1. Songwriter Desmond Child On Igniting the 'Latin Music Explosion' With 'Livin' La Vida Loca'

    October 14, 2019 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 On Oct. 25, songwriter-producer Desmond Child will release Desmond Child Live , a new album featuring takes on some of his top 40 hits for Aerosmith , Bon Jovi , Kiss  and more. But 20 years ago, the Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee made a differen ...

  2. See Who's Performing at Viña Del Mar Festival 2020

    October 08, 2019 1:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 After counting on the participation of artists such as Bad Bunny , Sebastian Yatra , Marc Anthony , Becky G , and the Backstreet Boys this year, Viña del Mar returns in 2020 with yet another star-studded lineup. On Tuesday morning (Oct. 8), the orga ...

  3. Ricky Martin & Husband Expecting Fourth Child Together: Watch the Special Announcement

    September 29, 2019 12:43 PM EDT 0 0 0 Congratulations, Ricky Martin ! The superstar singer has announced that he and husband Jwan Yosef are expecting their fourth child together.    Martin, 47, shared the exciting news while accepting an award at the 23rd annual Human Rights Campaign Na ...

  4. This Week in Latin Notas: Ricky Martin to Perform in Mexico, Lali's Tour Dates & More

    August 26, 2019 6:54 PM EDT 0 0 0 Latin Notas is a weekly news summary, compiled by Billboard 's Latin editors, about new songs, videos, concerts announcements and what Latin artists are doing in the world of entertainment. Check out this week's bulletin below. Ricky Marti ...

  5. Shakira, Ricky Martin and More Latin Artists Express Their Concern For Amazon Fire in Brazil

    August 23, 2019 12:06 PM EDT 0 0 0 The world's largest tropical forest is in danger, and Latin artists have taken over social media to express their concerns about the dangerous natural disaster. “My beloved Brazil! Speak up and stop the deforestation of the Amazon which is 20 p ...

  6. Ricky Martin Shares Adorable Photo of Daughter Lucia

    August 08, 2019 4:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Back on New Year's Eve, Ricky Martin and his husband Jwan Yosef announced on that they have welcomed a new addition to their family, a daughter named Lucia Martin-Yosef. Since then, the couple has been private about showing the baby girl on Ins ...

  7. Latin Artists Celebrate After Gov. Ricardo Rosselló Announces Resignation: 'Our People Did Not Give Up'

    July 25, 2019 10:29 AM EDT 0 0 0 After 12 days of protests, Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rosselló has announced that he will be stepping down. His resignation took place during a televised address to Puerto Rico on Wednesday night (July 24) and via a Facebook Live on La Fortaleza ...

  8. Puerto Rican Artists Ricky Martin, Residente & Bad Bunny Are Agents of Change Calling for Governor's Resignation

    July 22, 2019 7:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 On Monday (July 22), hundreds of thousands took to the streets in Puerto Rico to march in part of a national protest demanding governor  Ricardo Rosselló 's resignation. The massive demonstrations are the latest since nearly 900 pages of a chat ...

  9. Ricky Martin & More React to Governor Ricardo Rosselló's Video Message, Join Protest in Puerto Rico

    July 22, 2019 9:08 AM EDT 0 0 0 Thousands of people, including many prominent artists, are marching in Puerto Rico Monday (July 22) to ask for Governor Ricardo Rossello’s resignation. The Marcha del Pueblo, which is a national strike taking place at the Hiram Bithorn Stadium in Pu ...

  10. Bad Bunny Pauses European Tour to Join Protests in Puerto Rico

    July 16, 2019 3:54 PM EDT 0 0 0 Puerto Rican trap singer Bad Bunny has paused his European tour to go home and join thousands of civilians who are protesting against Governor Ricardo Rosselló, demanding his resignation. During the past weekend, a nearly 900-page private group chat ...

