Greatest Hits (Ricky Martin album)

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Greatest hits album by Ricky Martin
Released July 11, 2011 (2011-07-11)
Recorded 1995–2011
Genre Latin pop, dance-pop
Length 71:11
Label Columbia
Producer Walter Afanasieff, Ian Blake, David Cabrera, Desmond Child, Emilio Estefan, Pablo Flores, Javier Garza, Danny López, Wally López, George Noriega, George Pajon Jr., K. C. Porter, Draco Rosa, Jon Secada, Scott Storch, Tommy Torres, will.i.am
Ricky Martin chronology
Música + Alma + Sexo
(2011)Música + Alma + Sexo2011
17 Greatest Hits
(2011)
Playlist: The Very Best of Ricky Martin
(2012)Playlist: The Very Best of Ricky Martin2012
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]

17 Greatest Hits is a greatest hits album by the Puerto Rican singer Ricky Martin. It was released exclusively in the United Kingdom on July 11, 2011.[2][3]

Greatest Hits was released one day before Ricky Martin's concert in London which was a part of his Música + Alma + Sexo World Tour. This compilation includes all of Martin's UK singles: "Livin' la Vida Loca" (number one for three weeks; platinum certification), "She Bangs" (number three; silver certification), "Nobody Wants to Be Lonely" (number four), "María" (number six), "Private Emotion" (number nine), "I Don't Care" (number eleven), "Shake Your Bon-Bon" (number twelve), "Loaded" (number nineteen) and "The Cup of Life" (number twenty-nine).

The album also includes "The Best Thing About Me Is You" which features English singer Joss Stone and "Más" (Wally Bilingual Remix). "The Best Thing About Me Is You" and album version of "Más" were originally included on Música + Alma + Sexo (2011). The album debuted at number twenty-four on the UK Albums Chart selling 5,083 copies.[4]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Livin' la Vida Loca"Luis Gómez Escolar, Desmond Child, Draco RosaChild, Rosa4:03
2."María" (Pablo Flores Spanglish Radio Edit)Escolar, K. C. Porter, Ian BlakeBlake, Porter, Javier Garza, Pablo Flores4:29
3."She Bangs"Child, Walter Afanasieff, Rosa, Glenn Monroig, Julia Sierra, Danny LópezRosa, Afanasieff4:40
4."Shake Your Bon-Bon"Child, Rosa, George NoriegaNoriega, Rosa3:09
5."Nobody Wants to Be Lonely" (with Christina Aguilera)Child, Victoria Shaw, Gary BurrAfanasieff4:09
6."The Cup of Life"Escolar, Child, RosaChild, Rosa4:31
7."La Bomba"Escolar, Porter, RosaPorter, Rosa4:34
8."I Don't Care" (featuring Fat Joe and Amerie)Joe Cartagena, Scott Storch, Sean GarrettStorch3:51
9."Private Emotion" (with Meja)Rob Hyman, Eric BazilianChild, Rosa4:00
10."She's All I Ever Had"Jon Secada, Rosa, NoriegaNoriega, Secada, Rosa, Afanasieff4:55
11."Come to Me"Rosa, David Resnik, James GoodwinEmilio Estefan, Noriega4:31
12."The Best Thing About Me Is You" (featuring Joss Stone)Child, Ricky Martin, Bazilian, Andreas CarlssonChild3:35
13."Spanish Eyes/Lola, Lola" (Medley) (Music from One Night Only video)Escolar, Child, Porter, Rosa, BlakeChild, Porter, Rosa5:46
14."Loaded" (George Noriega Radio Edit 2)Secada, Rosa, NoriegaEstefan, Noriega, Rosa3:48
15."It's Alright"Danny López, George Pajon Jr., Javier García, Soraya Lamillawill.i.am, López, Pajon, Martin3:31
16."Pégate" (MTV Unplugged Version) (Radio Edit)Roy Tavaré, Martin, Tommy TorresTorres, David Cabrera3:10
17."Más" (Wally Bilingual Remix)Child, Martin, Claudia Brant, Tainy, Ferras AlqaisiChild, Wally López4:29

Charts[edit]

Chart (2011) Peak
position
Scottish Albums (OCC)[5] 26
UK Albums (OCC)[6] 24

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalog
United Kingdom July 11, 2011 Columbia CD 88697940302

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