Best known for his eponymous 1982 debut album, which included the Billboard-ranked song "Fantasy," this singer, songwriter, keyboardist, and guitarist recorded four other studio albums during the 1980s and 1990s: Twitch, Blood On Bricks, Nova's Dream, and the Canadian and United States Platinum album, Subject...Aldo Nova.
He began his music career after being signed to Portrait Records in the early 1980s. His early hit singles include "Monkey on Your Back," "Rumours of You," and "Foolin' Yourself."
Born Aldo Caporuscio in Montreal, Quebec, he began playing guitar at the age of fifteen.
He co-wrote pop singer Clay Aiken's #1 hit song "This is the Night."