  11. Ricky Martin, Bad Bunny & More Ask Governor Ricardo Rosselló to Resign After Leaked Correspondence

    July 15, 2019 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ricky Martin , Bad Bunny , Residente, Kany Garcia and more artists have taken to social media condemning Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rosselló and the territory's government. During the past weekend, a nearly 900-page private group chat betwee ...

  12. From Ricky Martin's 'Livin' La Vida Loca' to Enrique Iglesias' 'Bailamos': 7 of the Biggest Latin Songs of 1999

    June 20, 2019 10:12 AM EDT 0 0 0 In 1999, Latin music became unavoidably popular, especially after Ricky Martin ’s Grammy performance, which led to a Latin pop explosion. But the Puerto Rican singer was not the only artist to stand out during the last year of the '90s. Shakira ...

  13. Father's Day Playlist: Listen to Music From Ricky Martin, Nicky Jam, Marc Anthony & More Latin Music Dads

    June 13, 2019 4:22 PM EDT 0 0 0 Father’s Day is just around the corner, and here at Billboard , we celebrate all of those talented, hard-working dads in the Latin music industry. In honor of the special occasion on Sunday (June 16), we compiled a Father’s Day list of hits by the L ...

  14. Latin Pride: From Ricky Martin to Javiera Mena, 15 Latin LGBTQ Artists Who Have Defined the Movement

    June 12, 2019 8:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 On March 29, 2010, Ricky Martin came out as gay on a post on his website. “I am very proud to say that I am a fortunate homosexual man,” he wrote.    As one of the first mainstream Latin music stars to come out, it was a watershed moment for Latin P ...

  15. Maluma Scores 13th No. 1 On Latin Airplay Chart With 'HP'

    June 05, 2019 11:46 AM EDT 0 0 0 Plus, Wisin & Yandel, Romeo Santos, Lunay & Calibre 50 land new top 10s. Maluma logs his 13 th  No. 1 on the Latin Airplay chart as “HP” ascends 7-1 on the June 8-dated tally. The song speeds up the list thanks to a 59% push in audience impr ...

  16. Remembering Ricky Martin's Self-Titled Album 20 Years Later | Billboard News

    Remembering Ricky Martin's Self-Titled Album 20 Years Later | Billboard News

    May 29, 2019 4:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 On May 29, 1999, Ricky Martin’s English-language debut, 'Ricky Martin,' debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200. 2019 , Billboard , billboard latin , Latin music , Music News , billboard news , livin' la vida loca , music , ricky martin ...

  17. Remembering Ricky Martin's Self-Titled Album 20 Years Later | Billboard News

    May 29, 2019 4:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 On May 29, 1999, Ricky Martin’s English-language debut, 'Ricky Martin,' debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200. 2019 , Billboard , billboard latin , Latin music , Music News , billboard news , livin' la vida loca , music , ricky martin ...

  18. 'Ricky Martin' at 20: Revisit the Lyrics to 'Livin' La Vida Loca'

    May 29, 2019 12:03 PM EDT 0 0 0 After twenty years, we're still livin’ la vida loca with Puerto Rican star  Ricky Martin . In 1999, Ricky Martin debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart (dated May 29) with his fifth studio album Ricky Martin, the set that notably includes ...

  19. Ricky Martin's 'Ricky Martin' Turns 20: All the Songs Ranked

    May 29, 2019 10:52 AM EDT 0 0 0 The album opened the door for the 'Latin Explosion.' On May 29, 1999, Ricky Martin ’s English-language debut, Ricky Martin , debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200. It was a remarkable achievement for a remarkable artist who just a few mont ...

  20. What's Your Favorite Ricky Martin Song From His Classic Self-Titled Album?

    May 28, 2019 5:01 PM EDT 0 0 0 Twenty years ago today, Puerto Rican star Ricky Martin debuted on the Billboard 200 chart (dated May 29, 1999) at No. 1 with his self-titled album. Ricky Martin  is the singer’s fifth studio album, and was released on Columbia Records on May 11, 199 ...

