Claudette Peters Alias Cp was born on August 9th 1979. CP’s singing background started in the church leading choirs. She moved on to lead various bands at hotels.With an undeniable voice that echoes versatility, this Soca Queen easily transitions between genres, from the smooth tempos of R&B to the commanding rhythm and strength of soca. Add her explosive presence on stage and you’ve got, in a petite frame, a powerful voice that delivers dynamic and unforgettable performances.
Claudette “CP” Peters (OH) a Dynamic and Versatile Antiguan born entertainer, vocalist and song writer has become a household name among her peers and fellow countrymen with her diverse talent and energy. She has gained the respect of fellow musicians and artists both regionally in the Caribbean and throughout the US and Canada and even Europe where her song “All I Know” has been ranked as number one on a number of DJ Charts throughout Europe.
CP as she is affectionately called by her fans started singing in Church at the tender age of 9, and she also sang in her schools’ choir although she considers her years as a member of the Anglican Cathedral Youth Choir as her training ground and among her most rewarding experiences.
Her main interest lies in music, which is obvious to all as she hails from a family with a musical background, she has since gone on to claim the title of “Antigua’s Soca Diva” or as some would say “Antigua’s Soca Darling”.
Among her accomplishments are winning Miss Teenage Pageant, a feature of Antigua’s annual Carnival celebration back in1996 , in 2006 she was chosen as an ambassador to her native Isle by Antigua’s Governor General under leadership from the Queen of England in which she was Honored with the Title of “Order of The Most Princely Heritage (OH).
In March of 2005 CP was endorsed by a local Cell Phone Franchise “Digicel” and became their official Spokeswoman and the face of the Company for their Antiguan Branch, and so today her face can be seen while driving through the streets of her Country on Bill Boards and on the side of Digicel’s mobile units. With her undying determination and will CP has made a name for herself not only in Antigua but regionally and she is now on the road to fulfilling her International dream of leaving her mark on the wall of all the great Artists before her!!
In 2005 at the First Annual “National Vibes Star Project Awards” held in Antigua she received the award for “The Best Female Artist” and was also the recipient of the “Song of The Year” award in the same year she was also awarded “The Best Soca Artist” at the “Twilight Soca Awards” for the song ‘All I Know’.
In 2006 she was nominated for the “Best Female Artist” and also “Best Gospel” at “The second annual National Vibes Star Project Awards”, later on that year With four International Soca music Awards nominations she received the Best New Female Soca Artist Award for her song ‘All I Know’ at the International Soca Awards held in New York and has since been making strides in the music industry with her most recent Video release of her self penned song ‘Flaunt It’ and most recently her collaboration and video with Machel Montano performing the official 20/20 song during the Standford 20/20 Cricket Tournament with the song “Come Rise With Me”. She has recently completed her third video for her song “Go Claudette Go” soon to be released.
She is also actively involved in assisting the youth in her country by going into the local Schools and leaving them with words of hope and aspirations for a better life after school. Her deep involvement with local charity’s in her hometown began when she posed for an all star calendar designed to aid a local charity “ was only the beginning as she has made it her business to frequent the charity to spend time with the kids there and also to perform for any event geared towards raising funds for them. This young Diva is proving that giving back to her community and making a difference in the less fortunate’s life is what her success has been about as she sings her self-penned Gospel “As Long As I Have Life” a favorite among her fellow countrymen, she is truly using her talent which was bestowed on her by God to bless others.
CP The reigning Party Monarch Champion first entered the Competition in her native Antigua back in 2004 with her hit song ‘Something Got a Hold on Me’ with which she placed first runner’s up and then she returned in 2005 with her Trinidadian penned hit ‘All I Know’ which she used to claim her first Party Monarch Title with, she returned in 2006 with ‘Make Waves’ and most recently in 2007 she was named the first ever Slow Groovers Monarch with her popular tune ‘Go Claudette Go’ and also maintained her Party Monarch Title for the third consecutive year with her self-penned tune entitled ‘Showtime’.
She began her band performances in the Hotels in her native Antigua with a local band “Ken Phoenix and Company” then she went on to become the female vocalist with popular Antigua Band ‘ Dread & the Baldhead’, High Intensity Band, Da Bhann and in April of 2004 she became the female lead vocalist for “The Taxik Band” who have now become her second family and this venture now marks the pinnacle of her career.
She has graced the stage with the likes of Tanya Stevens Internationally reknown reggae Artist, Destra Trinidad’s Soca Diva and many other high profile names, yet ‘CP’ has shown why she deserves to be alongside the top artists in the business with her professionalism, grace and seductive presence as she takes to the stage and captivates her audience, and as her presence proves, she is a force to be reckoned with.
Her future ambition is to continue to be an ambassador for her native Antigua and also to be a positive role model for the younger generation coming up and also to continue being a beacon of Hope for the less fortunate in her community while playing her number one role of mother to her daughter.
Her professional goals presently consists of her working to developing her talent in order to claim even more International Recognition. Her eyes are set on some future collaborations with some of the top players in the International circuit such as Wyclef Jean International Artist and Machel Monatano the Soca master out of Trinidad.
Claudette “CP” Peters has performed with such stars as Tanya Stevens and Beenie Man alongside her band ‘Taxik’. Look out for this Dynamic Powerhouse with a voice to melt any heart.
Quote: “Use the talent you’re given and use it for the betterment and upliftment of another less fortunate”.
‘Claudette “CP” Peters’ (OH)
– CP PETERS
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