Ricky Martin

  1. Ricky Martin's World Cup Song Written By Elijah King; Salaam Remi to Produce

    February 10, 2014 4:00 PM EST Ricky Martin will record a 2014 World Cup song written by Elijah King, an artist who has made several appearances on the Billboard Latin charts since 2009. Sony Music announced today (Feb. 10) that King is the winner of Sony's "Supersong ...

  2. Ricky Martin Signs TV-Series Deal With Universal Television

    July 30, 2012 3:37 PM EDT In the midst of his ongoing success in the role of Che in the Broadway musical "Evita," Ricky Martin has signed a talent holding deal with Universal Television that calls for him to develop and star in his first network television series ...

  3. Backbeat: Secret Show at Draco Rosa's Studio Inaugurates L.A.'s Fairfax Sessions

    June 13, 2012 2:00 PM EDT Artyom Manukyan and Arto Tunçboyaciyan performing at Phantom Vox studio's Fairfax Sessions. (Photo: David Navas) While the usual stream of cars rumbled down West Hollywood's Fairfax Avenue outside Phantom Vox Studios , a secret show was ...

  4. Singer/Songwriter Robi 'Draco' Rosa Signs With SESAC, Preparing New Album

    May 21, 2012 6:08 PM EDT Latin Grammy-winning singer/songwriter/producer Robi 'Draco' Rosa, who also has a new album due later this year, has signed with SESAC, a spokesperson for the performing rights organization has announced. News of the signing comes about ...

  5. Ricky Martin to Return to Broadway, This Time as Che in 'Evita'

    October 27, 2011 12:50 PM EDT The new version of classic Broadway show "Evita," starring Ricky Martin as Che Guevara, will premiere April 5 at the Marquis Theatre, producers confirmed. Tickets will go on sale this Saturday, Oct. 29 with previews beginning March 12. T ...

  6. Gloria Estefan, Emmanuel To Receive Special Honors At 2011 Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 13, 2011 2:26 PM EDT Gloria Estefan will receive recognition for her philanthropic work and Emmanuel will be given a career achievement honor at the 2011 Billboard Latin Music Awards in Miami on April 28. Premios Billboard, airing at 8 p.m./7 p.m Central live on Telem ...

  7. Ricky Martin To Launch First U.S. Tour In Three Years

    January 28, 2011 7:29 PM EST Ricky Martin will launch his 2011 Musica + Alma + Sexo world tour with three dates -- March 25-27 -- at Puerto Rico's Coliseo de Puerto Rico. In Martin's first leg of his U.S. concert tour, his first stint in the country in over three ye ...

  8. Ricky Martin Confirms Dual Spanish, English Single Release

    October 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Ricky Martin announced the new singles from his upcoming 2011 album via his Twitter account. Martin's first Spanish language single is "Lo Major De Mi Vida Eres Tu," a duet with Spanish singer Natalia Jimenez. An English version of ...

  9. Ricky Martin Memoir Set For Nov. 2

    August 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT On the heels of his announcement in March that he is a “fortunate homosexual,” Ricky Martin will publish his memoir, “Me,” on Nov. 2. The book will be released simultaneously in English and Spanish (the latter titled “Yo”) under Celebra, an imprin ...

  10. Ricky Martin's Broadway Plans

    June 09, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Ricky Martin will star as the male lead, Che, in a Broadway revival of "Evita" in spring 2012. Martin will reprise the role played by Antonio Banderas in the 1996 film, which starred Madonna as the wife of Argentine dictator Juan Peron. ...

  11. Ricky Martin Gets In 'Shape'

    June 04, 2010 12:00 AM EDT After launching his own television production company last year, Ricky Martin is slated to soon begin production of the first show aimed at the U.S. Latin marketplace. Through RM 5to Elemento, the production company set up by Martin’s Ricky Martin ...