  21. 'We've Crossed the Threshold': How Ricky Martin's 'Livin' La Vida Loca' Became the First No. 1 Song Made Entirely in Pro Tools

    May 10, 2019 1:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 Multiplatinum producer Desmond Child explains how the Latin crossover anthem broke other boundaries as well. In the mid-‘90s, Desmond Child was having a hard time convincing people that the future of recorded music lay in a single hard disk. Rattled ...

  22. This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 1999, Ricky Martin Was 'Livin' ' Large Atop the Hot 100

    May 06, 2019 8:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Plus, remembering feats by Bon Jovi, Pet Shop Boys & Roxette. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history.    May 6, 2006 After notching four No. 1s on the Billboard Hot 100 beginn ...

  23. Live Music Marks Record Year in Spain

    March 12, 2019 6:04 PM EDT tops five consecutive years of growth for touring income in Spain; Bruno Mars was the year's top act. Live music made more money than ever in Spain in 2018, capping five consecutive years of touring income growth.    According to the Live ...

  24. Luis Fonsi & Ozuna Hit No. 1 On the Latin Airplay Chart With 'Imposible'

    February 20, 2019 1:07 PM EST 0 0 0 Their first collaboration tops the survey after a 17-week journey. Luis Fonsi and Ozuna snag new Latin Airplay chart leaders as their first collaboration, “Imposible,” glides 4-1 on the Feb. 23-dated ranking, in the track’s 17th week on the list. Th ...

  25. Ricky Martin Comes Full Circle at the Grammys, 20 Years After His Historic Breakthrough Performance: 'We Are Here to Stay'

    February 07, 2019 12:13 PM EST 0 0 0 The 1999 Grammy Awards started like any other Grammys ceremony -- the performances sedate, the applause polite. That is, until a hip-swiveling Ricky Martin took the stage. Cavorting with a 15-piece band and a host of dancers and percussionists, who ...

  26. Maren Morris, Little Big Town & Ricky Martin to Perform at 2019 Grammys

    February 04, 2019 3:26 PM EST 0 0 0 CBS has announced that Maren Morris , Little Big Town and Ricky Martin will perform at the 2019 Grammy Awards. The reveal was made on-air during the Super Bowl on Sunday. Morris is nominated for five awards, including record of the year ("The M ...

  27. Wisin & Yandel's 'Reggeaton En Lo Oscuro' Hits No. 1 On Latin Airplay Chart

    January 24, 2019 12:02 PM EST 0 0 0 Plus, Banda Los Sebastianes celebrate their first top 10 on the list. The reunited Wisin & Yandel collect their 11th No. 1 as a duo on the Latin Airplay chart as “Reggaeton En Lo Oscuro” climbs 3-1 on the chart dated Jan. 26. The track -- their ...

  28. Wisin & Yandel Earn First Latin Airplay Top 10 As Lead Acts in Six Years With 'Reggaeton En Lo Oscuro'

    January 17, 2019 1:23 PM EST 0 0 0 The song is their first single released as a duo following a five-year hiatus. In the midst of Wisin & Yandel ’s Como Antes U.S. tour promo campaign, which kicked off with eight dates at Coliseo de Puerto Rico on Nov. 30, the duo’s “Reggaeton En ...

  29. Ricky Martin & Husband Welcome Baby Girl to the Family

    December 31, 2018 6:06 PM EST 0 0 0 Ricky Martin and husband Jwan Yosef are ringing in the new year with a new addition to the family: a baby girl. The couple announced the birth of Lucia Martin-Yosef with an Instagram post on New Year's Eve. "We are beyond happy to announce ...

  30. Ricky Martin Delivers Keys of Reconstructed Houses to Families Left Homeless by Puerto Rican Hurricanes

    December 03, 2018 11:13 AM EST 0 0 0 Taking advantage of his time in Puerto Rico, Ricky Martin visited the town of Loíza to continue to hand over keys to new homes for three families who were left homeless by hurricanes Irma and María last year. "Thanks to each of your contributio ...

