Selena Quintanilla Is Getting A Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame

Posted October 21, 2017

Although it's been over 22 years since her untimely death at the mere age of 23 years old, Selena Quintanilla receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame definitely proves that she's one of the biggest Latina singers of all time. That ceremony is set for November 3, which will be proclaimed "Selena Day" in the city of Los Angeles. MORE: Google Doodle honors late Tejano star SelenaSelena began recording professionally in 1982, and in 1989 she signed with the newly-formed Los Angeles record label EMI Latin and released her first of five record setting albums.

The star will be located at 1750 North Vine Street in front of the historic Capital Records Building. As a musician, she has always been credited for bringing the Tejano genre to mainstream recognition, earning herself the title of "Queen of Tejano Music". "We are grateful Selena's life has been an inspiration to so many and we hope it will continue to encourage people to follow their dreams", Suzette Quintanilla told to ET.

The wait for Selena's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is over, her family announced on Facebook. Selena was only 15 when she won female entertainer of the year at the Tejano Music Awards.

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Selena has sold more than 65 million records worldwide and her birthday, April 16, is celebrated as "Selena Day" in Texas.

"Selena's fans will be showing love and will be excited to be a part of this magical moment in time honoring my sister that will only happen once", she added.