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Calle 13

Artist

Calle 13

WINS*

3

NOMINATIONS*

5

57th Annual GRAMMY Awards

WINNER

Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album

Multiviral

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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

Wins

Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album

Multiviral

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