The legacy of Selena Quintanilla Pérez continues to live on nearly thirty years after her untimely passing. Born on April 16th, 1971, Selena's musical journey began as a child when she would perform at her father's restaurant Papa Gayo's, where her talent was immediately noticed. From a professional standpoint, Selena's music career kicked off with the formation of the band Selena y Los Dinos, who would frequently tour along with performing locally in Selena's hometown of Texas, gaining popularity through the years. What followed was a burst of popularity and success for the singer in which she earned the title "Queen of Tejano music," selling millions of records worldwide as people clamored to hear increasingly popular music. Today we'll be taking a look at the best Selena Quintanilla songs of all time in honor of her legacy.
While Selena started off only making Tejano music, she was began to experiment with R&B in the 1990s. Aside from her music career, Selena also became a commercial success landing major endorsements such as her legendary deal with Coca-Cola. Unfortunately Selena's life would tragically end early at the age of 23, but the incredible songs and performances she gave us in her short time here have not only withstood the test of time, but continues to grow with each new generation.
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