Mau y Ricky

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Mau y Ricky
Also known asMR (2011–2015)
Years active2011-present
Labels
Members
  • Mauricio Montaner
  • Ricardo Montaner

Mau y Ricky is a band composed of Venezuelan brothers Mauricio and Ricardo Montaner. They were nominated for the 2018 Latin Grammy Award for Best New Artist and Song of the Year. The duo first formed as MR in 2011 until 2015.[1]

Early life[edit]

Mauricio Sebastián and Ricardo Andrés Montaner were born in Caracas, Venezuela to filmmaker Marlene Rodríguez and Ricardo Montaner, an Argentine-born Venezuelan singer-songwriter.[2][3] They were raised until the ages of 7 and 10 in Caracas[4] before moving to Miami, Florida.[3] They have a sister Eva Luna and two older half-brothers, Alejandro Manuel and Héctor Eduardo from their father's first marriage.[2] Mau y Ricky are bilingual, speaking English and Spanish. They began studying music at the ages of 4 and 6 years respectively.[5]

Career[edit]

Mau y Ricky started their music career playing weekly at a church in a band they co-founded.[5] Mau y Ricky have written songs for singers including Thalía, Leslie Grace,[6] Miguel Bosé, Diego Boneta, Cristian Castro, and Ednita Nazario.[3][7] Mau was one of the song-writers of "Vente Pa' Ca", sung by Ricky Martin featuring Maluma.[8] In April 2018, their song "Mi Mala" with Karol G peaked at 44 on the Hot Latin Songs.[9] At the 2018 Lo Nuestro Awards, Mau y Ricky performed "Será" and "Tan Enamorados" with their father Ricardo Montaner.[10]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of studio albums with selected details
Title Studio album details Peaks
US
Latin

[11]
US
Latin
Pop

[12]
Para Aventuras y Curiosidades 22 5

Extended plays[edit]

List of extended plays with selected details
Title Details
Arte

Singles[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

List of singles as lead artist, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
VEN
[14]
ARG
[15]
COL
[16]
ECU
[17]
MEX
[18]
SPA
[19]
URU
[20]
US
Latin

[21]
US
Latin
Airplay

[22]
US
Latin
Pop

[23]
"Hoy" 2011 Non-album single
"Preguntas" 2013
"Iré tras de ti" 2014
"Voy Que Quemo" 2016
"Para Olvidarte" Arte
"Mi Mala"
(with Karol G)
2017 68 Para Aventuras y Curiosidades
"Mi Mala (Remix)"
(with Karol G featuring Becky G, Leslie Grace and Lali)
2018 30 10 68 15 57 8 38 33 21
"Bailoteame"
(with Agustín Casanova and Abraham Mateo)
8 Non-album single
"22" 32 Para Aventuras y Curiosidades
"Ya No Tiene Novio"
(with Sebastián Yatra)
19 2 5 16 21 27 2 12 1 1
  • PROMUSICAE: Platinum[30]
"Desconocidos"
(with Manuel Turizo and Camilo)
5 10 2 15 31 25 31 40 21
  • ASINCOL: Platinum[31]
  • IFPI PER: 2× Platinum[27]
  • PROMUSICAE: Platinum[32]
  • RIAA: 4× Platinum (Latin)[29]
"Aventura"
(with V-One)
64 Non-album singles
"Faldita"
(with Leslie Shaw)
2019 31
"Anda Pal Carajo (APC)"
(with XAXO and Rudy Mancuso)
"La Boca"
(with Camilo)
Para Aventuras y Curiosidades
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

As featured artist[edit]

List of singles as featured artist, with chart positions, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peaks Certifications Album
ARG
[15]
MEX
[18]
SPA
[33]
URU
[20]
"Qué Tienes Tú"
(Dvicio featuring Jesús Reik and Mau y Ricky)
2018 16 28
  • PROMUSICAE: Platinum[34]
Qué Tienes Tú
"Sin Querer Queriendo"
(Lali featuring Mau y Ricky)
14 13 Brava
"Esto No Es Sincero"
(Adexe & Nau featuring Mau y Ricky)
Binomio Perfecto
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Promotional singles[edit]

List of promotional singles
Title Year Peaks Album
VEN
[14]
ECU
[17]
"Mal de La Cabeza"
(with Becky G)
2018 82 83 Para Aventuras y Curiosidades
"Japonesa"
"Perdóname" 2019
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Notes

Other appearances[edit]

List of other appearances, showing year released and album name
Title Year Other artist(s) Album
"Sin Querer Queriendo" 2018 Lali Brava

Awards[edit]

At the 18th Annual Latin Grammy Awards in 2017, Mau y Ricky were nominated for the Latin Grammy Award for Best New Artist for their album Arte and the Latin Grammy Award for Song of the Year for "Vente Pa' Ca".[8] The duo won the Gardel Award for Song of the Year for their song "Sin Querer Queriendo", alongside Lali.[35]

Personal life[edit]