  31. Romeo Santos' 'Centavito' Hits No. 1 on Latin Airplay Chart

    November 28, 2018 4:38 PM EST 0 0 0 As Romeo Santos ’ “Centavito” hits No. 1 on the Latin Airplay chart (dated Dec. 1), he scores his 15th leader on the tally. With the achievement, he breaks out of a four-way tie he previously held with Carlos Vives, Shakira and Wisin for the third-m ...

  32. Ricky Martin Gets Support From Maluma, Bad Bunny & More for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief: See Photos

    October 19, 2018 8:11 AM EDT 0 0 0 In an effort to continue collecting funds to help the victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, Ricky Martin is pulling out all the stops. This time, the superstar is selling a black shirt with the flag of Puerto Rico, which will be on sale only un ...

  33. Billboard's Longest-Leading Latin Pop Songs No. 1s: Luis Fonsi, Shakira, Enrique Iglesias, Ricky Martin & More

    September 28, 2018 4:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Billboard has gathered the 20 songs that have topped the Latin Pop Songs airplay chart the longest. The list, led by Luis Fonsi’s “No Me Doy Por Vencido,” also includes hits by Shakira, Enrique Iglesias, Ri ...

  34. Shakira & Maluma's 'Clandestino' Tops Three Latin Airplay Charts

    September 26, 2018 5:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 Shakira and Maluma 's "Clandestino" vaults 7-1 on the Latin Airplay chart (dated Sept. 29), earning Shakira her 14th leader and Maluma his 10th. The track lifts with a 27 percent boost in audience impressions (to 13 million) in the we ...

  35. Ricky Martin to Be Honored at Los Angeles LGBT Center's Gala Vanguard Awards

    August 22, 2018 2:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ricky Martin will be honored at the 49th anniversary Gala Vanguard Awards, held annually by the Los Angeles LGBT Center. The charity event honors Los Angeles-based leaders and influencers for their LGBT advocacy. Previous recipients of the Vanguard ...

  36. Wisin's 'Quisiera Alejarme' Feat. Ozuna Flies to No. 1 on Latin Airplay Chart

    August 15, 2018 4:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 Plus: Christian Nodal, Wolfine & Jerry Rivera gain across Latin charts. Less than three months after his last No. 1 on the Latin Airplay chart, Wisin takes over at the summit with “Quisiera Alejarme,” featuring Ozuna , spending its first week at ...

  37. Here Are Ricky Martin's Top 10 Biggest Hot 100 Hits

    August 02, 2018 2:43 PM EDT 0 0 0 This week, Billboard is celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Billboard Hot 100 chart, and Ricky Martin is one of the Latin artists who has managed to score many songs on the prestigious chart. Below,  Billboard gathers Martin's top 10 Hot 10 ...

  38. Watch Scenes From 'The Assassination of Gianni Versace' Emmy Nominee Ricky Martin's Acting Career

    July 17, 2018 12:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 The pop star’s dramatic roles, from a guest spot as a Spanish teacher on "Glee" to his impressive and unexpected performance in the latest "American Crime" series. Ricky Martin is nominated for an Emmy Award for his supporting ro ...

  39. Kelly Clarkson, Blake Shelton, Keith Urban and More Set For Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Show

    July 02, 2018 1:33 PM EDT 0 0 0 Kelly Clarkson , Blake Shelton , Keith Urban , Ricky Martin and more will perform at the 42nd annual Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular .  American Authors and Brandon Victor Dixon will also join the star-studded broadcast, hosted by NBC’S Ame ...

  40. Telemundo, Univision Speak Out on Border Separation of Families: It's Not 'What America Stands For'

    June 20, 2018 12:57 PM EDT 0 0 0 As images of detained children continue to surface, Spanish-language networks like Telemundo and Univision, as well as entertainers such as Ricky Martin , are taking a stand. ​"Telemundo is shocked by the current situation on the U.S. border an ...

