Selena Quintanilla is Receiving Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame


Selena Quintanilla is Receiving Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Latin singer Selena Quintanilla is all set to be honoured with a posthumous star on Hollywood Walk of Fame.

The late Tejano music icon's family is scheduled to gather for the dedication ceremony, together with actress Eva Longoria and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, who will proclaim the date "Selena Day".

Famed Tejano singer Selena Quintanilla will be posthumously honored on November 3 in front of the Capitol Records Building in Los Angeles. Remembering Selena, the Queen of Tejano musicSelena's star, the 2,622nd on the Walk of Fame, will be located in front of the Capitol Records building at 1750 N. Vine St. More than 20 years after her death, Selena will finally be recognized for her contributions to music. The news was originally announced back in 2016 when the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce revealed Selena was part of the Walk of Fame Class of 2017. The Grammy Award-winning Mexican-American singer was 23 years old when she was fatally shot by the president of her fan club in March 1995. On October 17, Google celebrated the 28th anniversary of her first studio album, "Selena" by dedicating a special doodle to its release.

Despite a short career, Selena was often called the Queen of Tejano music and was the first Latin artist to have a crossover album debut atop the Billboard 200 with the release of "Dreaming of You".