Selena Quintanilla is (Finally!) Getting a Hollywood Walk of Fame Star

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About time! The incomparable Selena Quintanilla is going to receive a long overdue recognition, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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On Tuesday, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce's Walk of Fame Selection Committee announced that the late Mexican-American singer is among a list of notables set to receive a star in 2017. "The Walk of Fame Selection Committee is thrilled to announce our newest honorees to the Hollywood Walk of Fame," stated TV Producer Vin Di Bona, according to Latin Times. "The Committee looked carefully at each nominee and we feel that we have selected a great group of talent that will appeal to the tastes of many fans around the world."

He continued, “As a Walk of Famer myself, I know these honorees will look back at the day of their ceremony and remember it with fond memories shared with family and friends, and of course, the fans. We look forward to their big day as the Walk of Fame Class of 2017 become part of Hollywood history on this famous Walk."

Selena joins a number of honorees set to receive the distinction next year, including fellow Texas Latina, Eva Longoria.

Woohoo! #SelenaForever

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Now let's listen to "Amor Prohibido" just because...