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Award-winning photographer Ian Cuttler Sala dead after car crash involving Salma Hayek's brother

Award-winning photographer Ian Cuttler Sala dead after car crash involving Salma Hayek's brother

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Photographer Ian Sala revealed to be the unknown passenger killed in Sami Hayek's Sunday car crash.
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Ricky Martin, Carlos Gonzalez end four-year romance

Ricky Martin, Carlos Gonzalez end four-year romance

Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Ricky Martin and his partner Carlos Gonzalez have split.
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Ricky Martin and Carlos Gonzalez end 4-year romance

Ricky Martin and Carlos Gonzalez end 4-year romance

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Ricky Martin's publicist has confirmed the U.S. pop star and his longtime partner, Carlos Gonzalez, have ended their four-year romance.

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Ricky Martin wants to live in Andalucia for a few months

MADRID, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Puerto Rican musician Ricky Martin said he plans to live in Andalucia, Spain, for a few months with his twin sons because he fell in love with the region.

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'Evita' to end Broadway run Jan. 26

'Evita' to end Broadway run Jan. 26

NEW YORK, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- The Broadway revival of "Evita" is to close Jan. 26, the show's producers announced Tuesday.
Martin, Roger leaving Broadway's 'Evita'

Martin, Roger leaving Broadway's 'Evita'

NEW YORK, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Ricky Martin, Elena Roger and Michael Cerveris are to play their final performances in the Broadway revival of "Evita" in January, producers said.
New Broadway musical to feature Diane Warren's songs

New Broadway musical to feature Diane Warren's songs

NEW YORK, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Broadway producer Dede Harris says she has optioned Diane Warren's song catalog and intends to use her songs in a stage musical.
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Ricky Martin to star in NBC show, specials

Ricky Martin to star in NBC show, specials

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., July 30 (UPI) -- Universal Television says it has signed a deal with U.S. singer-actor Ricky Martin to develop his first network television series and specials.
'Death,' 'Follies' lead Drama Desk nods

'Death,' 'Follies' lead Drama Desk nods

NEW YORK, April 27 (UPI) -- "Death Takes a Holiday" and "Follies" led the field with 10 nods a piece when Drama Desk Award nominations were announced Friday in New York.
'Guvnors,' 'Once' earn Drama League nods

'Guvnors,' 'Once' earn Drama League nods

NEW YORK, April 24 (UPI) -- "Clybourne Park," "The Columnist," "The Lyons" and "One Man, Two Guvnors" are among the nominees for New York's Drama League Award for Best Play.
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Lady Gaga, Ricky Martin win GLAAD Awards

Lady Gaga, Ricky Martin win GLAAD Awards

NEW YORK, March 26 (UPI) -- Lady Gaga, Ricky Martin, "The Oprah Winfrey Show" and "Dancing with the Stars" were honored at the 23rd annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York.
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Ricky Martin (born Enrique Martín Morales on December 24, 1971) is a Puerto Rican pop singer and actor who achieved prominence, first as a member of the Latin boy band Menudo, then as a solo artist since 1991.

During his career he has sold more than 60 million albums worldwide. He is the founder of Ricky Martin Foundation (in Spanish Fundación Ricky Martin), a non-profit charity organization. Ricky Martin's exuberant 1999 single "Livin' la Vida Loca" made him a prominent figure of Latin dance-pop. Martin got his start with the all-boy pop group Menudo; after five years with the group, he released his Spanish-language solo album, Ricky Martin, in 1991. He also acted on stage and on TV in Mexico, becoming a modest star there. In 1994 he starred on the American TV soap opera General Hospital, playing a Puerto Rican singer. In 1999, after several albums in Spanish, he released his first English-language album (also titled Ricky Martin), which included the salsa-style "Livin' la Vida Loca". The album sold 17 million copies and brought Martin international fame. His other albums include A Medio Vivir (1995), Vuelve (1998), Sound Loaded (2000, with the hit "She Bangs"), Life (2005), and the compilation album Ricky Martin 17 (2008). In 2010 Martin announced that he was a "fortunate homosexual man", ending years of fan speculation on the topic.

On the edge of the new millennium, Martin—almost by himself—gave Latino music an international face. An acclaimed performance at the 1999 Grammy Awards launched Martin into worldwide super-stardom. As Entertainment Weekly's Andrew Essex reported, "his leather-pants, electro-pelvis version of 'La Copa de la Vida' single-handedly goosed a very dull telecast, earning him a standing ovation."

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