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“Nobody Wants to Be Lonely” is the second single from Ricky Martin’s second English album, Sound Loaded. This unedited version of the song was recorded at Center Staging Studios in Burbank, California for Columbia Records. “Nobody Wants to Be Lonely” was release as a tune in Spanish entitled “Sólo Quiero Amarte”. Later an additional version of “Nobody Wants to Be Lonely” was recorded as a duet with Christina Aguilera, and was then included on three of Martin’s compilations: The Best of Ricky Martin, 17, and 17: Greatest Hits. The single was also released onto Aguilera’s Greatest Hit’s album, Keeps Gettin’ Better: A Decade of Hit’s. The duet was nominated for the 2002 Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals, and reached number one on the Hot Latin Songs chart.

“Nobody Wants to Be Lonely” peaked at number thirteen on the US Billboard Hot 100, thanks to its top ten peak on the Hot 100 Airplay. The single became a top ten hit in most countries, peaking at number one in New Zealand (for two weeks), number four in the United Kingdom and number six in Australia, among others. It was also certified Gold in Australia, Netherlands, Sweden and Switzerland.