Singer and now also actor, Ricky Martin, has been nominated for a Drama Desk Award in the category of Outstanding Actor in a Musical, for his role in the current Broadway revival of ‘Evita’.

“Thank u! What a way 2 srt my day!,” the Latin singer said on Twitter.

Martin will compete for the prestigious prize with Raul Esparza for “Leap of Faith”, Danny Burstein for “Follies”, Kevin Earley for “Death Takes a Holiday”, Jeremy Jordan for “Newsies The Musical”, and Norm Lewis for “The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess”.

Martin is also set to host the May 14th New York reception for President Barack Obama to thank him for supporting the rights of homosexuals.

He’s 40.

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Singer and now also actor, Ricky Martin, has been nominated for a Drama Desk Award in the category of Outstanding Actor in a Musical, for his role in the current Broadway revival of 'Evita'. 'Thank u! What a way 2 srt my day!,' the Latin singer said on Twitter. Martin will...