Ricky Martin

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Legal name: Enrique Martín Morales

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Enrique Martín Morales (born December 24, 1971), commonly known as Ricky Martin, is a Puerto Rican pop musician, actor and author. Martin began his career at age twelve with the all-boy pop group Menudo. After five years with the group, he released several Spanish-language solo albums throughout the 1990s. He also acted on stage and on TV in Mexico, becoming a modest star in the country. In 1994 he starred on the American TV soap opera General Hospital, playing a Puerto Rican singer.

In late 1999, after releasing several albums in Spanish, Martin performed "The Cup of Life" at the 41st Grammy Awards show, which became a catalyst in bringing Latin pop to the forefront of the U.S. music scene. Following its success, Martin released "Livin' la Vida Loca" which helped him obtain enormous success worldwide and is generally seen as the song that began the Latin pop explosion of 1999 and made the transition easier for other Spanish-speaking artists to move into the English-speaking market. Since its release, the song has sold over 8 million copies, making it one of the best selling singles of all time. His first English-language album (also titled Ricky Martin), has sold 22 million copies and is one of the best selling albums of all time. His other studio albums include: Me Amarás (1993), A Medio Vivir (1995), Vuelve (1998), Sound Loaded (2000), Almas del Silencio (2003), Life (2005), and Música + Alma + Sexo (2011).

He has sold over 70 million albums (the most updated figure is 85 million), and has had 95 platinum records, six #1 Billboard albums, 11 Number 1 hit songs, two American Music Awards, six Grammy Awards, eight World Music Awards, ten Billboard Music Awards, eight MTV Music Video Awards, with concerts in more than 60 countries across the globe.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1991 Ricky Martin Ricky Martin 1
1995 A medio vivir Ricky Martin 5
1998 Vuelve Ricky Martin 9
1999 Ricky Martin Ricky Martin 9
2000 Sound Loaded Ricky Martin 9
2003 Almas del silencio Ricky Martin 4
2005 Life Ricky Martin 2
2011 Música + Alma + Sexo Ricky Martin 6
Me Amaras Ricky Martin 1
Ricky Martin Live: Black & White Tour Ricky Martin 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2001 La Historia Compilation Ricky Martin 3
2001 The Best of Ricky Martin Compilation Ricky Martin 8
2008 17 Compilation Ricky Martin 2
2009 Lo Nuevo y lo Mejor Compilation Ricky Martin 1
2012 Playlist: The Very Best of Compilation Ricky Martin 1
2013 Greatest Hits: Souvenir Edition Compilation Ricky Martin 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2006 MTV Unplugged Live Ricky Martin 1
2007 Black & White Tour Live Ricky Martin 2
2007 Live Live Ricky Martin 1

Single

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1995 (Un, Dos, Tres) Maria Ricky Martin 5
1998 The Cup of Life Ricky Martin 7
1999 Livin' la Vida Loca Ricky Martin 8
1999 She's All I Ever Had Ricky Martin 1
1999 Shake Your Bon-Bon Ricky Martin 4
2000 Private Emotion Ricky Martin 4
2000 She Bangs Ricky Martin 4
2000 Nobody Wants to Be Lonely Ricky Martin & Christina Aguilera 4
2003 Jaleo Ricky Martin 1
2005 I Don't Care Ricky Martin 3
2011 Más (Remixes) Ricky Martin 1
2013 Come With Me Ricky Martin 1
2013 Come With Me (Spanglish Version) Ricky Martin 1
5 największych przebojów Ricky Martin 1
Nobody Wants to Be Lonely (feat. Christina Aguilera) Ricky Martin 1
Perdido Sin Ti Ricky Martin 0
Tu Recuerdo Ricky Martin 0
Vuelve Ricky Martin 0

Single + Soundtrack

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2012 La Isla Bonita Soundtrack Glee Cast feat. Ricky Martin 1
2012 Sexy and I Know It Soundtrack Glee Cast feat. Ricky Martin 1

EP

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1998 La Bomba Remixes Ricky Martin 1
2013 Come With Me - The Remixes Ricky Martin 1

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