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    Posted September 30, 2013 by
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    Selena Quintanilla Perez. deserves star on the Hollywood walk of fame she is an Icon A Legend.

     

    Selena Quintanilla perez was born on April 16, 1971, in Lake Jackson, Texas. Selena was considered the "Queen of Tejano," a type of Mexican music that incorporated other styles, such as country. She was also sometimes referred to as the "Mexican Madonna" for her sexy outfits and dance moves. Selena began performing as a child. Selena is a mexican american beakthru performer of tejano and english music. Selena has won many awards making her recording debut in the '80s, going on to become an award-winning recording artist in the Latin music scene with albums like Amor Prohibido and Selena Live. In 1995. Her last album, Dreaming of You, was released posthumously in 1995. Selena became very popular with Tejano music fans, and at the 1987 Tejano Music Awards, she won both "Best Female Vocalist of the Year" and "Performer of the Year." Her 1990 album, Ven Conmigo, was the first Tejano record to achieve gold record status, meaning it sold more than 500,000 copies. In 1992, Selena took enough of a break from her hectic schedule to marry Chris Perez, the band's lead guitarist, that April. Her recordings continued to have strong sales, and she won the Grammy Award (best Mexican-American album) in 1993 for her album Live. In 1994, she and the band played numerous tour dates in New York, California, Puerto Rico and Argentina. Amor Prohibido was released that same year, and went gold. Soon after Live's release, Selena went to work on an English-language album that she hoped would put her on the top of the U.S. pop music charts. tragically her life was cut short on March 31st 1995 by a obsessed fan. Selena's murder sent shockwaves through the Latino community, and her fans around the world mourned the singer's passing. Selena's first English-language album, Dreaming of You, was released after her death and became a huge hit. Her music remains popular today. Since her untimely death, Selena's life story has been the subject of a 1997 film, Selena, which stars jennifer lopez as the Tejano superstar. Selena has broke down walls for today's Latino women singers to take them seriously and to prove that tejano music is not just for men. Selena has touched many hearts with her voice singing and personality. Selena was a true performer and sang from the heart. Selena still lives in many ways and is a true icon to many around the world. She was loved by many and still is and always reached out to kids and to stay in school.Everyday around the world selena's music is played and countinues to inspire and bring a smile to her fans face everyday selena's memory and spirit is still very much here and brings a very warm feeling to our hearts and a smile to our face eveytime her music is played or when she smiles. Selena still holds the title of queen of tejano. Not only did Selena sing with her beautiful voice but she was also a extremely talented designer who wanted women around the world to look as beautiful as she did everyday and very well accomplished it. Selena was a hard working, beautiful young woman who would never forget her fans and loved us fans dearly.when she sang at her concerts or your hear her on the radio it seems like she is just singing to you in a room full of thousands of fans. So many beautiful words can describe but one word that fits most is Icon that is what Selena Quintanilla Perez is to many and her music and voice still lives on. i am starting this because Selena Quintanilla Perez deserves A star on the Hollywood walk of fame and im sure many would agree with me. Selena more then deserves it. so i hope this helps Selena get a star and to have her memory, legacy, and music live on forever. Selena the Icon deserves it. thank you. Heres a little video about Selena to get to know her, she was a very special person and artist. I am trying my hardest to get this for Selena quintanilla perez along with her fans and thank you so much for that lets get this star for selena."a youtube biography of Selena Quintanillas Perez life" http://youtu.be/ArQEsu9xkvo   I started a petition so please feel free to click this link and sign thank you.  https://www.change.org/petitions/hollywood-walk-of-fame-selena-quintanilla-perez-deserves-star-on-the-hollywood-walk-of-fame-she-is-an-icon-a-legend-a-mexican-american-inspiration-woman-an-artist

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