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Calle 13


Calle 13





57th Annual GRAMMY Awards


Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album


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"I'm not an artist, I'm a guy like you who's standing here rapping." — Residente

  • Band members: Residente (René Pérez Joglar) and Visitante (Eduardo Cabra Martínez)
  • Formed 2004 in Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico
  • Calle 13 released their self-titled debut album in 2005, which hit No. 6 on Billboard's Top Latin Albums chart. Their second album, 2007's Residente O Visitante, hit No. 1 on the same chart.
  • The duo won their first career GRAMMY for 2007 for Best Latin Urban Album for Residente O Visitante. Calle 13 won their first three career Latin GRAMMY Awards for 2006, including Best New Artist.
  • Residente played a tattoo artist in the 2009 film Old Dogs, starring alongside Robin Williams.
  • In support of The Latin Recording Academy's Latin GRAMMY In The Schools initiative, Calle 13 donated $40,000 worth of instruments to Escuela Especializada de Bellas Artes Pablo Casals in Bayamón, Puerto Rico.
  • In 2015 the Nobel Peace Summit recognized Residente with the Nobel Peace Summit Award for his song lyrics and his support for social causes. The rapper/songwriter became the first Latin American recipient of the honor.


All GRAMMY Awards and Nominations for Calle 13


Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album