Johnny Ortiz

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Johnny Ortiz
Birth name Juan Ortiz
Born Brooklyn, New York City, United States
Genres Dance, Latin freestyle, R&B, pop, electronic
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter, record producer
Years active 1988–present
Labels MicMac, Ex-It, ZYX
Associated acts Cynthia, Stevie B

Juan Ortiz is an American freestyle and dance-pop singer. Born in Brooklyn, New York, he released his debut single, "Fantasy Girl", in 1988 and released eight albums from 2010 to 2017.[1] He reached the Billboard charts with the singles "Memories", "Runaway Love", and "Dreamboy/Dreamgirl", a duet with Cynthia.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Compilation albums[edit]

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions
US US
Dance
Singles
"Fantasy Girl"[2] 1988 48
"Highways of Love" 1989
"Memories"[3] 37
"Megamix" 1990
"Dreamboy/Dreamgirl"[4][5] 53 17
"We Can't Go On This Way" 1991
"I Just Wanna Get to Know You (If It's Alright with You)"
"I Wanna Make Love 2 U" 1992
"I Love You"
"The Music's Got Me" 1993
"Runaway Love"[6][7] 87 4
"Freestyle" 1994
"I Know That You Love Me" 1995
"Love Letters" 1996
"Diana" 2002
"Take Me Through the Night" 2003
"King of Kings / Scream" 2007
"My World" 2010
"—" denotes release that has not charted.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Torreano, Bradley. "Johnny O. - Music Biography, Credits and Discography". AllMusic. Retrieved 18 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "Hot Dance Music". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. 100 (38): 32. September 17, 1988. ISSN 0006-2510. 
  3. ^ "Hot Dance Music". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. 101 (45): 32. November 11, 1989. ISSN 0006-2510. 
  4. ^ "Hot 100 Singles Spotlight". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. 102 (42): 84. October 20, 1990. ISSN 0006-2510. 
  5. ^ "Hot Dance Music". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. 102 (39): 36. September 29, 1990. ISSN 0006-2510. 
  6. ^ "Johnny O Chart History - The Hot 100". Billboard. Retrieved January 10, 2017. 
  7. ^ "Hot Dance Music". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. 106 (6): 23. February 5, 1994. ISSN 0006-2510. 

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