  12. Billboard Latin Music Awards To Honor Marc Anthony, Los Temerarios

    April 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Superstar Marc Anthony and iconic Mexican group Los Temerarios will be honored with the Billboard Spirit of Hope and Billboard Lifetime Achievement Awards, respectively, during the 2010 Billboard Latin Music Awards presented by State Farm, airing ...

  13. Ricky Martin PSA Aims To Help Rebuild Haiti, Chile

    March 11, 2010 12:00 AM EST Puerto Rican star Ricky Martin has produced a new PSA featuring multiple Latin acts and calling for donations and help in rebuilding Haiti and Chile. The PSA calls for viewers to join the Ricky Martin Foundation and Habitat for Humanity, and donat ...

  14. 'Postcards From The Stars' Launches With Ricky Martin

    October 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A Puerto Rican digital media company has launched a new online service that allows users to send personalized video greetings. “Postcards From The Stars” launched Oct. 21 with an alliance with Puerto Rican superstar Ricky Martin. For $3.99 a pop, ...

  15. Martin Preps North American Trek

    March 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Ricky Martin's "Black & White" tour kicks-off a seventeen-city run in the United States and Canada with an April 17 show at San Jose, California's HP Pavilion. The arena tour will wend its way through the southwestern US, C ...

  16. Latin Academy To Fete Ricky Martin

    August 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Tribute concert on Nov. 1. Superstar Ricky Martin will be honored as the 2006 Latin Recording Academy person of the year. Martin will be feted at a tribute and dinner concert on Nov. 1 at the Sheraton Hotel & Towers in New York, prior to the L ...

  17. MTV Unplugged To Feature Ricky Martin

    July 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ricky Martin will have his own MTV Unplugged. The Puerto Rican superstar has been unveiled as the featured act in the newest MTV Unplugged series to be produced by MTV Latin America in conjunction wit Ricky Martin will have his own MTV Unplugged. ...

  18. Ricky Eyes Taj Mahal Charity Gig

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Ricky Martin will kick off the 8th Wonder of the World Concert series with a Feb. 25 performance at the Taj Mahal in Agra, India. The event will benefit Unicef's "Unite for Children, Unite Against AID Ricky Martin will kick off the 8th W ...

  19. Martin Plans Int'l Tours

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Tour to kick off in Mexico City Nov. 15. Ricky Martin will turn to Latin America to kick off his upcoming international tour. Martin's "Visa Presents a Night With Ricky Martin" tour will jump start in Mexico City's Auditorio Na ...

  20. Latin Notas

    August 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Ricky Martin's new single "I Don't Care," featuring Fat Joe and Amerie, is slated to hit radio Aug. 30. Why then, did the track surface briefly on the Pop 100 chart in July? Read Leila Cobo's column. Ricky Martin's ne ...

  21. Ricky Martin, Angelo Medina Reach Settlement

    October 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT After months of legal skirmishes, Ricky Martin and his former manager, Angelo Medina, have reached a confidential settlement in a Superior Court in San Juan, Puerto Rico. MIAMI -- After months of legal skirmishes, Ricky Martin and his former manag ...

  22. Ricky Martin, Angelo Medina Reach Settlement

    October 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT After months of legal skirmishes, Ricky Martin and his former manager, Angelo Medina, have reached a confidential settlement in a Superior Court in San Juan, Puerto Rico. After months of legal skirmishes, Ricky Martin and his former manager, Angel ...

  23. Medina Countersues Martin

    March 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Angelo Medina, the Puerto Rican empresario who managed Ricky Martin for 12 years, has filed a $63.5 million countersuit against his former client, alleging breach of contract, unjust enrichment and pa Angelo Medina, the Puerto Rican empresario who ...

  24. Ricky Martin Signs With Benny Medina

    December 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST Ricky Martin has signed with Benny Medina at Handprint Entertainment for management. The Sony artist parted ways earlier this year with longtime manager Angelo Medina (no relationship to Benny). Ricky Martin has signed with Benny Medina at Handpri ...