Johnny Ortiz

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Johnny O
Birth nameJuan Ortiz
OriginHebrew, Puerto Rican and Cuban[1]
GenresDance, Latin freestyle, R&B, pop, electronic
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter, record producer
Years active1988–present
LabelsMicMac, Ex-It, ZYX
Associated actsCynthia, Stevie B George Lamond

Johnny O is an American freestyle and dance-pop singer. Born in Brooklyn, New York [2] He reached the Billboard charts in the late 1980s with the singles "Fantasy girl", "Memories" and "Runaway Love".

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

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Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions
US US
Dance
Singles
"Fantasy Girl"[3] 1988 48
"Highways of Love" 1989
"Memories"[4] 37
"Megamix" 1990
"Dreamboy/Dreamgirl"[5][6] 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"[7][8] 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.

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References[edit]

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

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