Maelo Ruiz is a Latin Grammy-nominated Puerto Rican Salsa romántica singer.
Maelo was born Ismael Ruiz Hernandez in New York City on October 22, 1966. His family moved to Puerto Rico while he still a child.
Maelo’s music career started in 1985 with Pedro Conga and his International Orchestra. Their big hit together was “No te Quites La Ropa.”
The artist’s biggest hits include “Atrévete,” “Vicio”, “Quiero Volver,” “Si Supieras,” “Te Quiero Amor,” and “Me Niegas Tango Amor.”
Maelo’s “Puro Corazón” earned a Latin Grammy nomination for Best Salsa Album in 2008.
Maelo Ruiz in New York City
Maelo Ruiz sings Salsa Romántica at Sabor Latino in Elmhurst, Queens on Saturday, September 24, 2022 after midnight (10pm doors). From $64. 🇵🇷
Friday, March 20, 2020 ~ Ruiz is joined by Colombian Vallenato group Binomio de Oro at La Boom in Woodside, Queens at 10pm. From $30. 🇵🇷
Saturday, February 11, 2017 ~ Ruiz joins Lehman Center’s Valentines concert “Love in Salsa” at 8pm. 🇵🇷