Ricky Martin

Ricky Martin is a popular music singer, born in Hato Rey, Puerto Rico on December 24, 1971.

Biography


Born as Enrique Martin Morales, Martin has achieved worldwide success, starting with his selection to substitute Ricky Melendez in Menudo in 1984 until 1989. His meteoric ascent to fame started in Menudo's homebase, Caguas, site of his first concert. He signed Sony in 1990.

It continued after he left Menudo, when he moved to Mexico and participated in soap operas like Alcanzar Una Estrella II and in the music group Munecos De Papel. Later, in Hollywood he played Miguel Morez on General Hospital. It was in Mexico where he met Rebecca de Alba, a Mexican model turned TV presenter whom he has ad an on-and-off relationship for several years.

Ricky established himself in Miami and connected with music creator Desmond Child and Puerto Rican agent Angelo Medina. With these 2 in tow, Ricky created hits like "Maria", "The Cup Of Life", and "Livin' La Vida Loca". He sang "The Cup Of Life" during a World Cup transmission that gave him worldwide exposure, but it was "Livin' La Vida Loca" that propelled him to the minds of all teenaged girls around the world and into the covers of Tiger Beat and all other major teen magazines world wide.

One of Ricky's career high points was the recording of the Spanglish ballad "Cuidado Con Mi Corazon" with Madonna and William Orbit. The original version was written with Patrick Leonard and the first demo remains just one of many Unreleased Madonna Songs.

Ricky was chosen, along with Félix Trinidad in 1999, to lead Puerto Rico's worldwide tourism campaign, both exemplifying Puerto Rico's youthfulness, enthusiasm and never give up character.

Martin has also teamed up with former Menudo bandmate Robi Rosa, who has written many of Ricky's hits. Martin recently adopted three little girls from India.

In 2003, Martin announced that he and his agent, Angelo Medina, have parted ways.

In February of 2004, Martin received a lifetime achievement award at the Premios Lo Nuestro in Miami.

Discography

  • Discography (Albums, Singles, Maxis, Promo CDs, DVDs) (1991-2003)
  • Ricky Martin (1991 version)
  • Me Amarás (1993)
  • A Medio Vivir (1995)
  • Vuelve (1997)
  • Ricky Martin (1999 version)
  • Sound Loaded (2000)
  • La Historia (2001)
  • Almas del Silencio (2003)

Also see

  • List of famous Puerto Ricans

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In February of 2004, Martin received a lifetime achievement award at the Premios Lo Nuestro in Miami. The McGuires reside in California. In 2003, Martin announced that he and his agent, Angelo Medina, have parted ways. As of 2004, he now only takes engagements which include a few songs and talks on a mixture of topics by both McGuire and his wife, Mari. Martin recently adopted three little girls from India. The duo released four albums between 1996 and 2000. Martin has also teamed up with former Menudo bandmate Robi Rosa, who has written many of Ricky's hits. He returned to the United States in the 1990s, teaming up with Terry Talbot and recording as Talbot McGuire.

Ricky was chosen, along with Félix Trinidad in 1999, to lead Puerto Rico's worldwide tourism campaign, both exemplifying Puerto Rico's youthfulness, enthusiasm and never give up character. In the 1980s, McGuire left the music industry and settled for a time in New Zealand. The original version was written with Patrick Leonard and the first demo remains just one of many Unreleased Madonna Songs. That year he also released a top-selling children's album Bullfrogs and Butterflies for Sparrow's subsidiary label Birdwing. One of Ricky's career high points was the recording of the Spanglish ballad "Cuidado Con Mi Corazon" with Madonna and William Orbit. He recorded seven albums on Sprarrow, the best known of which is Cosmic Cowboy, released in 1978. He sang "The Cup Of Life" during a World Cup transmission that gave him worldwide exposure, but it was "Livin' La Vida Loca" that propelled him to the minds of all teenaged girls around the world and into the covers of Tiger Beat and all other major teen magazines world wide. In 1976, he left Myrrh, joining former Myrrh executive Billy Ray Hearn's new label Sparrow Records.

With these 2 in tow, Ricky created hits like "Maria", "The Cup Of Life", and "Livin' La Vida Loca". He toured with 2nd Chapter of Acts and "a band called David" and in 1975 this collaborative effort resulted in the live double album To the Bride. Ricky established himself in Miami and connected with music creator Desmond Child and Puerto Rican agent Angelo Medina. In 1974, McGuire released his second Contemporary Christian album Lighten Up, which included a remake of "Eve of Destruction". It was in Mexico where he met Rebecca de Alba, a Mexican model turned TV presenter whom he has ad an on-and-off relationship for several years. This album is also notable for the backing vocals provided by the family trio that would become known as the 2nd Chapter of Acts. Later, in Hollywood he played Miguel Morez on General Hospital. In 1973, he joined the Myrrh label and released the album Seeds.

It continued after he left Menudo, when he moved to Mexico and participated in soap operas like Alcanzar Una Estrella II and in the music group Munecos De Papel. McGuire converted to Christianity in 1971. He signed Sony in 1990. He also starred for a year in the Broadway musical Hair. His meteoric ascent to fame started in Menudo's homebase, Caguas, site of his first concert. McGuire appeared in the 1967 movie The President's Analyst with James Coburn and in Werewolves on Wheels in 1971.
Born as Enrique Martin Morales, Martin has achieved worldwide success, starting with his selection to substitute Ricky Melendez in Menudo in 1984 until 1989. It includes a version of California Dreamin' with The Mamas and the Papas singing backing vocals.

Ricky Martin is a popular music singer, born in Hato Rey, Puerto Rico on December 24, 1971. The album This Precious Time was released in 1966, his second with Dunhill Records. List of famous Puerto Ricans. McGuire was never again to break into the Billboard Top 40, qualifying him to hold down slot 183 in The Billboard Book of Number One Hits as well as pages 188 and 189 in The Billboard Book of One Hit Wonders. Almas del Silencio (2003). That same day the single of that name went to #1 on both charts. La Historia (2001). McGuire's LP, The Eve of Destruction reached its peak of #37 on the Billboard album chart during the week ending 1965 September 25.

Sound Loaded (2000). Sloan. Ricky Martin (1999 version). As a folk-rock solo singer in the 1960s, he was best known for his hits "Eve of Destruction" and "Sins of the Family", both written by P.F. Vuelve (1997). In 1963, McGuire wrote a the Christys’ first and greatest hit single: “Green, Green.” He left the Christys in January, 1965, after recording the album "Cowboys and Indians". A Medio Vivir (1995). They both joined the New Christy Minstrels in the Spring of 1962.

Me Amarás (1993). In 1961, he formed a duo with Barry Kane. Ricky Martin (1991 version). After living as a drifter in his late teens and early twenties, McGuire got a job singing in a bar. Discography (Albums, Singles, Maxis, Promo CDs, DVDs) (1991-2003). At age 16 he joined the United States Navy, but was discharged ten months later for being under age. He was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and moved to California in early childhood.

Barry McGuire (born 15 October 1935) is an American singer-songwriter.

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