Ricky Martin (1991 album)

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This article is about Ricky Martin's 1991 eponymous debut album. For his second eponymous album, released in 1999, see Ricky Martin (1999 album).
Ricky Martin
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Studio album by Ricky Martin
Released November 26, 1991 (1991-11-26)
Recorded 1990-1991
Sony Studios
(Mexico City, Mexico)
Genre Latin pop · Pop rock · Latin music
Length 42:56
Label Sony Music México · CBS Discos
Producer Mariano Pérez Bautista
Ricky Martin chronology
Ricky Martin
(1991)
Me Amarás
(1993)
Singles from Ricky Martin (1991)
  1. "Fuego Contra Fuego"
    Released: August 19, 1991 (1991-08-19)
  2. "El Amor de Mi Vida"
    Released: January 20, 1992 (1992-01-20)
  3. "Vuelo"
    Released: March 30, 1992 (1992-03-30)
  4. "Dime Que Me Quieres"
    Released: June 8, 1992 (1992-06-08)
  5. "Susana"
    Released: August 3, 1992 (1992-08-03)
  6. "Juego de Ajedrez"
    Released: October 5, 1992 (1992-10-05)
  7. "Ser Feliz"
    Released: January 11, 1993 (1993-01-11)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]

Ricky Martin (1991) is the eponymous debut studio album recorded by Puerto Rican singer Ricky Martin, It was released by Sony Music México and CBS Discos on November 26, 1991 (see 1991 in music) and produced by Spanish composter and record producer Mariano Pérez Bautista.

Chart performance[edit]

Ricky Martin peaked at number five on the Latin Pop Albums in the US and sold over 500,000 copies worldwide.[2] It was certified Gold in Mexico, Chile, Argentina, Colombia and Puerto Rico.[3][4] The album includes Martin's first solo hits: "Fuego Contra Fuego," "El Amor de Mi Vida" and "Vuelo."

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Fuego Contra Fuego" Carlos Gómez · Mariano Pérez 4:19
2. "Dime Que Me Quieres" Frances Lay 3:16
3. "Vuelo" Fernando Riba · Kiko Campos 3:58
4. "Conmigo Nadie Puede" Michael Sullivan · Paulo Massadas 3:18
5. "Te Voy a Conquistar" Michael Sullivan · Paulo Massadas 4:15
6. "Juego de Ajedrez" Manuel Pacho 2:43
7. "Corazón Entre Nubes" Carlos Colla · Marcos Valle 3:39
8. "Ser Feliz" Michael Sullivan · Paulo Massadas 4:38
9. "El Amor de Mi Vida" Eddie Sierra 4:57
10. "Susana" Caroline Bogman · Ferdy Lancee · Mark Foggo 4:54
11. "Popotitos" Larry Williams 3:18

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1992) Peak
position
US Latin Pop Albums (Billboard)[5] 5

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1992) Position
US Latin Pop Albums (Billboard)[6] 12

Certifications and sales[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Argentina (CAPIF)[3] Gold 30,000^
Chile[3] Gold 10,000
Colombia[3] Gold 30,000
Mexico (AMPROFON)[3] Gold 100,000^
Puerto Rico[3] Gold 10,000
Summaries
Worldwide 500,000[2]

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ AllMusic review
  2. ^ a b "Ricky Martin - Biografia" (in Polish). Sony Music Poland. Archived from the original on February 23, 2011. Retrieved November 22, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f "Ricky Martin Vuelve a Brillar". El Tiempo (in Spanish). February 20, 1996. Retrieved March 12, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Bigrafia de Ricky Martin" (in Spanish). Biografías y Vidas. Retrieved March 12, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Ricky Martin – Chart history" Billboard Latin Pop Albums for Ricky Martin. Retrieved January 15, 2016.
  6. ^ "The Year in Music" (PDF). Billboard. December 26, 1992. p. 50. Retrieved December 8, 2016.