José de Rico

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José de Rico
Birth nameJosé Manuel León Hierro
Barcelona, Spain
GenresMambo, Reggaeton, Electro latino
Years active2009–present
LabelsRoster Music
Associated actsHenry Mendez, Juan Magan, Dario Nuñez, Jay Santos

José de Rico (full name José Manuel León Hierro born in Barcelona, Spain in 1982) is a Spanish DJ, producer and songwriter.


He worked in the Spanish electronic and dance music station Loca FM for 5 years gaining media coverage and a big following. He started producing for his own with a distinctive unique style starting 2009. Affiliated with "Roster Music", he has collaborated with a number of artists in Spain and internationally and considered one of the major Spanish DJs and producers. He mixed more than 100 tracks since 2009 and taken part in many music festivals.

His fame and international recognition increased after collaboration with Dominican reggaeton, house, Latin and dance act Henry Mendez with two charting hits "Te fuiste", "Rayos de sol" and "Noche de estrellas", hits in Spain and eventually internationally. According to PROMUSICAE, "Rayos de sol" was the third biggest single in Spain in 2012.[1] According to the same year-end chart, "Noche de estrellas" was the 43rd best selling single.



List of singles, with selected chart positions
Year Title Peak chart positions Certifications Album


2012 "Te fuiste"
(José de Rico & Henry Mendez)
34[8] 62
"Rayos de sol"
(José de Rico feat. Henry Mendez)
2[9] 11 10 16 4 8 Gold (SPAIN) [10]
(3rd best selling single in 2012 in Spain)
"Noche de estrellas"
(José de Rico & Henry Mendez feat. Jay Santos)
5[11] 157 (SPAIN) [10]
(43rd best selling single in 2012 in Spain)
2013 "Sientelo"
(José de Rico)
2014 "Soltera"
(José de Rico feat. Danny Romero & Fito Blanko)
2015 "Mas que una amiga"
(José de Rico feat. Adrián Rodríguez)
(José de Rico & Danny Romero)
2016 "Chocobongo"
(José de Rico & Henry Mendez)
"Que te aguante otro"
(José de Rico feat. Fito Blanko & D'William)
(José de Rico feat. Lucia Gil)
2017 "Bailemos"
(José de Rico feat. Crazy Design)
(José de Rico feat. Henry Mendez & Dani J)
Featured in
List of singles, with selected chart positions
Year Title Peak chart positions Certifications Album
2013 "Si te vuelvo a ver"
(DCS feat. José de Rico)
2014 "Me gusta"
(Dj R'AN feat. José de Rico, Willy William & Anna Tores)
"Si unas palabras bastan"
(Andy & Lucas feat. José de Rico)
2016 "Desnúdate"
(Dani J feat. José de Rico)
2017 "Una noche mas"
(DaniRep X José de Rico)
Other productions


  • 2008: "Come with Me" - Iñaki Santos & Jose de Rico (remix)
  • 2009: "Maiara" - Dario Nuñez & Jose de Rico
  • 2009: "La Colegiala" - Corleone Brazini, Jason Tregebov & Jose de Rico
  • 2009: "Bulgaria" - Miklov (Victor Magan & Jose de Rico remix)
  • 2009: "Ready" - Josepo feat Adri (Victor Magan & Jose de Rico remix)
  • 2009: "Una Rosa" - Juan Magan (Victor Magan & Jose de Rico remix)
  • 2009: "Scratch" - Rafa Peralta (Jose de Rico)
  • 2010: "Bata Bata" - Jason Tregebov & Jose de Rico (remix)
  • 2010: "It's Worth It" (Jose de Rico feat. Estela Martin)
  • 2010: "Eligibo" - Dario Nuñez feat. Samantha (Jose de Rico remix)
  • 2010: "Let's Dance" - Victor Magan & Jason Tregebov feat Estela Martin (Jose de Rio & Gio Lopez remix)
  • 2010: "Bocachica" - Jose de Rico feat. Fernando Vidal
  • 2010: "Wekelee" - Dario Nuñez & Jose AM feat. Henry Mendez (Jose de Rico From Stars remix)


  1. ^ PROMUSICAE: TOP 50 CANCIONES ANUAL 2012 Archived 2013-01-27 at WebCite
  2. ^ a b Jose De Rico discography (Spain)
  3. ^ Jose de Rico discography (Austria)
  4. ^ Henry Mendes discography (Belgium (Vlanders))
  5. ^ Henry Mendes discography (Belgium (Wallonia))
  6. ^ Jose de Rico discography (France)
  7. ^ Henry Mendes discography (Switzerland)
  8. ^ "Te fuiste" page
  9. ^ "Rayos de sol" page
  10. ^ a b "Top 50 Canciones Anual 2012" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-01-27. Retrieved 2013-01-15.
  11. ^ "Noche de estrellas" page
  12. ^ "Sientelo" page
  13. ^ "Si te vuelvo a ver" page

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