CP Records

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CP Records
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Founded 2002
Founder Tony Sal
Status Active
Distributor(s) Universal Music Canada
Genre Canadian Hip Hop, pop, rap
Country of origin Canada
Location Toronto, Ontario, Miami, Florida
previously Ottawa, Ontario
Official website http://www.cprecords.com/

CP Records, formerly known as Capital Prophet Records, is a Canadian independent record label. It was founded in 2002 in Ottawa, Ontario by entrepreneur and songwriter Tony Sal.[1]

Artists signed to CP Records, include Massari, Danny Fernandes, Mia Martina, Tyler Medeiros. The acts JRDN and Alyssa Reid on the other hand are signed to CP Management.

Artists currently signed to CP Records[edit]

Massari[edit]

Massari, real name Sari Abboud, is an artist for CP Records. He is a R&B, pop, and hip hop Canadian artist of Lebanese origin. He had success with the label with his self-titled album Massari which went gold in Canada. The album spawned five hit singles; notably "Smile for Me", "Be Easy", "Real Love" and "Rush the Floor", the latter actually featuring rapper Belly of CP Records before splitting.[2] and signing for Universal Records Canada label for his second album Forever Massari. In summer of 2011, Massari resigned again with CP Records.

Danny Fernandes[edit]

Danny Fernandes is a Canadian R&B and pop artist of Portuguese origin. He is the brother of Canadian recording artist Shawn Desman. His debut album Intro spawned five hit singles "Curious" featuring Juelz Santana, "Private Dancer" feat. Belly reaching #32 in the Canadian Hot 100 and thus far his most successful "Fantasy" reaching the Top 30 of Canadian Hot 100 at #25, "Never Again" and finally "Addicted". On Much Music Countdown, "Private Dancer" reached #1 on October 30, 2008. Danny Fernandes's second album AutomaticLUV was released on CP Records on November 2, 2010 with the first single called "Automatic" featuring Belly. Danny Fernandes second single Take Me Away"[3] reached #1 on the MuchMusic Countdown on June 2nd, 2011. Danny released his third album Breathe Again[4] on August 27, 2013 with the singles "Fly Again (Broken Wings)"[5] and "Come Back Down"[6] coming out of the album.

Mia Martina[edit]

Mia Martina is a Canadian artist from Saint-Ignace, New Brunswick. Her first single release is a cover version of "Stereo Love", which reached #10 in the Bilboard Canadian Hot 100 in November 2010. The original is by Edward Maya and Vika Jigulina.

Tyler Medeiros[edit]

Medeiros' first single was "Girlfriend" featuring labelmate and cousin Danny Fernandes. The video premiered on Family Channel and also MuchMusic. It was followed up with his second single "Say I Love You (Please Don't Go)" that features rapper Lil Twist sampling on a KC and the Sunshine Band song. Both videos were directed by Marc André Debruyne. Medeiros also appeared on the cover of July–August 2011 issue of the Canadian teen magazine Vervegirl.[7] Tyler was chosen by Family Channel to sing and perform the theme song to their 2011 Bullying Awareness Week Stand Up! campaign. The song, called “What’s Up, Stand Up,” was written by RyanDan members Ryan Kowarsky and Dan Kowarsky as well as Maks Gabriel. The video premiered on Family Channel on November 15, 2011.[8]

Alyssa Reid[edit]

Alyssa Reid, a Canadian singer and songwriter born in Edmonton, Alberta.

CP Records releases[edit]

Todate, CP Records has released under its name eight albums, eight mixtapes and one DVD.

Albums[edit]

  • Massari - Massari (2006) Debut Album
  • Belly - The Revolution (2007) Debut Album
  • Danny Fernandes - Intro (2008) Debut Album
  • Ivana Santilli - Santilli (2010) Second Album
  • Danny Fernandes - AutomaticLUV (2010) Second Album
  • Mia Martina - Devotion (2011) Debut Album
  • Belly - Sleepless Nights 1.5 (2012) Second Album
  • Danny Fernandes - Breathe Again (2013) Third Album
  • Massari - TBD (2013) Second Album
  • Mia Martina - TBA (TBA) Second Album
  • Tyler Medeiros - TBA (TBA) Debut Album

Mixtapes[edit]

