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Single by Ricky Martin
from the album MTV Unplugged
Released December 19, 2006 (2006-12-19)
Format Digital download
Recorded 2006
Genre Latin pop
Length 4:04
Label Columbia
Writer(s) R. Tavaré
Producer(s) Tommy Torres, David Cabrera
Ricky Martin singles chronology
"Tu Recuerdo"
"Gracias por Pensar en Mi"

"Pégate" (English: "Get Closer") is the second single from Ricky Martin's album MTV Unplugged. It was released on December 19, 2006.


The song is a traditional plena rhythm, a popular Puerto Rican genre played with three hand held drums or panderetas, among other instruments. In "Pégate", the traditional plena drums are played by the percussionists of the band Viento de agua, led by Tito Matos. Cuatro, a traditional string instrument from Puerto Rico, is played by Christian Nieves.

Chart performance[edit]

"Pégate" peaked at number eleven on the Hot Latin Songs and number six on the Hot Dance Club Songs in the United States. It was certified 4× Platinum in Mexico for sales of 400,000 downloads.

Formats and track listings[edit]

US promotional CD single

  1. "Pégate" (Radio Edit) – 3:10
  2. "Pégate" (Album Version) – 4:04

US promotional CD maxi-single

  1. "Pégate" (Ralphi Rosario Club Radio) – 3:58
  2. "Pégate" (Ralphi Rosario Hard Club Vox) – 8:25
  3. "Pégate" (Ralphi's Dirty Dub) – 13:39
  4. "Pégate" (Ralphi Rosario Club Radio - Instrumental) – 3:58
  5. "Pégate" (Ralphi Rosario Hard Club Vox - Instrumental) - 8:25
  6. "Pégate" (Echo & Diesel Remix) – 3:37

Charts and certifications[edit]


  1. ^ a b Billboard Singles. Retrieved January 23, 2011.
  2. ^ a b c Pégate - Ricky Martin. Retrieved January 23, 2011.
  3. ^ Certificaciones. Retrieved January 23, 2011.

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