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
Studio album by Ricky Martin
Released November 26, 1991 (1991-11-26)
Recorded 1990-1991; Mexico City
Genre Latin music, pop
Length 42:56
Label Sony Music Mexico, CBS International
Producer Mariano Pérez
Ricky Martin chronology
Ricky Martin
Me Amarás
Singles from Ricky Martin (1991)
  1. "Fuego Contra Fuego"
    Released: June 24, 1991
  2. "El Amor de Mi Vida"
    Released: September 2, 1991
  3. "Vuelo"
    Released: January 13, 1992
  4. "Dime Que Me Quieres"
    Released: April 6, 1992
  5. "Susana"
    Released: August 3, 1992
  6. "Juego de Ajedrez"
    Released: October 5, 1992
  7. "Ser Feliz"
    Released: January 4, 1993
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]

Ricky Martin is the eponymous debut album by Puerto Rican singer Ricky Martin, released on November 26, 1991 by Sony Music Mexico and CBS International.

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 4:13
2. "Dime Que Me Quieres"   Frances Lay 3:14
3. "Vuelo"   Fernando Riba, Kiko Campos 3:58
4. "Conmigo Nadie Puede"   Michael Sullivan, Paulo Massadas 3:17
5. "Te Voy a Conquistar"   Sullivan, Massadas 4:15
6. "Juego de Ajedrez"   Manuel Pacho 2:43
7. "Corazón Entre Nubes"   Carlos Colla, Marcos Valle 3:39
8. "Ser Feliz"   Sullivan, Massadas 4:38
9. "El Amor de Mi Vida"   Eddie Sierra 4:56
10. "Susana"   Caroline Bogman, Ferdy Lancee, Mark Foggo 4:54
11. "Popotitos"   Larry Williams 3:17

Charts and certifications[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

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

Certifications and sales[edit]

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

^shipments figures based on certification alone


  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. February 20, 1996. Retrieved March 12, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Bigrafia de Ricky Martin". Biografías y Vidas. Retrieved March 12, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Ricky Martin – Chart history" Billboard Latin Pop Albums for Ricky Martin. Retrieved January 15, 2016.