Massari

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Sari Abboud[1] (Arabic: ساري عبّود) or simply known as Massari (Arabic: مصاري) which means "money"[2] in Arabic, is a Lebanese-born contemporary R&B/hip-hop singer. Massari was born in Beirut, Lebanon on December 10, 1980. His family moved to Canada while he was teenager. Massari began performing at a young age. Massari released his debut album Massari in 2005. The album was certified gold by the CRIA for selling 50,000 copies in that country alone. In 2009, Massari released Forever Massari. The album sold over 120,000 copies in Lebanon and Canada, combined.

Discography[change | change source]

Studio albums[change | change source]

Year Information Canada Certifications
2006 Massari
  • First studio album
  • Released: May 31, 2005
  • Label: CP Records
  • Format: CD
29[3]
CAN: Gold[4]
2009 Forever Massari
  • Second studio album
  • Released: November 10, 2009 Canada and iTunes
    November 17, 2009 Internationally
  • Label: Universal Records Canada
  • Format: CD, iTunes

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Singles[change | change source]

Year Single CAN GER POR Album
2005 "Smile for Me" (feat. Loon) 18 12 Massari
"Be Easy" 4 70 16
2006 "Real Love" 48
"Rush the Floor" (feat. Belly)
2008 "Say You Love Me" non-album single
"In Love Again"
2009 "Bad Girl" 77 Forever Massari
"Body Body" 81

Awards and nominations[change | change source]

Year Awards ceremony Award Results
2005 MuchMusic Video Awards Best Independent Video Nominated
MuchMusic Video Awards MuchVibe Best Rap Video Nominated
Canadian Urban Music Awards Best New Artist Nominated
Canadian Urban Music Awards R&B/Soul Recording of the Year Nominated
2006 MuchMusic Award Best Director Nominated
MuchMusic Award Best Cinematography Nominated
MuchMusic Award Best Pop Videoa Won
MuchMusic Award Best Independent Video Nominated
MuchMusic Award Favourite Canadian Artist Nominated
MuchMusic Award Song of the Yearb Won
Juno Award R&B/Soul Recording of the Year Won

^A  For the song "Be Easy".
^B  For the song "Real Love".

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