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Denisia "Blu June" Andrews

Songwriter/Producer Duo

Nova Wav is an American Grammy Award–winning producing and songwriting duo composed of Denisia “Blu June” Andrews and Brittany “Chi” Coney. Over the course of their career, Nova Wav have written and produced tracks and albums for artists including Beyoncé, Rihanna, DJ Khaled, Ariana Grande, Jay-Z, Saweetie, Nicki Minaj, Teyana Taylor, H.E.R, Kehlani and more.

Most recently, the duo co-wrote and co-produced the lion’s share of Beyoncé's highly anticipated and critically acclaimed new album *Renaissance*, for which they won two Grammy Awards including Best R&B Song for “Cuff It” and Best Electronic / Dance Music Album.

Signed to Warner Chappell Music the duo was named one of *Billboard*’s 2018 R&B/Hip-Hop 100 Power Players and listed on *Revolt's* Top 9 producers of 2019. In 2020, Nova Wav co-wrote Beyoncé’s charity single, “Black Parade.” It was the most nominated song at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards, with four nominations including Record of the Year and Song of the Year. The song won Best R&B performance. In 2022, Nova Wav won their next Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance for their work on Jazmine Sullivan's "Pick Up Your Feelings."

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Events featuring Denisia "Blu June" Andrews
Events featuring Denisia "Blu June" Andrews