Mau and Ricky reside in Miami, Florida.[3]

Concert tours[edit]

Opening act[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "No solo son los hijos de Ricardo Montaner: conoce más sobre Mau y Ricky". Univision (in Spanish). Retrieved May 4, 2018.
  2. ^ a b Andonie, Luisa (May 16, 2017). "Mau y Ricky Are on Track to Live Up to Their Iconic Father's Legacy With EP Arte". Miami New Times. Retrieved April 20, 2018.
  3. ^ a b c d Mangal, Mayra (April 15, 2016). "Conoce a Mau y Ricky, los hijos de Ricardo Montaner". People en Español (in Spanish). Retrieved April 20, 2018.
  4. ^ "Get to Know Venezuelan-Born Sibling Duo Mau y Ricky". Billboard. Retrieved April 21, 2018.
  5. ^ a b CMTV. "CMTV - Biografía de Mau y Ricky". www.cmtv.com.ar (in Spanish). Retrieved April 20, 2018.
  6. ^ "Mau Y Ricky Premiere 'Voy Que Quemo' Music Video: Watch". Billboard. Retrieved April 21, 2018.
  7. ^ "Mau Y Ricky on Learning to Follow Their Intuition for Upcoming Album". Billboard. Retrieved April 21, 2018.
  8. ^ a b EFE (April 7, 2018). "Mau y Ricky Montaner despegan en su carrera tras el éxito de "Vente pa'ca"". El Nacional (in Spanish). Retrieved April 20, 2018.
  9. ^ "Mau y Ricky Mi Mala Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved April 20, 2018.
  10. ^ "Ricardo Montaner Performs Greatest Hits With Children Mau Y Ricky, Evaluna At Premio Lo Nuestro [VIDEO]". Latin Times. February 23, 2018. Retrieved April 21, 2018.
  11. ^ "Mau y Ricky Chart History (Top Latin Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved May 14, 2018.
  12. ^ "Mau y Ricky Chart History (Latin Pop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved May 14, 2018.
  13. ^ Cordero, Rosy (January 8, 2019). "Mau And Ricky Celebrate Premio Lo Nuestro Nominations, Announce New Album". Forbes. Retrieved January 8, 2019.
  14. ^ a b Peak positions in Venezuela:
  15. ^ a b Peak positions in Argentina:
  16. ^ Peak positions in Colombia:
  17. ^ a b Peak positions in Ecuador:
  18. ^ a b "Chart Search: Mexico Airplay (2018-09-22)". Billboardm. Retrieved September 18, 2018.
  19. ^ "Discography Mau y Ricky". spanishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved May 4, 2018.
  20. ^ a b Peak positions in Uruguay:
  21. ^ "Mau y Ricky Chart History (Hot Latin Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved May 8, 2018.
  22. ^ "Mau y Ricky Chart History (Latin Airplay)". Billboard. Retrieved May 8, 2018.
  23. ^ "Mau y Ricky Chart History (Latin Pop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved May 8, 2018.
  24. ^ a b c "Mau y Ricky on Instagram". Instagram. Retrieved May 4, 2018.
  25. ^ Solís, Erik (March 23, 2019). "Mau y Ricky llevaron la fiesta hasta el Pepsi Center". Milenio (in Spanish). Retrieved March 26, 2019.
  26. ^ "Mau y Ricky on Instagram". Instagram. March 21, 2018. Retrieved October 10, 2018.
  27. ^ a b "Mau y Ricky on Instagram". Instagram. Retrieved February 5, 2019.
  28. ^ "Mau y Ricky | Encuentros digitales". El Mundo (in Spanish). October 8, 2018. Retrieved October 10, 2018.
  29. ^ a b "Gold & Platinum: Mau y Ricky". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved October 13, 2018.
  30. ^ "Sebastián Yatra & Mau y Ricky – Ya No Tiene Novio". elportaldemusica.es. Productores de Música de España. Retrieved October 30, 2018.
  31. ^ "#Desconocidos es Disco de Platino en Colombia!! GRACIAS GRACIAS GRACIAS!!". Instagram. Retrieved January 24, 2018.
  32. ^ "Mau y Ricky & Manuel Turizo feat. Camilo – Desconocidos". elportaldemusica.es. Productores de Música de España. Retrieved February 12, 2019.
  33. ^ "Top 100 Canciones – Semana 5: del 25.01.2018 al 31.01.2019" (in Spanish). Productores de Música de España. Retrieved February 6, 2019.
  34. ^ "Qué Tienes Tú – DVICIO ft. Mau y Ricky". elportaldemusica.es (in Spanish). Productores de Música de España. Retrieved October 10, 2018.
  35. ^ "Lali Wins Big at Premios Gardel". Billboard. May 15, 2019. Retrieved May 15, 2019.
  36. ^ "Los hijos de Montaner estarán con los Teen Angels". Infobae (in Spanish). July 5, 2011. Retrieved May 4, 2018.

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