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Martin Buys Manhattan Home

8th May 2007

Latin heart-throb RICKY MARTIN has reportedly bought a $7 million (GBP3.5 million) condominium in New York City. The She Bangs singer, 35, has purchased a three-bedroom apartment in Noho, Manhattan, according to the New York...

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Arctic Monkeys Reveal 'Ricky Martin Inspiration'

19th April 2007

Arctic Monkeys have given some bizarre hints at the kind of music which influenced their new album, Favourite Worst Nightmare.Speaking to the radio station Xfm, frontman Alex turner said that the band "listened to all...

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Ricky Martin Defends Gay Pop Stars

2nd April 2007

Pop star RICKY MARTIN is urging gay stars to stop hiding their sexuality - and celebrate it. The singer, who has often been the subject of gossip linked to his sexuality, has applauded Mexican pin-up...

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Martin To Head Puerto Rico Day Parade

16th March 2007

Latin pop star RICKY MARTIN has been crowned king of the forthcoming 50th annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York City. Parade organisers have honoured the LIVIN' LA VIDA LOCA singer for his...

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Martin's Menudo Set For Rebirth On Reality Tv

7th March 2007

The boy band that gave RICKY MARTIN his big break is set for a rebirth, as part of a new reality TV show. MTV cameras will follow the fortunes of singers and dancers hoping to...

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Martin Puts Mansion Up For Sale

28th February 2007

Latino pop star RICKY MARTIN has put his Mediterranean-inspired Miami Beach mansion on the market for $16.9 million (GBP8.6 million). Boasting seven bedrooms, eight bathrooms and views over Biscayne Bay, the 9,491-square-foot (882 square metres)...

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Martin Defends Obscene Gesture

16th February 2007

LATEST: Singer RICKY MARTIN has defended his actions at a recent concert where he stuck up his middle finger while singing about US President GEORGE W. BUSH. Martin sang and danced with Bush at his...

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Martin Takes Swipe At Us President

15th February 2007

Singer RICKY MARTIN shocked fans at a recent concert in Puerto Rico by singing about US President GEORGE W BUSH and then giving him the finger. The 35-year-old sang and danced with Bush at the...

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J-lo: I Want A Family

5th January 2007

Jennifer Lopez has said that her large family upbringing has made her keen to start her own.The multi-talented singer and actress is currently married to Marc Anthony and rumours have done the rounds since their...

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Lopez Is Leading Hispanic

4th January 2007

JENNIFER LOPEZ has been named one of the world's top Hispanics, beating political leaders and religious figures in a new list. Magazine People en Espanol featured Lopez on its front cover and inside named her...

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Shakira And Marquez Launch Child Poverty Foundation

13th December 2006

Pop star SHAKIRA joined forces with fellow famous Colombian, author GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ, in Panama City on Tuesday (12DEC06) to launch a child poverty foundation. The HIPS DON'T LIE singer and 100 YEARS OF SOLITUDE...

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Mexican Tv Host Velasco Dies

27th November 2006

Mexican TV host RAUL VELASCO died on Sunday (26NOV06) in Acapulco after a long battle with ill health. He was 73. Velasco hosted SIEMPRE EN DOMINGO, one of Mexico's most popular and enduring television programmes...

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Martin Getting In Touch With His Inner Child

15th November 2006

Puerto Rican singer RICKY MARTIN takes time every day to connect with his inner child, because he missed out on a normal childhood after finding fame aged only 12. The LIVIN' LA VIDA LOCA heart-throb...

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Martin: 'I Want To Keep My Privacy'

15th November 2006

Pop star RICKY MARTIN has vowed to shun the limelight out of respect for his close family and friends. The Puerto Rican singer is thrilled he's found international fame as an artist but refuses to...

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Martin Planning To Adopt

14th November 2006

Latino pop star RICKY MARTIN is planning to follow in the footsteps of ANGELINA JOLIE and MADONNA by adopting a brood of underprivileged children. The SHE BANGS singer is already helping to house Indian street...

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Martin: I'm Not A Diva'

10th November 2006

Latin singer RICKY MARTIN refuses to have an entourage, even when he is travelling around the world - because it makes him feel "useless". The LIVIN' LA VIDA LOCA singer often travels alone after fulfilling...

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The Things They Say 3300

8th November 2006

"One day, I was dancing on my grandfather's balcony. I got hold of an aunt's hairbrush, pretended it was a mic and started singing in front of everyone." Latin star RICKY MARTIN admits his career...

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Fascinating Fact 2317

28th October 2006

LIVIN' LA VIDA LOCA singer RICKY MARTIN will become the youngest Latin Recording Academy Person of The Year honoree when he claims the prize in New York next Wednesday (01NOV06).

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Martin Defends Madonna

26th October 2006

Pop star RICKY MARTIN has hit out at press for criticising MADONNA's adoption of 13-month-old DAVID BANDA, insisting she's an "exemplary" mother and an inspiration for others thinking of adoption - including himself The...

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Martin Calls For Help Against Human Trafficking

26th September 2006

Latino star RICKY MARTIN has called for more voices to join the fight against human trafficking. Martin spoke to campaigners at the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington DC yesterday (25SEP06), to back the Call And...

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Fascinating Fact 2011

28th August 2006

CHANNING TATUM, the star of hit dance movie STEP UP, was an extra in RICKY MARTIN's SHE BANGS music video.

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Fascinating Fact 1973

18th August 2006

RICKY MARTIN will be honoured as the 2006 Latin Recording Academy Person of The Year at a pre Latin Grammy Awards gala in New York City.

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Tatum And Dewan Step-up Real Life Romance

14th August 2006

CHANNING TATUM and JENNA DEWAN have taken their romance from hit teen dance film STEP UP off the big screen and into real life. The film shocked US box office observers over the weekend (ends...

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Ricky Martin Unplugs

12th July 2006

Latino pop superstar RICKY MARTIN is set to go acoustic to record an MTV UNPLUGGED special next month (AUG06) in his adopted Miami, Florida. The LIVIN' LA VIDA LOCA singer is recruiting string and horn...

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Menudo Making A Comeback

8th June 2006

A talent search is underway to find singers for an updated version of Latin boy band MENUDO. The original Menudo sold more than 40 million records in the 1980s and early 1990s and produced several...

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Cher Sells Florida Home

30th May 2006

Pop veteran CHER has sold her Miami, Florida, mansion for a staggering $8.8 million (GBP4.8 million). The IF I COULD TURN BACK TIME star has only just finished a two-year renovation job on the massive...

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Martin Vows To Cut Kid Trafficking

17th May 2006

Puerto Rican pop hunk RICKY MARTIN took time out of his European tour to lend his support to a new initiative to curb child trafficking and exploitation. Through his charity, The Ricky Martin Foundation, the...

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Destiny's Child Honoured At Mtv Asia Awards

8th May 2006

Disbanded R+B trio DESTINY'S CHILD have been honoured for their contribution to international pop music at the MTV Asia Awards 2006. Singer KELLY ROWLAND accepted the award on behalf of herself and her former bandmates...

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Spanish Star Durcal Dies

26th March 2006

Spanish singer/actress ROCIO DURCAL died on Saturday (25MAR06) following a long battle with cancer. She was 61. The SONG OF YOUTH hitmaker, real name MARIA DE LOS ANGELES DE LAS HERAS ORTIZ, passed away in...

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London's Party In The Park On Hold

14th February 2006

Annual London concert Party In The Park has been put on hiatus for the second year running, because organisers fear the supergig has lost its attraction for fans. British royal PRINCE CHARLES' charity the...

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