Selena

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  • Life Starts

    Life Starts
    On April 16, 1971 Selena was born
  • Beginning of her career

    Beginning of her career
    Selenas dad started a band with Selena and her siblings called "Selena y los dinos"
  • Moving Day

    Moving Day
    Selena and her family moved to Corpus Christi, Texas so they could perform whenever they want
  • First Debut

    Selena makes her first debut at her father's restaurant called "Papas Gayos"
  • More than a Singer

    Selena launches her first clothing line business and she appears in the Mexican Soap Opera, "Dos Mujeres, un Camino".
  • Hard Work Pays Off

    Hard Work Pays Off
    14 year old Selena recorded her first album for a record company
  • Award

    Award
    Selenas won the award for the best female vocalist at age 15
  • Songs

    By 1988, Selena had released five other LP records, namely ‘Alpha,’ ‘And the Winner Is…,’ ‘Munequito de Trapo,’ ‘Dulce Amor,’ and ‘Preciosa.’
  • Signing

    Selena was signed by EMI latin records
  • High School

    Selena attended American School of Correspondence
  • Albums

    Selena's album, "Ven Conmigo" was released and it was the first Tejano album written by a female singer to win golds.
  • Albums

    Albums
    Selena's album, "Ven Conmigo" was released and it was the first Tejano album written by a female singer to win golds.
  • First Tour

    Selena had her first tour and sang cover versions of songs from well known artists
  • Top Charts

    Her 1991 album ‘Nada Se Compara Contigo’ featured a duet titled ‘Buenos Amigos’ by Selena and Álvaro Torres. The song not only topped the ‘U.S. Billboard Top Latin Songs’ chart, but also increased her airplay on popular radio channels.
  • First Love

    First Love
    On April 2, Selena marries her boyfriend Chris Perez. Her dad wasn't very fond of them at first because Chris was their guitar player and he thought it would be weird.
  • First Love

    First Love
    On April 2, Selena marries her boyfriend Chris Perez
  • More than a Singer

    Selena launches her first clothing line business and she appears in the Mexican Soap Opera, "Dos Mujeres, un Camino".
  • Success

    Success
    Selena won her first Grammy award
  • More Awards

    ‘Amor Prohibido’ won ‘Record of the Year’ at the 1995 ‘Tejano Music Awards.’ It also won the ‘Regional/Mexican Album of the Year’ at the 1995 ‘Lo Nuestro Awards.’
  • After Death Album

    Her album ‘Dreaming of You’, which released after her death, created a record by selling 175,000 copies on the first day of its release.
  • Last Performance

    Her last performance, just a little less than a month before her death, took place at the Houston Astrodome in Texas in front of thousands of people.
  • Life Ends

    Life Ends
    On March 31, Selena lost her life due to losing a lot of blood from getting shot by her manager
  • Tribute

    Tribute
    The movie "Selena" was made to honor her. Jennifer Lopez played her role