Pégate" ( English: "Get Closer") is the second single from Ricky Martin's first live album, (2006). It was released on December 19, 2006. The song was written by Martin, Roy Tavaré and MTV Unplugged Tommy Torres, and produced by Torres.
Composition [ edit ]
The song is a traditional
plena rhythm, a popular Puerto Rican genre played with three hand held drums or panderetas, among other instruments. In "Pégate", the traditional plena drums are played by the percussionists of the band Viento de agua, led by Tito Matos. Cuatro, a traditional string instrument from Puerto Rico, is played by Christian Nieves.
Chart performance [ edit ]
In the United States, "Pégate" peaked at number eleven on
s Billboard' Hot Latin Songs and at number nine on Latin Pop Airplay and Tropical Songs. It also reached number twenty-five on Latin Rhythm Airplay. With the help of remixes by Ralphi Rosario, "Pégate" also peaked at number six on the Dance Club Songs chart. In Spain, the song reached number thirteen on the Digital Singles Chart. In Mexico, the digital single was certified 4× Platinum for the sales of over 400,000 copies.
"Pégate" won the
ASCAP Latin Award in category Pop/Ballad Winning Song and also won the BMI Latin Award.
Formats and track listings [ edit ]
US promotional CD single
"Pégate" (Radio Edit) – 3:10
"Pégate" (Album Version) – 4:05
US promotional CD maxi-single
Ralphi Rosario Club Radio Mix) – 3:58 "Pégate" (Ralphi Rosario Hard Club Vox Remix) – 8:25
"Pégate" (Ralphi's Dirty Dub) – 13:39
"Pégate" (Ralphi Rosario Club Radio - Instrumental) – 3:58
"Pégate" (Ralphi Rosario Hard Club Vox - Instrumental) - 8:21
"Pégate" (Echo & Diesel Remix) – 3:37
Charts and certifications [ edit ]
Weekly charts [ edit ]
Year-end charts [ edit ]
US Latin Pop Songs (
Billboard)  15
Certifications and sales [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
External links [ edit ]