She made six albums between 1987 and 1994. She won a Grammy award for her album, Selena Live, in 1993. Her album, Ven Conmigo, was the first Tejano record to achieve gold status. It sold more than 500,000 copies. At the Tejano Music Awards, she obtained the award for “Best Female Vocalist of the Year and “Performer of the Year”.
She changed the Hispanic Latino community forever by her positive contributions and impacted our society with her wonderful accomplishments. Even though Selena died in 1995, she is still remembered today for everything she has done in her lifetime. As a Mexican-American woman, she broke barriers and made recording history with her music. Selena was always determined to reach the top without ever giving up and by having this attitude, she made it to the top. I like this about her because I can relate to how she is.
Though, after a tragic murder ending her life, Selena will always be remembered as the first successful female Tejano singer. It all started when Selena sang the song “Blue Moon” in front of her father. Abraham, her father, instantly knew that she had talent. Taking ahold of this opportunity, he created a band consisting of Selena, Suzette (his other daughter), and A.B. (his son). Selena y los Dinos started by playing in a restaurant that their father opened up.
It was very popular and sold like crazy (George Strait, 2012). Strait Out of the Box sold over five million copies which broke the records in country music history in the year 1999 (Bego, 1997). When Strait made the album Blue Clear Sky, he made a very rare accomplishment. The album made it onto both country and pop charts. It was played on pop radio stations too (Carlin, 2006).
These opportunities were made possible because Garth Brooks was not afraid to try something new, to be a new movement. Brook’s public affirmation of rock music immensely provoked the turning point of the biggest selling country artist of all time. Country music queen, Reba McEntire is one of the greatest female country artists, whose influence in long lived. Her astonishing legacy was not handed to her on a silver platter; however, she worked hard to earn her title as the Queen of country music. McEntire’s great work ethic and big heart made her the woman she is today.
Etta James was a well known American singer that sang many genres. She sang gospel, blues, R&B, rock and roll, soul and even jazz. James went through a lot and overcame even more things to get to where she was. She started her career at a very young age and then everything began building by itself. James earned everything she had, and made decisions that changed her whole life.
Her parents are Abraham and Marcella Quintanilla. She married her guitarist, Christopher Perez on April 2, 1992, but had no children. Selena’s father saw her romance between the guitarists as a conflict of interest. He believed he was after fortune; however, the relationship persevered. Her career started with the encouragement and support of her parents and family as well as her roots.
Page 1 of 2 SelenaBy: Anna MastMost people have heard of the famous Mexican-American singer Selena. She did so many tremendous things, influenced so many people, and made such a big impact in the music industry. Selena mainly focused on Mexican music when she first started. She did not always stick to her Mexican culture and Mexican music though. This is the story and background of Selena Quintanilla-Perez.
Selena Quintanilla is a role model now and when she was alive. She inspires young women and especially young latino women to be the best selves they can be no matter how hard it is. Selena Quintanilla was a Latino singer that rose to fame in 1992 when she finally heard one of her songs on the radio. She also recorded an English album that attracted her many more American fans. Without her family know of this would have been possible.
The debut single on the album, "Stronger Than Me," earned the new artist an Ivor Novello award. Frank also hit double platinum status” (Biography.com 1). Her management company was suggesting that she attend rehab, but she refused. Winehouse then abandoned that management company, and then wrote her next single, “Rehab”, for her album Back to Black, which she released in 2006. Subsequently, “Less than a month after her BRIT win, Back to Black made its American debut.
Country singer Lynn Anderson has died at the age of 67. Anderson enjoyed a long career both as a country singer and cross-over artist. She had her first solo hit in 1967, while signed as an artist with Chart Records. The song was Ride, Ride, Ride, an upbeat song written by Anderson’s mother Liz Anderson.
Selena was a songwriter, singer, spokesperson, actress, and fashion designer. That 's who Selena was. Who killed Selena Selena was killed March 31, 1995 by Yolanda Saldivar. Saldívar shot Selena in the back, piercing an artery that led from her .heart, killing her. Yolanda wanted to end her one life but shot Selena on accident, but the court didn’t
She went on to act in two more movies “Mahogany” and “The Wiz”. The Guinness Book of World Records declared Ross the most successful female music artist in history in 1993. This was due to the fact that she had more hits than any other female artists on the charts – 70 hit singles while she was a part of The Supremes. As a solo artist she has sold over 100 million records all over the globe.
But they don’t know about her past and how her fans look up to her. Since Selena has become a star she has brought more attention to the latino music industry and helped many other artists become recognized. Selena was very close with her fans and she was very thankful for them and she never took her fame for advantage. She stayed family oriented and made sure to put her family