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Ricky Vela

Ricky Vela

American songwriter and keyboardist for the band Selena y Los Dinos
Ricky Vela
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Intro American songwriter and keyboardist for the band Selena y Los Dinos
Is Songwriter Musician Keyboardist
From United States of America
Type Music
Gender male
Tejano music
Keyboard instrument
Peoplepill ID ricky-vela
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Ricardo "Ricky" Vela is an American songwriter and keyboardist for the band Selena y Los Dinos.


Vela has either written or co-written these following songs that topped on Billboard 200, Billboard Latin Songs, and Mexican Regional Songs charts.

Name of Song Peak Position Year
"Dame Un Beso" N/A 1986
"Soy Amiga" N/A 1986
"Dame Tu Amor" 31 (Billboard Hot Ringtones) 6 (Billboard Hot Latin Songs) 1986
"Cuando Despierto" N/A 1987
"Tu No Sabes" N/A 1987
"Ven A Verme" N/A 1987
"Sabes" N/A 1988
"Como Te Quiero/Yo A Ti" N/A 1988
"Como Quisisera" N/A 1988
"Cariño Mio" N/A 1988
"Quisiera Darte" N/A 1988
"Tengo Ganas De Llorar" N/A 1990
"Si La Quieres" N/A 1992
"Yo Te Sigo Queriendo" N/A 1992
"Las Cadenas" N/A 1992
"No Debes Jugar" 3 (Billboard Hot Latin Tracks) 3 (Billboard Latin Regional Mexican Airplay) 3 (Latin Pop Airplay) 1993
"La Llamada" 5 (Billboard Hot Latin Tracks) 6 (Latin Regional Mexican Airplay) 8 (Latin Pop Airplay) 1993
"Tu Robaste Mi Corazon" 5 (Billboard Latin Tracks) 8 (Billboard Latin Regional Mexican Airplay) 6 (Billboard Latin Pop) 1993
"No Me Queda Más" 1 (Hot Latin Tracks) 1 (Latin Regional Airplay) 13 (Latin Pop Airplay) 1994
"'Fotos y Recuerdos" 1 (Hot Latin Tracks) 1 (Latin Regional Mexican Airplay) 12 (Latin Pop Airplay) 1994
"El Chico del Apartamento 512" 6 (Hot Latin Charts) 7 (Latin Regional Mexican Airplay) 6 (Latin Pop Airplay) 1994
"Tus Desprecios" N/A 1994
"Ya No" N/A 1994
"Fuiste Mala" N/A 1999
"Esperandote" 6 (Hot Latin Charts) 3 (Latin Pop Airplay) 1996

Awards and nominations

Ricky Vela has been nominated for seven awards and won two awards. His works include Dame Un Beso which gave him more recognition in the Tejano world.

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