The 50 Best Latino Singers of All Time!
02/08/2013 - 17:36 | 0 Comments|
Texas born Tejano singer, Selena Quintanilla was groomed for stardom at the tender age of nine after her father Abraham Quintanilla launched the family band Selena y Los Dinos. Selena’s powerful voice and natural stage presence landed her a record deal in 1989. Four years later, the legendary singer’s album “Selena Live!” won a Grammy for “Best Mexican Album.” Her fifth studio album Amor Prohibido garnered commercial success and produced four hit songs including “Bidi Bidi Bom Bom” and “Como La Flor.” The Queen of Tejano music graced the stage for over 60,000 fans at Houston’s Astrodome in 1995.
That same year, former assistant Yolanda Saldivar tragically murdered Selena. A musical icon before her death, there’s no doubt that Selena had so much more to offer the world of music. In an interview related to her volunteer efforts for education Selena said, “If you have a dream, don’t let anyone take it away and always believe that the impossible is possible.” Her last album, “Dreaming of You” sold over three million copies.