Knowledge Identifier: +Ricky_Martin
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1971.
Countries: United States (35%), United Kingdom (8%), Colombia (8%)
Linked to: Associated Press, New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, Billboard
In the summer of 1997, Martin embarked on a tour of Spain, performing 45 shows in 36 cities
Tina Landon - At the 1999 MTV Video Music Awards upon winning the Best Dance Video award for "Livin' la Vida Loca", Ricky Martin called Landon onstage and passed the award to her
Carmit Bachar - In 1999 and 2000, she was the "Livin' La Vida Loca" woman in Ricky Martin's world tour
Jon Secada - Secada co-wrote the song "Bella," the Spanish version of "She's All I Ever Had" for Ricky Martin's 1999 Multi-platinum self-titled album
Five (band) - In August 1999, the first single of their second album, "Invincible", the catchy dance tune "If Ya Gettin' Down", was released and became a major hit worldwide but yet again failed to go to number 1 in their home country, kept out of the top spot by Ricky Martin
Martin was a headliner in the 2001 inauguration ball for President George W._Bush; he even invited the newly elected president to join him on stage to dance
Christina Aguilera - Ricky Martin asked Aguilera to duet with him on the track "Nobody Wants to Be Lonely" from his album Sound Loaded; released in 2001 as the album's second single.
For his work against human trafficking, the United States Department of State named Martin one of its Heroes in Ending Modern-Day Slavery in 2005
Martin co-owns a Miami restaurant, Casa Salsa, and received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2007
Christian Chavez - On 30 March 2007, after Chávez's announcement of being gay, Ricky Martín told The Associated Press of his solidarity with Chávez's public declaration, saying, "Life is too short to live closed up, guarding what you say
Joss Stone - In 2010, She collaborated with Puerto Rican recording artist Ricky Martin for "The Best Thing About Me Is You", and peaked at number 74 on the U.S "Billboard Hot 100" and which topped the "Hot Latin Songs" and "Latin Pop Songs" chart, this was Stone' first number one on all two charts, which made her the first British of non-Hispanic origin to reach No. 1 on the "Hot Latin Tracks" and "Latin Pop Songs" chart
Natalia Jimenez - On November 12, 2010, after appearing and performing at the 2010 Latin Grammys with Ricky Martin, Natalia announced her solo album and said she hopes to release her first single in January
Claudia Leitte - The last few years have been great achievements in Leitte´s career, in 2011 first sang at Rock in Rio, the same year she recorded the clip Samba with singer Ricky Martin, and was when she sang at the Miss Universe
Benicio del Toro - On November 4, 2011, he acquired Spanish citizenship, along with fellow Puerto Rican Ricky Martin
In February 2014, he appeared with Jennifer Lopez & Wisin on the single and video "Adrenalina" taken from Wisin's solo album "El Regreso del Sobreviviente"
Ronan Keating - On 24th December 2015, Keating was announced as Ricky Martin's replacement on The Voice Australia