"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.

 

Calle 13

"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.

 

GRAMMY Award Results for Calle 13

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Wins
Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album
Multiviral
 
Nominations
Best Latin Pop, Rock, Or Urban Album
Entren Los Que Quieran
 
Wins
Best Latin Rock, Alternative Or Urban Album
Los De Atras Vienen Conmigo
 
Wins
Best Latin Urban Album
Residente O Visitante
 
Nominations
Best Latin Rock, Alternative Or Urban Album
Calle 13