  41. The 10 Best World Cup Songs Ever: The Definitive List From 1962 to Today

    June 13, 2018 8:24 AM EDT 0 0 0 Soccer and music have always been tight friends. From World Cup anthems to songs that have inspired soccer stars to dance on the field, music moves this sport. Now, with the World Cup kick-off literally around the corner (play begins on Thursday, Ju ...

  42. Ricky Martin Joins 'Idol' Star William Hung For an Overdue Duet of 'She Bangs' in Vegas

    June 04, 2018 1:24 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ricky Martin ended a six show stint at the Monte Carlo Theater in Las Vegas with no shortage of theatricality on Saturday (June 2). A cast of dazzling back-up dancers and wealth of glamorous costuming lit up the stage, but the most shocking moment a ...

  43. Ricky Martin Scores 17th No. 1 on Latin Airplay Chart With 'Fiebre'

    May 16, 2018 11:10 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Wisin & Yandel-featured song follows Martin's previous No. 1, 2016's "Vente Pa’ Ca." Ricky Martin ’s “Fiebre” heats up the Latin Airplay chart  (dated May 19) as the song jumps 4-1, marking his 17th No. 1 appearance overa ...

  44. CNCO Signs Management Deal With Walter Kolm Entertainment

    May 16, 2018 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 They join WK's roster of Maluma, Carlos Vives, Wisin & Silvestre Dangond, among others. Walter Kolm, who manages the careers of superstars Maluma, Carlos Vives, Wisin and Silvestre Dangond, among others, has taken over the management of cha ...

  45. The Hottest Songs in Billboard Latin Music Awards History

    April 11, 2018 6:26 PM EDT 0 0 0 This year, Telemundo is celebrating the 20th Billboard Latin Music Award uninterrupted live broadcast, airing April 26 at 8 p.m. ET. And to join the celebration, Billboard editors made a playlist with all the winning songs in the Hot Latin Song of t ...

  46. Enrique Iglesias Lands 30th No. 1 on Latin Airplay Chart With 'El Bano' Feat. Bad Bunny

    March 27, 2018 6:27 PM EDT 0 0 0 Plus, La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas notches its fifth chart leader. Enrique Iglesias extends his record for the most No. 1s in the 23-year history of the Latin Airplay chart, as “El Baño,” featuring Bad Bunny , hops 6-1 (on the March 31-dat ...

  47. Ozuna's 'Odisea' Becomes Longest-Leading No. 1 by a Male Artist on Top Latin Albums Chart

    March 27, 2018 6:22 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ozuna makes history on  Billboard 's  Top Latin Albums  chart, as his  Odisea  spends a 30th week atop the list (dated March 31). That's the most weeks at No. 1 for an album by a male artist in the 24-year history of the tally. The set was ...

  48. 'Despacito' & More in the Latin Billion Club: 15 Most-Watched YouTube Videos (So Far)

    March 27, 2018 6:17 PM EDT 0 0 0 Spanish-language music videos are becoming increasingly popular and are taking over YouTube charts. As we know, when a video hits 1 billion views, it joins an elite club. Jennifer Lopez 's "On the Floor," Enrique Iglesias ' " ...

  49.  Marc Anthony, Ricky Martin, or Shakira? MALUMA decides | 1 Has 2 Go

    Marc Anthony, Ricky Martin, or Shakira? MALUMA decides | 1 Has 2 Go

    March 26, 2018 2:00 PM EDT Has2Go , 1H2G , one has to go , 1 has 2 go , Latin music , Maluma , new music , Billboard , BTS , Billboard Music Videos Marc Anthony Maluma Ricky Martin Shakira Brightcove ...

  50. Ricky Martin Collects 37th Top 10 on Latin Pop Songs Chart

    March 16, 2018 6:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 Plus: New top 10s on various Latin charts for Steve Aoki, Raymix, Banda Los Recoditos & Banda Sinaloense MS De Sergio Lizarraga. Ricky Martin picks up his 37th top 10 on the Latin Pop Songs airplay chart, as his new single “Fiebre,” featuring Wi ...

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