Ricky Martin

  1. 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 ...

  2. Prince Royce, Pitbull, Mana Among Univision's Premios Juventud Winners

    July 22, 2011 12:15 PM EDT The Latin "Voice of the Moment" is Prince Royce, according to Univision's Premios Juventud. He was the big winner at the audience choice youth awards, which aired tonight (July 21) from Miami's Bank United Center on the Spanish ...

  3. Enrique Iglesias' 'Tonight' Tops Hot Latin, Mainstream Top 40 Charts In A Billboard First

    March 10, 2011 8:19 AM EST Enrique Iglesias' chart feat this week -- an artist ranking at No. 1 on Billboard's Hot Latin Songs and Mainstream Top 40 charts simultaneously with two different compositions, in two different languages -- is a first in the surveys' ...

  4. #Grammys: Our Favorite Tweets Of The Night

    February 14, 2011 12:09 AM EST As a longtime Grammy veteran, it's hard to say which currently popular activity distracts you from the show you're ostensibly reporting about more: live-blogging or trying to follow the Twitter barrage, even a not-that-big one. This year ...

  5. Nicki Minaj Hits No. 1 On Billboard 200; Dr. Dre Tops Digital Songs

    February 09, 2011 11:00 AM EST Nicki Minaj crowns the Billboard 200 for the first time, as her "Pink Friday" set steps 3-1 in its 11th week on the list (45,000; up 18%, according to Nielsen SoundScan). "Pink" also pushes past the 1 million total sales mark t ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. New Study Shows Popular Musicians' Tweets Have Increasing Impact On Current Events

    January 07, 2011 12:00 AM EST News organizations had the most influence on the top Twitter topics in 2010 but some celebrities were not far behind, according to new research. Alok Choudhary, the chair of the electrical engineering and computer science department at Northwester ...

  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. Ricky Martin Criticizes Arizona's Immigration Law

    April 30, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Ricky Martin joined in the criticism of Arizona's new law that will allow police to stop anyone they think might be an illegal immigrant. Appearing at the Billboard Latin Music Awards ceremony, Martin said the law "makes no sense," ...

  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. Billboard Q&A: EMI's Billy Mann

    October 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Billy Mann - EMI Music president of New Music - International/president of Artist Global Management - is the man with the golden ears. As a songwriter and producer, he's worked on projects from the likes of Take That, Joss Stone, Celine Dion ...

  15. Latin Briefs: Ricky Martin, Latin Grammys, Ritmo

    July 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -- Ricky Martin has begun recording his first studio album since 2005's English-language "Life." Martin's album will be produced by Lester Mendez and will contain English and Spanish songs. The album is expected to be released ...

  16. '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, ...

  17. Latin News Briefs: 'Unplugged,' Putumayo

    August 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT -Sony BMG is releasing its first-ever all-Spanish version of its “Best of MTV Unplugged” series. The CD and DVD, which goes on sale today, contains 15 songs from “Unplugged” performances by Shakira, Mana, La Ley, Ricky Martin, Café Tacvba, Soda St ...

  18. Latin Superstars Highlight Poverty Benefit

    May 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A lineup of Latin mega-stars including Shakira, Ricky Martin, Juan Luis Guerra, Alejandro Sanz, Miguel Bose and Los Tigres del Norte performed simultaneously on stages in Buenos Aires and Mexico City on Saturday, raising awareness for the needs of ...

  19. Latin Stars Debate Social Responsibility

    March 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Communal and social responsibility were central themes during a celebrity panel on philanthropy that included Latin super stars Ricky Martin and Mana bandmates Fher Olvera (singer) and Alex Gonzalez (drummer). The panel, which also included actor ...

  20. Blue Man Group Preps 'Canta Conmigo'

    March 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST Performance troupe Blue Man Group is releasing a Spanish-language EP, "Canta Conmigo," on Rhino Mar. 25. Blue Man Group made a splash at last fall's Latin Grammys with a much-talked-about opening performance with Ricky Martin. That ...

  21. Juan Luis Guerra Dominates Latin Grammy Awards

    November 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Juan Luis Guerra was the big winner at the Latin Grammy Awards tonight (Nov. 8) at Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay, taking home honors for album of the year, song of the year, record of the year, tropical song and best merengue album, for his single ...

  22. Martin To Open Fillmore Miami

    August 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Puerto Rican superstar Ricky Martin will be the inaugural act to play at the new Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater. Martin, who is in the midst of his "Black & White" international tour, brings his show back to Miami ...

  23. Ricky Martin Returns To States This Summer

    July 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Ricky Martin's Black & White tour is returning Stateside this summer after a stint in Europe. Initial dates for the tour's second U.S. leg include Aug. 10-11 at San Juan, Puerto Rico's Jose Miguel Agrelot Coliseum, where Martin ...

  24. MAN

    August 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Labios Compartidos" debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's Hot Latin Songs chart in July, becoming the first track to do so since Ricky Martin's "Tal Vez" in 2003. And shipping orders of "Amar Es Combatir" h Labios Comp ...

  25. 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 ...

  26. 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. ...

  27. TVT Music Pub Signs Morales

    January 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST Has worked with Jessica Simpson, Ricky Martin, Thalia. TVT Music Publishing has signed songwriter/producer Steve Morales, who has worked with artists including Jessica Simpson, Ricky Martin, Thalia and Keke Wyatt. "It's clear to me that ...

  28. Latin Notas

    January 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Many in the music industry know Carlos Pérez as a video director who has worked with Ricky Martin, Ricardo Montaner and Olga Tañón, among others. Read Leila Cobo's column. Many in the music industry know Carlos Pére ...

  29. 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 ...

  30. Keys Grabs Third Straight No. 1

    October 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Alicia Keys extends her chart-topping legacy this week, notching her third consecutive No. 1 bow on The Billboard 200. With first-week U.S. sales of 196,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan, "Un Alicia Keys extends her chart-topping leg ...

  31. 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 ...

  32. 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 ...

  33. Billboard To Fete Solís, Guerra

    March 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Two of Latin music's biggest stars, Marco Antonio Solís and Juan Luis Guerra, will receive special honors at the 2005 Billboard Latin Music Awards on April 28 at the Miami Arena. Two of Latin music's biggest stars, Marco Antonio ...

  34. 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 ...

  35. 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 ...

  36. Cruz, Martin, Juanes Win At Billboard Latin Awards

    April 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The late Celia Cruz, superstar Ricky Martin and rising star Juanes were the top winners at the 2004 Billboard Latin music awards, with honors in three categories each. The late Celia Cruz, superstar Ricky Martin and rising star Juanes were the top ...

  37. 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 ...

  38. Cruz Leads Finalists For Billboard Latin Awards

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Celia Cruz tops the finalists for the Billboard Latin Music Awards, to be presented April 29 at the Miami Arena in Miami. The late "Queen of Salsa" is up for seven honors, including top Latin albums a Celia Cruz tops the finalists for th ...

  39. 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 ...

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