Pedro Capó (born November 14, 1980 in Santurce, San Juan, Puerto Rico) artistically also Capó is a Puerto Rican musician, singer, songwriter, actor and grandson of Puerto Rican singer Bobby Capó and former Miss Puerto Rico Irma Nydia Vázquez and he studied at Colegio Calasanz.
Pedro picked up the guitar at an early age and quickly became proficient in the instrument, later playing guitar in and becoming the main voice of the group Marka Registrada.
Pedro resided in New York, where he starred in musical productions including: Apollo Theatre’s production of The Sweet Spot (New York City) and the Off-Broadway hit musical production of CELIA: The Life and Music of Celia Cruz. He has also starred in the films Shut Up and Do It and Paraiso Travel, which is directed by Simón Brand and co-stars John Leguizamo.
In 2009, he performed a duet with popular Mexican singer Thalía called “Estoy Enamorado” from her new album Primera Fila and another duet with the Puerto Rican singer Kany García called “Si Tu Me Lo Pides”.
In 2017, Capó joined multiple artists such as Jennifer Lopez, Gloria Estefan, and Rita Moreno on Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Almost Like Praying”. All proceeds from the song benefited the Hispanic Federation and its efforts to help those in Puerto Rico affected by Hurricane Maria.
In 2018, after spending a lot of time in the acting industry, Capó made a come back to music with a single called “Calma”. After Farruko joined him for the remix, the music video has become a huge success with more than 250 million views on YouTube. The singer was also awarded with his first Latin Grammy Award for Best Long Form Music Video for “Pedro Capó: En Letra de Otro”.
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