José Antonio Torresola Ruiz, better known as Frankie Ruiz (March 10, 1958 – August 9, 1998), was an American salsa singer and songwriter of Puerto Rican descent. He was known for his powerful voice and his ability to blend traditional salsa with modern influences. His music was characterized by its upbeat rhythms and catchy melodies. He released several successful albums throughout his career, including "La Rueda de la Fortuna" (1982), "El Campeon" (1984), and "Solo" (1995). He was also a prolific songwriter, writing many of his own songs as well as collaborating with other artists. Ruiz was a major influence on the salsa scene in the 1980s and 1990s, and his music continues to be popular today.