Ricky Martin (1991 album)

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Ricky Martin
Rickymartinalbum1991.jpg
Studio album by Ricky Martin
Released November 26, 1991 (1991-11-26)
Recorded 1990–91; Mexico City
Genre
Length 42:56
Label
Producer Mariano Pérez
Ricky Martin chronology
Ricky Martin
(1991)
Me Amarás
(1993)Me Amarás1993
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 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[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.