Nao (Singer) Biography
Nao (Singer) whose real name is Neo Jessica Joshua, is an English singer-songwriter and record producer from East London.
Her type of music has been described as soul combined with electronic music, funk, and R&B. She personally describes her style as “wonky funk”. In 2016, she released her debut album, For All We Know, and her second album, Saturn, in 2018.
She was born in Nottingham as the youngest of five children in her Jamaican mother’s house but is the only child of her mother and father, raised between London and Nottingham, where he lives. She moved to East London as a young child.
Nao (Singer) Music
Nao studied vocal jazz at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama in London. She later went on to be a backing singer for artists such as Kwabs and Jarvis Cocker.
Also, she sang in an all-girl a cappella group called The Boxettes for six years, up to 2014. She released her first EP, So Good, in October 2014 and it reached number 4 on the iTunes electronic chart. The title track made the BBC Radio 1 and BBC 1Xtra national playlists in the United Kingdom. She followed up with a second EP 15 February (II MMXV), which was released in May 2015. It received the “Best New Music” tag from Pitchfork.
In June 2015, she played in Glastonbury Festival and in September 2015, she was named as a nominee for best newcomers at the 2015 MOBO Awards. On Disclosure’s UK number 1 album, Caracal, Nao was a featured vocalist and writer on the track “Superego”. She also featured as a co-writer on the track “Velvet / Jenny Francis (Interlude)” on Stormzy’s debut album Gang Signs & Prayer.
In November 2015, she was featured in the long list for the BBC Sound of…2016 prize, ultimately being named in third place in January 2016.
She released her debut album, For All We Know, on 29 July 2016, leading to a Brit Nomination for Best British Female Solo Artist.
Later in 2017, she released a single, entitled “Nostalgia”. During that time, Nao appeared as a co-writer in Mura Masa’s self-titled debut album on the song “Nothing Else!”, featuring Jamie Lidell.
In mid- 2018, Nao revealed that her next single was to be called “Another Lifetime” and it was co-written and produced by debut album affiliates Grades and Stint. The single was eventually released in June 2018.
On 26 October 2018, Nao released her second album, Saturn.
Nao (Singer) Age
Nao was born in December 1987, in Nottingham, United Kingdom.
Nao (Singer) Boyfriend
Nao has a boyfriend and they are engaged. In an interview with Go London, Nao mentioned that her boyfriend is a charity worker. She also mentioned they will not yet plan their wedding until she evaluates how much touring she’ll have to do over the coming years.
Nao (Singer) Body Measurements
- Height: Not Available
- Weight: Not Available
- Shoe Size: Not Available
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- Hair Colour: Black
Nao (Singer) Net Worth
Nao has an estimated net worth of around $2 million.
Nao (Singer) Pronunciation
The name Nao is pronounced as “Neigh-yo”.
Nao (Singer) Bad Blood
Nao (Singer) Adore You Lyrics
Nao (Singer) Concert
- Lloyd Park, Croydon, UK (The Ends Festival 2019) – Friday 31 May 2019 – Sunday 02 June 2019
- Heaton Park, Manchester, UK (Parklife Festival 2019) – Saturday 08 June 2019 – Sunday 09 June 2019
- LeBreton Flats, Ottawa, ON, Canada (RBC Bluesfest 2019) – Thursday 04 July 2019
- LeBreton Flats, Ottawa, ON, Canada (RBC Ottawa Bluesfest 2019) – Thursday 04 July 2019 – Sunday 14 July 2019
- Somerset House, London, UK – Friday 12 July 2019
- Sefton Park, Liverpool, UK (Liverpool International Music Festival 2019) – Saturday 20 July 2019 – Sunday 21 July 2019
Nao (Singer) Songs
- So Good
- Bad Blood
- Fool to Love
- In the Morning
- Another Lifetime
- Make It Out Alive
- If You Eve
Frequently Asked Questions About Nao (Singer)
Who is Nao?
Neo Jessica Joshua is an English singer-songwriter and record producer
How old is Nao?
She is 32 years old as of 2019. She was born in December 1987.
How tall is Nao?
Height Measurements of Nao are not available.
Is Nao married?
Nao is not yet married. She is, however, engaged.
How much is Nao worth?
Nao has an estimated net worth of around $2 million.
How much does Nao make?
It is not known how much money she makes from her career. More information will be provided as soon as it available.
Where does Nao live?
Nao’s place of residence is not yet known.
Is Nao dead or alive?
She is still alive and in good health.
Nao (Singer) Instagram
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A BIG THANK YOU 1) To the amazing @jme__isc who opened for me every night on the Europe and UK shows, you were amazing. 2) @ramariochevoy for helping to choreograph such a brilliant show plus the extra dancers to bring it on home for the biggest show of the tour. 3) To Joyce from @avdlondon for making me the most beautiful outfits, so talented. ❤️❤️❤️
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