  • Belly - DBD Vol. 1 (feat. DJ Kool Kid)
  • Belly - DBD Vol. 2 (feat. DJ Slay Kay)
  • Belly - DBD Vol. 3 (feat. Big Mike)
  • Belly - Hate Me Now or Love Me Forever Vol. 1
  • Belly - Back For the First Time Vol. 1 (feat. DJ Smallz)
  • Belly - Sleepless Nights (feat. DJ Ill Will)
  • Belly & Kurupt - The Lost Tapes 2008 (feat. DJ Ill Will)
  • Belly - The Greatest Dream I Never Had (feat. DJ Drama)

DVDs[edit]

  • Massari - Road to Success

Singles[edit]

Year Performer Single Chart Peak
Position
2005 Massari "Smile for Me" (feat. Loon) BDS Canadian Top 40 chart 18
2005 Massari "Be Easy" Canadian Singles Chart
German Singles Chart
4
70
2006 Massari "Real Love" Canadian Singles Chart
German Singles Chart
9
48
2006 Massari "Rush the Floor" (feat. Belly)
2007 Belly "Pressure" (feat. Ginuwine) Canadian Singles Chart 10
2007 Belly "Don't Be Shy" (feat. Nina Sky) Canadian Hot 100 45
2007 Belly "I'm the Man" (feat. Kurupt)
2007 Belly "Ridin'" (feat. Mario Winans) Canadian Hot 100 80
2008 Danny Fernandes "Curious" (feat. Juelz Santana) Canadian Hot 100 65
2008 Danny Fernandes "Private Dancer" (feat. Belly) Canadian Hot 100 32
2009 Danny Fernandes "Fantasy" Canadian Hot 100 15
2009 Danny Fernandes "Never Again" Canadian Hot 100 44
2009 Ivana Santilli "Your Girl Tonight"
2009 Caspian "Amnesia" (feat. Belly)
2009 Belly "Hot Girl" (feat. Snoop Dogg) Canadian Hot 100 58
2009 DY "Passenger" (feat. Danny Fernandes)
2009 Danny Fernandes "Addicted" Canadian Hot 100 49
2010 Belly "To The Top" (feat. Ava)
2010 Belly "Back Against The Wall" (feat. Kobe)
2010 Belly "Make It Go" (feat. Drake)
2010 Chris Labelle "Living on a Long Shot"
2010 Danny Fernandes "Automatic" (feat. Belly) Canadian Hot 100 41
2010 DY "That's My Spot" (feat. D. Woods)
2010 Tyler Medeiros "Girlfriend" (feat. Danny Fernandes) Canadian Hot 100 90
2011 Belly "She Ride" (feat. Gucci Mane & JRDN)
2011 Chris Labelle "Meant to Say"
2011 Danny Fernandes "Take Me Away" Canadian Hot 100 39
2011 Mia Martina "Latin Moon" Canadian Hot 100 30
2011 Tyler Medeiros "Say I Love You (Please Don't Go)" (feat. Lil Twist) Canadian Hot 100 88
2011 Mia Martina "Burning" Canadian Hot 100 25
2011 Danny Fernandes "Hit Me Up" (feat. Josh Ramsay and Belly) Canadian Hot 100 22
2012 Belly "I Drink I Smoke" (feat. Snoop Dogg) Bulgaria Singles Top 40 32
2012 Mia Martina "Go Crazy" (feat. Adrian Sina)
2012 Massari "Full Circle" (feat. Belly)
2012 Massari "Brand New Day" Austrian Singles Chart
Canadian Hot 100
German Singles Chart
Swiss Singles Chart
28
41
29
24
2012 Mia Martina "Missing You" / "Tu me manques"
2013 Mia Martina "HeartBreaker" Canadian Hot 100 44
2013 Danny Fernandes "Fly Again (Broken Wings)"
2013 Massari "Shisha" (feat. French Montana) Canadian Hot 100 37
2013 Danny Fernandes "Come Back Down"[9] Canadian Hot 100 42

Awards[edit]

Major awards have been won by Massari, Belly and Danny Fernandes:

  • Massari - MMVA 2006 (MuchVibe Best Pop Video for Be Easy)
  • Belly - MMVA 2007 (MuchVibe Best Rap Video for Pressure)
  • Belly - MMVA 2008 (MuchVibe Best Rap Video Ridin')
  • Belly - Juno Award 2008 for Hip Hop Recording of The Year
  • Danny Fernandes - MMVA 2009 (MuchVibe Best Canadian Pop Video of the Year for Private Dancer)
  • Belly - MMVA 2010 for VideoFACT Indie Video of the Year "Hot Girl"
  • Danny Fernandes - MMVA 2011 for Best Post Production of the Year for "Automatic"

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