Ricky Martin is a lot of things: a Broadway actor, philanthropist, singer, crossover star, and you can add “Headliner of a Vegas Residency” to his very long list of accomplishments. VH1 is excited to announce that Ricky Martin: Behind The Vegas Residency will premiere Monday, September 4th at 10PM ET/PT. This one-hour special will give viewers an all-access, behind the scenes look at Ricky Martin’s road to Vegas. You’re about to get an up close and personal look at every candid moment, career flashback and intimate encounter with his friends and family as Ricky preps for the 7 week Las Vegas run.
Multiple Grammy Award winner and Latin Grammy award winner Ricky Martin is the leading Latin Music figure of his generation. Beloved by fans worldwide for his instinctive understanding of rhythm, passion for performing and equal compassion for giving, Ricky Martin set-off on his own musical path with the 1991 release of his self-titled debut solo album. With the escalating success of singles such as “Maria” and his globally embraced 1998 World Cup Anthem “La Copa de la Vida” (“The Cup of Life”), Martin vaulted to the level of bona fide global superstar and the natural performer to lead an oncoming cultural revolution.
Declared an international pop icon and Latin Music’s Global Ambassador by Billboard and recognized by the Latin Recording Academy as it’s youngest-ever “Person of the Year” honoree, Ricky Martin has sold over 85 million albums and continues to perform to sold-out stadium and arena audiences throughout the world. Martin’s career also includes Broadway runs in Les Miserables and EVITA, as well as television appearances on GLEE and the upcoming FX series American Crime Story: Versace.” Martin has been the recipient of dozens of prestigious international awards saluting both his career achievements and far-reaching philanthropic efforts. His extensive charitable work is spearheaded through the programs of the Ricky Martin Foundation, which advocates for the well-being of children around the globe in critical areas such as social justice, education and health. The special is executive produced by Martin, as well as the producers at 51 Minds.
Don’t mind us, we’ll just be listening to Martin’s entire discography in the meantime because this news has us…
Ricky Martin talks about the moment he came out to the world and how it made him feel.