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Enrique Martín Morales (born December 24, 1971), commonly known as Ricky Martin, is a Puerto Rican singer, songwriter, actor, and author. Martin began his career at age twelve with the all-boy pop group Menudo. After five years with the group, he released several Spanish-language solo albums throughout the 1990s. He also acted on stage and on TV in Mexico, becoming a modest star in the country.

Martin voiced the character Hercules in the Latin American Spanish version of the movie. He also recorded a Spanish-language version of "Go the Distance" from the Hercules soundtrack called "No Importa La Distancia" (English: "No Matter the Distance"). It was released as a single on September 15, 1997. Later, it was included on Martin's 1998 album Vuelve. A music video was also released. The song reached number ten on the Latin Pop Songs in the United States.

He was also mentioned in the Lizzie McGuire episode "Come Fly with Me".