboration with Romainian DJ/Producer Paul Damixie. Her newest release, “What’s the Point” was released April 26, 2021.
IOVA started her musical journey when she was 11 years old when she took her first piano and guitar lessons. Two years later, she founded her first rock band and started to write songs. After having entered the television world, with the teenagers’ band LaLa Band, IOVA decided to move to Bucharest and pursue her dream of making music. Her musical path begun when she sent a demo with her music to Smiley, a producer with HaHaHa Production.
“IOVA is a complex artist, someone who is permanently preoccupied with the creation process. When she first came to HaHaHa Production she already had a portfolio of songs written by her. It’s a different genre of music, but I think she’s got so much to offer as an artist.”SMILEY – HAHAHA PRODUCTION
IOVA released her single, Be Like Water, an electro-pop song backed up by HaHaHa Production. Her first single was followed by other tracks that entered Romanian radio charts and were successful on various digital platforms: “Down on my Knees” featuring Paul Damixie, “North”, “Work It Out” and ”Hit the Gas”. In 2020, she released several singles. The first one was “Break the Law”, followed by two more collaborations. One with Paul Damixie: “Empty Room” and the other with Seredinschi: “Totul Sau Nimic”). Her newest release, “What’s the Point” was released April 26, 2021.
- Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/6ywdLBfxLvrNw4l25x4Q0O?si=h4FkvZiCSrWxlp5sPX5UUw
- Tik Tok: https://www.tiktok.com/@iovaofficial
- YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXvFcUwC3AixmE6RdRVr3ug