In other countries, it was a top ten hit, certified multi-Platinum, Platinum, Gold and Silver around the world.The second single, "She's All I Ever Had" topped the US Hot Latin Songs and Latin Pop Airplay charts, reached number two on the Billboard Hot 100, number three in Canada, number eight in New Zealand and number ten in Finland.His second Spanish-language solo album, Me Amarás (1993) featured further successful singles: "Me Amarás", "Que Dia Es Hoy" and "Entre el Amor y los Halagos".Martin's third Spanish-language album, A Medio Vivir (1995) included his international breakthrough single, "María"."She Bangs" was certified Platinum in Australia, Gold in Sweden and Silver in the UK.It won Latin Grammy Award for Best Short Form Music Video.It topped the Billboard Hot 100 for five consecutive weeks and was certified Platinum by the RIAA for selling over 1.1 million of physical copies."Livin' la Vida Loca" also topped many other Billboard charts including Hot Latin Songs and Latin Pop Airplay.
"María" has sold over five million copies worldwide.
It also became Martin's first number-one on the UK Singles Chart where it has sold 900,000 copies and was certified Platinum.
"Livin' la Vida Loca" also reached number one in Canada, Ireland and New Zealand.
Martin released his debut solo album, the Spanish-language Ricky Martin, in November 1991.
It included hit singles: "Fuego Contra Fuego", "El Amor de Mi Vida" and "Vuelo".