May 30, 2001 - Ricky Martin
was featured on Monday night's replay of the World Music Awards in Monaco
as he performed Nobody Wants to Be Lonely with Christina Aguilera as well
as Loaded. Ricky also accepted awards for Worlds Best Selling Male Artist
and Latin Male Artist.
28, 2001 - July's Vibe magazine features a big spread with Ricky Martin
modeling new clothing lines. Ricky says, "Simplicity is sexy sometimes,
but sexy is daring too."
May 26, 2001 - US Weekly
reports Ricky Martin was spotted in his pajamas "goofing off with some
of his band members in a hallway in the Crown Towers hotel in Melbourne,
May 25, 2001 - The New York
Post's Liz Smith is reporting Carmen Electra has been hotly persuing Ricky
Martin following their meeting at the World Music Awards. Liz reports Carmen
has been sending him her lingerie and she's been attending almost all of
his concerts. Ricky is said to be flattered but hasn't succumbed to her
advances, instead concentrating on his career.
May 22, 2001 - The New York
Post's Cindy Adams reports Ricky Martin was spotted with a cigarette and
kinfolk, buying a Yankee cap which he put on p.d.q. at a W. 55th bodega.
May 19, 2001 - WireImage.com
has several photos of Ricky Martin from his Today Show performance on Friday
in New York. Check them out here.
May 18, 2001 - Ricky Martin
was on David Letterman Thursday night to perform Loaded.
May 17, 2001 - Ricky Martin
performed at the Miss Universe Pageant on Friday in Puerto Rico.
May 15, 2001 - Ricky Martin
will be David Letterman's guest on Thursday. Jack Hanna will be Dave's
May 13, 2001 - The New York
Daily News reports Ricky Martin asked for set changes and other amenities
all week long at the Miss Universe Pagent. A source groused, "You would
have thought they were about to crown him."
May 10, 2001 - The New York
Daily News reports Ricky Martin's former backup dancer Mecca Dyas revealed
sketchy details about her relationship with Ricky. Dyas says "This gay
stuff that keeps coming out, that is so annoying, because, I'm sorry, I
know myself. God, Ricky digs women." Dyas wouldn't go into specific details
though. Read more.
May 10, 2001 - Worldpop reports
a Hong Kong court imposed a £585 fine on Cathay Pacific Airways after
19 Russian crew members were found on Ricky's private jet attempting to
enter the territory without visas.
May 8, 2001 - WireImage.com
has several photos of Ricky Martin from the World Music Awards. Click here
for their gallery.
May 6, 2001 - Ricky Martin
is featured in an autographed photo auction on ebay. The 8x10 picture,
item #1428627954, is unbid at $14.99 and the auction ends May 13th.
May 4, 2001 - Bill Murray
appeared on Late Night with David Letterman on Thursday where he performed
Ricky Martin's She Bangs in a black outfit with a red cummerbund.
May 4, 2001 - Ricky Martin
won World's Best Selling Pop Male Artist, World's Best Selling Latin Male
Artist, and World's Best Selling Dance Male Artist at the World Music Awards
in Monaco on Wednesday in Monaco. Ricky also performed Nobody Wants To
Be Lonely with Christina Aguilera.
May 2, 2001 - The Los Angeles
Times surveyed "22 of the most powerful executives in the record business"
for comments on the future of top current musicians, including the Ricky
Martin. An executive said of Ricky, "Ricky Martin already seems dated...
he's always going to be identified with that one song." Read more.
May 2, 2001 - The New York
Post's Cindy Adams reports Ricky Martin is considering becoming an actor
but no comedic roles because he thinks he's lousy at telling jokes.
May 1, 2001 - Ricky Martin's
producer Draco Rosa was arrested after joining a group of people trying
to stop a US Navy bombing training exercise on the island of Vieques, off
Ricky's homeland Puerto Rico. Ricky was also singled out by US Navy Lt.
Jeff Gordon who said, "People like Ricky Martin have no idea what they
are talking about. I would love to have them come down here and have a
Navy briefing about the situation." Read more.
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