By Latina Staff | 11/10/2011 - 23:25
Calle 13 dominated the 12th annual Latin Grammy Awards tonight, which were held at the Mandalay Bay hotel in Las Vegas.
The Puerto Rican urban music duo won nine out of the record 10 awards they were up for in the early part of the show, and managed to win awards in three different genre categories—tropical, alternative and urban—with wins for Best Tropical Song, Best Short Form Music Video and Best Alternative Song, co-written by Rafa Arcaute. Calle 13's wins came from their fourth CD, “Entren Los Que Quieran" (Everybody is Welcome).
By Latina Staff | 11/10/2011 - 22:30
Puerto Rican hip-hop duo Calle 13 opened the Latin Grammy Awards with their hit song "Latinoamerica," which frontman Rene Perez dedicated to Latin Americans everywhere. "May this transport you to your roots, your streets... and may you feel it here in your chest," said Perez.
By Grace Bastidas | 11/10/2011 - 13:00
The Latin Grammy Awards aired last night Thursday, November 10 live on Univision at 8PM), from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The star-studded event included incredible performances by Demi Lovato, Pitbull, Calle 13, Mana and a slew of other artists.
By Amaris Castillo | 11/07/2011 - 17:50
This week, we’re crushing on men whose searing hotness will burn through the 12th Annual Latin Grammy Awards, which takes place this Thursday night and will air live on Univision. A rapper, actor, and singer; tell us who's your fave by voting below:
René Pérez from Calle 13
By Amaris Castillo | 11/04/2011 - 14:35
This is definitely Demi Lovato’s comeback year. The part-Mexican singer/actress has just been confirmed to perform at the 12th Annual Latin Grammy Awards! The Latin Recording Academy made the announcement this week. The 19-year-old star will be surrounded by some of the biggest heavyweights in Latin music at the awards ceremony, which will be held at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on November 10.
By Amaris Castillo | 10/27/2011 - 12:55
The hosts of this year’s Latin Grammys have been revealed! Mexican singer/actress Lucero and Chilean American actor Cristián De La Fuente are poised to co-host the annual awards ceremony together in Las Vegas. The beautiful 42-year-old Lucero has been front and center many times for Latin Grammys before—at this point she's a veteran!
By Adriana Rivera | 10/18/2011 - 11:47
When Calle 13 front man Rene Perez, 33, joined Colombian singer Shakira at her performance in San Juan over the weekend for the close of her Sale El Sol tour, the Puerto Rican rapper decided to make a little joke.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/28/2011 - 11:30
Calle 13’s newest music video “Latinoamérica,” is out and the Puerto Rican reggaeton duo has created a beautiful blend of salsa, cumbia, and tango—and of course, it wouldn’t be a Calle 13 song without socially conscious lyrics.
By Lee Hernandez | 09/14/2011 - 12:17
When nominations for the 12th annual Latin Grammy nominations were revealed today, leading with the biggest block of nominations (10) was the Puerto Rican reggaetón duo, Calle 13.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/13/2011 - 13:15
After performing all across Latin America, Calle 13 has announced some tour dates in the Good Ole USA—and we couldn’t be more thrilled! The award-winning Puerto Rican hip-hop band kicks off the American leg of their Entren Los Que Quieran tour on September 25 in Orlando, Florida before they move on to New York, Miami, San Francisco, and Las Vegas.