As of 2015 , Selena has sold over 65 million units worldwide, making her the best-selling. The size of the audiences at her shows swelled. Her father had led a band in the 1950s and 1960s that played early rock and roll songs mixed with traditional Mexican music. The family soon went bankrupt and was evicted from their home. In 1990, Selena released another album, , written by her main songwriter, producer, and brother. Selena then began releasing her studio albums under her own logo title Selena and not Selena y Los Dinos. Selena's Secret: The Revealing Story Behind Her Tragic Death.
In December 1993 Selena was moved to a record company that made mostly English-language records. On March 31, 1995 Selena was by , her friend and a former employee of her over disputed embezzlement claims. Su siguiente trabajo discográfico, Amor prohibido, fue el más exitoso. Ethnic and Border Music: A Regional Exploration. She began recording English-language songs for a new album and continued performing. Retrieved on September 7, 2006. José Behar ve el talento y el potencial de Selena y le ofrece trabajo.
It also was named the Tejano Music Award's album of the year. Selena was the youngest of the three Quintanilla children. Selena has achieved critical and commercial success, winning numerous awards before and after her death, and selling over 65 million records worldwide. American Latin Music: Rumba Rhythms, Bossa Nova, and the Salsa Sound. They practiced almost every day. Creció en una familia amorosa y alegre, de origen hispano. Saldívar delayed the handover by claiming she had been raped in Mexico.
En 1995, su álbum Dreaming of you consiguó vender más de dos millones de copias. At some places, the band began to gain a lot of appreciation, while at other performances, where were not accepted, it was booed. With Dreaming of You peaking at number one, Tejano music entered the mainstream market. Switching to Cara and Manny record labels, Selena's albums did not sell much better. Encyclopedia of Latino Popular Culture, Volume 1. Death In early 1995, the Quintanillas discovered that , the president of Selena's fan club Texas-section and the manager of her boutiques, was money from the fan club and decided to her. Archived from on July 6, 2011.
Retrieved on May 20, 2006. «Give Me One More Chance» 3:24 8. Over 20,000 people auditioned for the leading role in the movie. At the hotel, Selena demanded the missing financial papers. She died there from loss of blood at 1:05 p.
At a very young age Selena had a fascination with singing and her father took note and when he heard his daughter sing he knew that she was destined to become a star. For More Information Arrarás, María Celeste. Retrieved on January 18, 2008. In March 1994 her album Selena Live won a Grammy Award for the best Mexican American album. Selena released another hit album in 1992, , which also achieved gold status. Retrieved on June 6, 2006. At this point, Selena developed plans to record an English-language album, but continued to tour for Amor Prohibido while beginning preparations for the album.
Her father moved the family to his hometown of Corpus Christi, Texas, to start over again. Retrieved on February 1, 2008. When one of the guitar players for the band would leave, Abraham Quintanilla Jr. Houston Chronicle, March 31, 1996. Retrieved on June 5, 2006. Numerous vigils and memorials were held in her honor, and radio stations in Texas played her music non-stop.
He later said that he signed Selena because he thought he had discovered the next. The family band, called Selena y Los Dinos, would play there on weekends and at weddings and parties. Their efforts at spreading their names and talents paid off in 1983, when Selena and her band, Selena y Los Dinos, was sighed to a local record company called, Freddie Records. On its release date, the album sold over 175,000 copies, a record for a female pop singer, and it sold four million copies in its first year. There, Selena began to gain popularity and respect as a child singer. Roger Ebert, Retrieved on July 20, 2006.