Selena Quintanilla Is Getting A Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame

Javier Stokes
October 22, 2017

Selena is finally getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, according to the late singer's official Facebook page. "This day has come and fans from around the world will rejoice in her well-deserved honor", stated Ana Martinez, Producer of the Walk of Fame ceremonies.

Selena was shot by a former employee in 1995 and was 23 years old when she died.

A ceremony will take place in Los Angeles on November 3 where Selena's sister, Suzette, and actress Eva Longoria are scheduled to attend. During the 1987 Tejano Music Awards, Selena snagged both the "Best Female Vocalist of the Year" and "Performer of the Year" awards.

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Fans around the world can watch the event live exclusively clicking here. "Selena is one of the most influential music icons of the 20th century".

She was the first Tejano artist to win a Grammy award and her last record, released after her death, became her first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart, Billboard said. "Her music, style and smile are timeless, and now her star will grace (Hollywood, California) forever".

Meruelo Media, which owns Los Angeles Spanish-language television station KWHY-TV, is the sponsor of the Selena Quintanilla Hollywood Walk of Fame Star.

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